| Sep 4, 2014
| 2:10 PM
In the last week of August, Twitter entertained dozens of potential young recruits at a chic studio, while Facebook served drinks and snacks to job-seekers at its own office. More than 175 showed up to a similar event at Google in June.
| Sep 6, 2014
| 7:07 PM
As one of the world's richest men, Chicago hedge fund manager Kenneth Griffin has contributed hundreds of millions of dollars to causes around the globe since 1999, including tens of millions to Chicago institutions.
But one of the vehicles for his...
| Sep 6, 2014
Cully Johnston's LinkedIn profile reflects his diverse skill set. Top two areas of expertise: golf and guitar.
Asked if he's better at putting or strumming, Johnston said it's no contest.
"I've been playing golf since I was 1," he said. "I didn't know...
| Aug 27, 2014
A new sculpture will be unveiled in Bushnell Park in Hartford on Wednesday, Sept. 3. The design of the sculpture, made of 2,000 pounds of steel and wood, is two hands shaking.
It's a message of goodwill and peaceful cooperation, a harmonious message,...
| Aug 30, 2014
These days, as the threat of malicious software and sophisticated cybercriminals reaches every corner of modern life, each consumer has vulnerabilities, according to Consumer Reports. And the first step in protecting yourself is to know where you are...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The $970 million in cash Amazon is paying to purchase Twitch isn't just good news for the founders of the company that live-streams people playing videogames. Another player that's quietly operated in the wings, Ustream, could now also benefit and find...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Think the job market is in the toilet? For some, that's absolutely right. They are looking for a job while doing their business.
This insight comes courtesy of a survey by the Polling Co. on behalf of Jobvite out Thursday highlighting where and how...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 3:15 PM
An Evanston man exchanged text messages last fall with a 14-year-old he met on Craigslist before paying for a taxi to take him to his home, where the teen performed a sex act on him, prosecutors said Saturday.
Jonathan Labe, 53, of the 900 block Reba...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 9:11 AM
Last week millions of people rushed to change their online passwords after news of a major encryption flaw called Heartbleed began to circulate.
Heartbleed infected hundreds of thousands of sites, including popular ones like Facebook and Netflix, and...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 7:23 PM
Since it became apparent last week that Satya Nadella was in line to become only the third chief executive of Microsoft, the Indian community in Silicon Valley has been bubbling over with pride.
That his ascension would generate such excitement might...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:35 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter is hinting that it will file a lawsuit if it is not allowed to release far more detailed information about requests for information about users it receives from the U.S. government.
Twitter is "considering legal options" on...