| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:10 AM
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Individual Retirement Account contributions are getting larger - an encouraging sign of a recovering economy and improved habits among retirement savers.
But there is an "I" in IRA for a reason: investors are in charge of managing...
| Jul 23, 2014
Don't worry. It happens to everyone.
Sometimes we get into a rut on social media. We get used to a certain kind of tweet and comfortable Facebook post and think no one will notice if we stick with it.
When there's no longer any fun in your social...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Jason Biggs made a joke online about Thursday's Malaysia Airlines wreck in Ukraine. People on Twitter got upset and called him names.
Biggs proceeded to own his tweet instead of deleting it and -- how do we say it politely? -- told those who were...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 9:53 AM
Sunday 11:50 a.m. Everything is wrapping up now at the Chicago Hilton as the 2014 Blackhawks Convention comes to a close.
A few interesting things to note on the final day: by far the best thing on sale at the convention was a Jim Cornelison bobblehead...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Hundreds of flights to and from Shanghai were delayed or canceled Monday as Chinese authorities imposed strict air traffic control measures reportedly due to military exercises -- the second such near-shutdown of airspace over the metropolis in eight...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:16 PM
What's the secret to winning Fort Lauderdale's annual Burger Battle?
Ask Evan David and Mike Saperstein, owners of Charm City Burger Company in Deerfield Beach, who took home the Burger Battle trophy this year.
It's all about the beef: 70 percent...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Syfy's campy "Sharknado 2: The Second One" delivered a bigger tempest on social media than its first showing, scoring as the most-tweeted TV show Wednesday as users and advertisers looked to gleefully lampoon -- and gain attention from -- the cabler's...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Remember Sling, the company that pioneered place-shifting TV? Well, not only is it still around, but it just released a cheaper and more refined Slingbox.
Sling made its mark by giving consumers remote access to the live and recorded video they could get...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 10:30 AM
He may be huge on YouTube, but few in Hollywood know who Shane Dawson is. Not yet, anyway.
The 26-year-old is best known to 12 million-plus subscribers across three different YouTube channels, but he's about to make a name for himself in film and TV,...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Last year, Snapchat decided Facebook's $3-billion offer wasn't cool. You know what's cool? $10 billion.
The Venice start-up is reportedly in talks with investors, including Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba Group Holdings, for a round of financing...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Twitter Inc.'s increased efforts to hold onto new users succeeded in the second quarter, the company reported Tuesday, providing investors some confidence that the social network can persuade more Internet users to join its flock.
Shares of the...