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  • Correction: Target-Free Shipping story

    In a story Feb. 23 about Target Corp.'s free shipping policy, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Overstock.com offers free shipping only to loyalty club members. It offers free shipping on orders over $50 to all shoppers in the continental U....
  • Apple ordered to pay $532.9 million for violating patents

    Apple ordered to pay $532.9 million for violating patents
    Apple Inc. has been ordered to pay $532.9 million after a federal jury ruled that it willfully infringed on intellectual property owned by a Texas patent licensing company and used on Apple's iTunes. The company, Smartflash LLC, holds patents that cover...
  • Diversity in children's books grew (some) last year

    More children's books featured African-Americans last year, but it may be too early to applaud any real change in publishing. The number of books written by or about African-Americans almost doubled last year to 179, according to the Cooperative...
  • An Orange Moon helps add WOW to Humboldt Park area

    An Orange Moon helps add WOW to Humboldt Park area
    They call Lynne McDaniel "the goddess of WOW." But not for the wow-worthy, midcentury-modern finds in her vintage furniture shop in Humboldt Park. Rather, the title refers to McDaniel's efforts to build the WOW District, a blossoming shopping corridor...
  • Book highlights Hampton Roads' vital role in WWII

    Book highlights Hampton Roads' vital role in WWII
    In his latest book, retired educator Joseph Freitus provides a thorough briefing to those not aware of how vital Tidewater Virginia was to World War II efforts. His "Virginia in the War Years: Military Bases, the U-Boat War and Daily Life" begins with...
  • Digital jobs help drive Hollywood employment to highest level in decade

    Digital jobs help drive Hollywood employment to highest level in decade
    A surge in digital entertainment jobs from new online shows on Amazon, YouTube and other new-media outlets has helped drive employment in Hollywood to the highest level in a decade. Some 8,000 new jobs were added to the motion picture and sound...
  • Your financial advisor soon may need to have your best interests at heart

    For a quick take on the latest consumer news, check out Monday's Consumer Confidential segment on KTLA-TV: Financial advisors. Financial advisors aren't required to act in your best interest. They just have to steer you into "suitable" investments,...
  • Drones are the new buzz in ag business

    Drones are the new buzz in ag business
    Expect to see drones flying over vineyards, orchards and fields soon. A Hayden, Idaho, company — the first in the nation with federal permission to use unmanned aircraft for commercial agriculture — is lining up farming clients in the Yakima...
  • Moment of Friday: Oscar-nominated animated shorts are online!

    Moment of Friday: Oscar-nominated animated shorts are online!
    Every year when I watch the Academy Awards, I pray that someone will have the bright idea to get rid of all the ceremony's treacly song-and-dance numbers so that the screen time might be better used to air all the animated shorts (which, unless you're...
  • Facebook launches tool to help advertisers track campaigns' success

    Facebook launches tool to help advertisers track campaigns' success
    Facebook launched a new tool for advertisers on Tuesday that it says will show that ads displayed on the social network are effective, even if people don’t buy something immediately after seeing them. The feature, called “conversion lift...
  • More options than ever for mobile credit card readers

    More options than ever for mobile credit card readers
    NEW YORK (AP) — Need to accept credit cards for your small business? You have more reader options than ever. Online retailers Amazon and Etsy are the latest companies to offer the devices, which plug in to smartphones and tablets and let business...