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  • Businesses urged to create "digital storefront"

    Businesses urged to create "digital storefront"
    When the economy gets rough, Kelly Lafferman noted, there’s a trend among many businesses to look at marketing as a luxury, not a necessity. And as those companies ponder possible cuts, they often turn to their marketing expenses for a spot on the...
  • Devotees celebrate Tolkien reading day at Forest Park comic shop

    Devotees celebrate Tolkien reading day at Forest Park comic shop
    Among top J.R.R. Tolkien fans, Oak Park resident Beth Potterveld admits she has shortcomings. Her Elvish — the made-up language at the center of Tolkien's works — is only good enough to cobble together a few sentences, she said. But her...
  • Amazon expected to debut video device

    Amazon.com Inc. invited journalists Thursday to a news conference in New York next week that is widely speculated to be the debut of a new set-top box from the online retail giant. The company said the gathering, at Milk Studios in Manhattan on...
  • Amazon announces April 2 event: Video-streaming device coming?

    Amazon.com has sent out invitations to members of the media for an April 2 event at which the company is expected to unveil a video-streaming device. The online retailer is scheduled to hold the event in New York at 8 a.m. PDT, according to a screenshot...
  • Amazon sigue a Google y recorta precios de servicios en nube

    Por Deepa Seetharaman SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc anunció el miércoles que bajará los precios de la mayoría de sus servicios de computación en nube a partir del 1 de abril, un día después de que su rival Google Inc presentara un...
  • Oddest book title of the year: 'How to Poo on a Date'

    "How to Poo on a Date: The Lovers' Guide to Toilet Etiquette" by Mats & Enzo has been named the winner of the Diagram Prize for oddest book title of the year. Writing duo Mats & Enzo have made the finalist list for the prize three previous times with...
  • Zola's Bookish recommendation engine goes to work for libraries

    Zola's Bookish recommendation engine goes to work for libraries
    Let's start with the idea of a recommendation engine. It's an informal term to describe the complex algorithms that parse masses of data to make suggestions of the "if you like that, you'll like this" variety. Online services crave good recommendation...
  • Facing the Windows XP apocalypse? Here are some options

    Are you ready for the "XP Apocalypse" on April 8? That's when Microsoft Corp. plans to stop issuing security updates for the aging, but still-popular XP version of its flagship Windows operating system, which by some estimates is still running on...
  • Netflix Dropping Fox's '24′ From Streaming Queue

    Tick, tick, tick: Netflix users have only about a week to watch Fox's "24," the real-time thriller starring Kiefer Sutherland, before the series is removed from the streaming service. Netflix's rights to "24" -- 202 episodes in all -- expire April 1....
  • Take precautions with gift cards this graduation season

    Talk about an impulse purchase gone bad. That's the polite way of describing my recent shopping experience after purchasing a $50 Amazon.com gift card for my nephew Charlie, who was turning six. The easiest thing would have been to order the gift card...
  • Verizon accused of forcing Internet phones on land-line users

    Verizon accused of forcing Internet phones on land-line users
    SACRAMENTO — Two years ago, California's two giant telecom companies and their Silicon Valley allies won passage of a law freeing phone-over-the-Internet calls from government regulation. The 2012 law was essential to the creation of high-tech...