| Jun 11, 2014
| 11:17 AM
HARTFORD — On a late November afternoon in 2012, city officials met with executives from the New Britain Rock Cats and put in motion a secret 18-month negotiation to bring the minor league club to Hartford.
The meeting at Salute on Trumbull Street...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 1:49 PM
At the Shedd Aquarium, it is possible, at times, to imagine yourself as a fish swimming in a crowded school — especially if you try to head downstream while everybody else in the place is going up.
Drawing more then 2 million visitors each year to...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Supermarket giant Kroger Co. wants to beef up its Internet operations.
The operator of Ralphs and Food 4 Less said Wednesday that it is buying Vitacost.com, an online seller of vitamins and other health-oriented products, for $280 million. Kroger...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Withoutabox co-founders David Straus, Joe Neulight and Fred Kramer have launched Los Angeles-based Critical Mass Studios as a rights-tracking specialist for the entertainment industry.
The venture, which launched several months ago, is the first...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 5:40 PM
"The Fault in Our Stars," the bestselling young adult novel by John Green, made its way to movie screens this weekend, and the literary adaptation topped the box office, soaring over its competition.
"The Fault in Our Stars," which stars Shailene...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Amazon unveiled its first smartphone Wednesday. The Amazon Fire has many of the bells and whistles of other smartphones, with some new twists and with one extra, Amazon-only component: Firefly.
Firefly is a program that allows users to point their...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 1:36 PM
E-commerce behemoth EBay Inc. launched a full-priced designer shopping destination Tuesday in a play to expand beyond its roots as an auction site.
Called the Designer Collective, the site offers men and women's clothing and accessories from 16...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 2:30 PM
CBS said it would add a sci-fi drama, "Zoo," to its lineup for next summer, continuing a recent effort to launch escapist fare with elements of the supernatural and the extraterrestrial for a time of year when broadcast networks once largely kept new...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:08 AM
Editor's note: This guest post was submitted by the deal hunters at crazytowndeals.com.
Holiday shopping hype can be deafening. We see and hear so many advertisements for the latest, greatest, biggest, most life-changing sales we'll ever see that it...
| Jul 7, 2014
Book and journal publishers saw relatively flat sales last year, even though the industry sold a record number of e-books, according to a recent report co-produced by the Association of American Publishers and the Book Industry Study Group.
| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:30 AM
CBS, like every other TV network, is seeing audiences increasingly shift to Internet viewing of programming -- and that's been a good thing for the Eye, according to chief research officer David F. Poltrack.
"We actually make more money per viewer...