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  • Erika Ettin: The online bookstore of love

    Let's say you walked into a bookstore, and there was a book called, "The Scientific Answer to Your Most Common Questions." Would you buy it? Now, what if the title were instead "Why Do Men Have Nipples? : Hundreds of Questions You'd Only Ask a Doctor...
  • Family Entrepreneurs: Parents, kids build businesses from the ground up

    Family Entrepreneurs: Parents, kids build businesses from the ground up
    During a tumultuous time in her life, Melanie Grefe decided to take a leap of faith. Three years ago, the Hollywood resident packed her two kids in the car and began driving. She ended up in a place that would eventually change her life: Weeki Wachee...
  • Google grabs Morgan Stanley CFO Ruth Porat

    Google grabs Morgan Stanley CFO Ruth Porat
    Ruth Porat, chief financial officer of Morgan Stanley, is leaving to take the same job at Google Inc., a symbolically significant move by a high-profile Wall Street executive -- and one of the finance industry's most prominent women. Google said in a...
  • Google hires Morgan Stanley's Ruth Porat as CFO

    Google hires Morgan Stanley's Ruth Porat as CFO
    Morgan Stanley's chief financial officer, Ruth Porat, is leaving the New York investment bank for the same job at Google Inc. She will start at Google on May 26 and will report to CEO and co-founder Larry Page. Morgan Stanley says Porat's last day...
  • Rhyme of the Day blog finds reason in rhyme

    Rhyme of the Day blog finds reason in rhyme
    Usually when John Enright posts online, it rhymes. Like this early morning ditty: "Old and tired or bold and wired? I'll be whichever is required." Or this hot take: "Putin is sort of missing. He's off the public stage. I'm thinking 'another facelift'...
  • Are you willing to pay to watch video clips online?

    Would you pay to see some of the Internet's best video clips first? Vessel, a new service trying to change the way that short video pieces make money on the Internet and mobile devices, is betting on it. Instead of free-for-all distribution supported...
  • Twitch warns users of possible hacking incident

    Amazon.com's video game streaming platform Twitch informed users that their accounts may have been hacked. Twitch told users that it had taken steps to accelerate the expiration of their passwords and stream keys as a precaution, while disconnecting...
  • App opens gateway to employment in Baltimore

    App opens gateway to employment in Baltimore
    A new door to employment in Baltimore is opening wider. The gateway is the latest variation in finding and applying for jobs online. Called Apploi, it's an application for computers, smartphones and tablets that allows users to fill out an application...
  • Kerry Washington, Roland Emmerich among GLAAD honorees

    Actress Kerry Washington, director Roland Emmerich, the film "The Imitation Game" and television shows "Transparent" and "How to Get Away With Murder" have received stamps of approval from GLAAD. GLAAD is a U.S.-based group that promotes lesbian, gay,...
  • Amazon drones, NFL blackouts and other potential collisions

    Amazon drones, NFL blackouts and other potential collisions
    Amazon has approval to test drones for delivery. Which explains the new ads about how well its tablets withstand being dropped. Drones plus power lines may lend new meaning to Amazon Fire. NFL owners voted to suspend their 42-year-old local TV...
  • Quirky Twitter account helps sell Mount Prospect house

    Quirky Twitter account helps sell Mount Prospect house
    There's a cottage industry out there of authors penning books on how to sell a home. Search the phrase "selling your house" on Amazon and more than 2,600 book results pop up. Rich Burghgraef didn't read a book, but he did hire real estate agents. In...