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  • Business Highlights

    ___ As tastes change, big food makers try hipster guises At a taco shop in Southern California, milkshakes are served in mason jars and a chalkboard menu lists "The 1%er" made with lobster meat. The logo is a pink skull and instead of buzzers,...
  • Fate of health care law is in justices' hands � again

    WASHINGTON Four little words will make a world of difference when the Supreme Court considers a potentially disabling challenge to President Barack Obama's signature health care law Wednesday. In a case that concerns language and politics more than the...
  • Kaneland students show off technology skills

    Kaneland students show off technology skills
    McDole Elementary fourth-grader Jack Gusinde was impressed with how his class in Kaneland School District actually communicated with an explorer who has traveled to remote corners of the world. "We learned first-hand what the Amazon rain forest was...
  • 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

    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...
  • Target lowers free shipping minimum to $25

    MINNEAPOLIS Target Corp. is raising the online shopping stakes with the announcement Monday that it is lowering its free shipping threshold on online orders to $25 from $50. In doing so, the Minneapolis-based retailer now offers a more competitive free...
  • Target slices free-shipping minimum in half to $25

    Target slices free-shipping minimum in half to $25
    Target has sliced its minimum online purchase to qualify for free shipping in half to $25 as the Internet becomes a bigger and bigger sales hub for retailers. The minimum takes aim at competitors Wal-Mart and Amazon.com, both of which have higher...
  • Superfish points fingers over ad software security flaws

    A little-known Silicon Valley startup was caught in a firestorm of criticism this week for making software that exposed Lenovo laptop users to hackers bent on stealing personal information. But Superfish Inc. has also won praise for producing visual...
  • 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...
  • FTC files complaint over anti-insect wrist bands

    The Federal Trade Commission has filed a complaint against a company that makes wrist bands intended to repel insects, saying there is no evidence they work. Online listings say the Viatek Bugband10 repels mosquitoes and other pests up to five days....
  • Apple ordered to pay $533 million in iTunes patent lawsuit

    Apple ordered to pay $533 million in iTunes patent lawsuit
    The bitter patent wars have flared again, and this time, Apple Inc. emerged the loser. The world's most valuable company was ordered by a federal jury to pay $532.9 million to Smartflash, a tiny Texas company that alleged that Apple willfully...