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  • 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....
  • Recalls this week: cocktail shaker sets, tools

    A line of cocktail shaker sets that can shatter unexpectedly have been recalled this week. Other consumer products being recalled include artificial Christmas trees and cable stripping tools. Here's a more detailed look: COCKTAIL SHAKER SETS DETAILS:...
  • Freebie Friday: Free Starbucks coffee, $20 off at Macy's, $10 BJ's membership

    Freebie Friday: Free Starbucks coffee, $20 off at Macy's, $10 BJ's membership
    Happy Freebie Friday! It's may be cold out today, but my huge list of free stuff will warm you up.  Today's great offers include a $20-off coupon at Macy's, a free pound of Starbucks coffee and a one-year BJ's membership for $10 from Living social....
  • Aurora, Elgin libraries add digital services as demand grows

    Aurora, Elgin libraries add digital services as demand grows
    Libraries in the Fox Valley are again expanding digital offerings, adding online video and music services to a growing list of options patrons can use to access materials from the comfort of the living room couch. This week, the Aurora Public Library...
  • Central Florida becoming key hub for e-commerce

    Central Florida becoming key hub for e-commerce
    The latest evidence of e-commerce disruption in Central Florida is the planned closing of a postal distribution center and a new FedEx center being built near Amazon's million-square-foot warehouse. The newest activity is taking place halfway between...
  • America, sell drones at home

    America, sell drones at home
    I'm a bit annoyed with our government. Not because of the approaching tax season or my recent arrest for rolling an unlicensed "gluten cannon" into a Whole Foods. No, I'm miffed because America has become a world leader in the field of flying robots...
  • 'Mozart in the Jungle': What it gets right and wrong about classical music

    'Mozart in the Jungle': What it gets right and wrong about classical music
    "Mozart in the Jungle," Amazon's new comedy series set in the world of a fictional symphony orchestra, has officially been picked up for a second season, the online company announced Wednesday. The first season of the satirical show, which debuted in...
  • Amazon orders five pilots to series, renews 'Mozart in the Jungle'

    Amazon orders five pilots to series, renews 'Mozart in the Jungle'
    Amazon announced Wednesday that it has ordered full seasons of five pilots, including a Philip K. Dick adaptation, a magazine show inspired by one of the nation's most esteemed publications and two children's programs. Pilots getting a greenlight are...