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  • Tech review: Three ways to control your lights at home or away

    Home automation seems to be one of those tech industry snowballs that's starting to roll downhill. The 2015 Consumer Electronics Show was packed with new ways to control your home environment. I've been testing the Wink Hub, which brings together the...
  • Sound Advice: Looking for a good vinyl sound system on the cheap

    Q. I want to build a system to listen to vinyl records, and have seen you warn people away from plastic USB turntables and integrated systems. What is the least amount I can spend to enjoy records, without buying junk? Fred W., San Jose, Calif. A. Not...
  • Ace Hardware tests same-day delivery near some stores

    Ace Hardware tests same-day delivery near some stores
    Ace Hardware said Tuesday that it is testing same-day delivery at 33 of its more than 4,400 stores as it prepares for a wider rollout of the service. The Oak Brook-based hardware store cooperative is offering Express Delivery to customers within 5 miles...
  • Online sales buoy Indianapolis Girl Scout wounded by gunfire

    An Indianapolis Girl Scout who was shot in the leg as she headed to a meeting to pick up cookies is expected to be a top seller thanks to an online drive. Nine-year-old Sinai (sih-NEYE') Miller was outside her family's apartment on Feb. 4 when she was...
  • Digital jobs help drive Hollywood employment to highest level in decade

    Digital jobs help drive Hollywood employment to highest level in decade
    A surge in digital entertainment jobs from new online shows on Amazon, YouTube and other new-media outlets has helped drive employment in Hollywood to the highest level in a decade. Some 8,000 new jobs were added to the motion picture and sound...
  • Oprah Winfrey selects Cynthia Bond's 'Ruby' for next book club pick

    From the very first sentence, Oprah Winfrey loved what became her latest book club pick. "I thought, 'Wow, this is so good I have to wait until I actually have the time to absorb the language,'" said Winfrey, during a recent telephone interview with...
  • Dish's online TV package debuts, targets cord-cutters

    Dish's online TV package debuts, targets cord-cutters
    Dish Network's online television service, Sling TV, debuted Monday as a way to entice people who have dropped their cable or satellite TV service or never had one. It's cheaper than a traditional pay-TV package, but it comes with fewer channels....
  • Ulta's Mary Dillon plans for a gorgeous future

     Ulta's Mary Dillon plans for a gorgeous future
    Mary Dillon wasn't a regular Ulta Beauty shopper before she took the reins at the hard-charging cosmetics chain in 2013. Like many women, she spread her cosmetics purchases around, picking up a lipstick or eyeliner from Macy's, Nordstrom, Walgreens,...
  • Insured, But Not Covered

    c.2015 New York Times News Service When Karen Pineman of Manhattan received notice that her longtime health insurance policy didn't comply with the Affordable Care Act's requirements, she gamely set about shopping for a new policy through the public...
  • Library shelves a treasure of Hampton Roads history

    Library shelves a treasure of Hampton Roads history
    Typically this blog spotlights local, contemporary writers. But while cleaning out the shelves of the Daily Press library a few months back, I discovered a couple treasures to commemorate Black History Month. These books, written by Hampton Roads...
  • A Better Mousetrap Just One Of Avon Firm's Moneymaking Designs

    A Better Mousetrap Just One Of Avon Firm's Moneymaking Designs
    AVON — Frank von Holzhausen, the only original founder left at Group 4, chuckles when he admits that from time to time, at a cocktail party, he will say: "I invented the better mousetrap." He had help, of course, but the Avon product and...