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  • Father of Ohio teen poisoned by caffeine powder files suit

    Amazon.com and caffeine powder distributors didn't provide proper warnings about the supplement's dangers, resulting in the death of an Ohio high school student last year, the teen's father said in a lawsuit filed Friday. Eighteen-year-old Logan Stiner...
  • Embracing a grain called freekeh, with help from the experts

    Embracing a grain called freekeh, with help from the experts
    The great grain parade keeps on growing. You've mastered barley, farro and even quinoa, are you ready to get freekeh? The latest entry in the seemingly ever-expanding universe of whole grains, freekeh is a Middle Eastern grain made from green wheat...
  • Race, partisan politics, outside money fueling Winter Park mayor's contest

    Race, partisan politics, outside money fueling Winter Park mayor's contest
    Racial politics have entered the Winter Park mayor's race — a contest already heated because of a flood of money from outside groups. The two candidates, Commissioner Steve Leary and former Circuit Judge Cynthia Mackinnon, have each raised more...
  • Etsy, website where 20 million a year buy artsy goods, crafts IPO plan

    Etsy, website where 20 million a year buy artsy goods, crafts IPO plan
    Etsy Inc., an online shop where people sell artsy goods, filed on Wednesday to go public. The nearly 10-year-old start-up, based in Brooklyn, N.Y., said in a Securities and Exchange Commission¬†filing that it’s seeking to raise $100 million in an...
  • Alibaba opens data center in Silicon Valley

    Alibaba opens data center in Silicon Valley
    The cloud-computing unit of Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba is making its first foray into the U.S. by opening a data center in Silicon Valley. Aliyun, Alibaba's cloud-computing subsidiary, is opening the center to try to sell its data storage and...
  • Supreme Court wades into dispute over online retailers and state taxes

    WASHINGTON Online merchants won an important technical victory at the Supreme Court on Tuesday, empowering them to challenge state sales tax reporting requirements in federal court. Rejecting the pleas of two dozen states including Idaho, Texas,...
  • Supreme Court allows challenge to Colorado Internet tax law

    A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that federal courts can hear a dispute over Colorado's Internet tax law. One justice suggested it was time to reconsider the ban on state collection of sales taxes from companies outside their borders. The ruling...
  • WIRELESS SHOW HIGHLIGHTS: New phones, new ways to connect

    High-end smartphones from Samsung and HTC have gotten much of the attention at this week's wireless show in Barcelona, Spain, but cheaper options are coming from Microsoft, Lenovo and others too. Meanwhile, Google and Facebook are working on giving people...
  • Oren Miller

    Oren Miller
    Oren Miller, a stay-at-home dad who created A Blogger and a Father blog, which attracted worldwide attention, and the equally successful Facebook group "Dad Bloggers," died Saturday at his Owings Mills home of cancer. He was 42. "Oren's blog was a life-...
  • 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...
  • 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...