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  • Consumer Reports: To share or not to share streaming-video log-ins?

    A survey conducted in December 2014 by the Consumer Reports National Research Center revealed that 46 percent of American adults with streaming media accounts admitted to sharing login credentials with people living outside their homes, which could...
  • Consumer Reports: Five grocery sites that really deliver

    If you've never bought groceries online — or if you have and found it unsatisfying — now is a great time to give it a try, says ShopSmart, the shopping magazine from the publisher of Consumer Reports. ShopSmart looked at five national...
  • E-reader: The true story behind 'Lolita'

    E-reader: The true story behind 'Lolita'
    The Real Lolita by Sarah Weinman, 45-minute read, Hazlitt free Sarah Weinman explores the real-life abduction case that inspired Nabokov's "Lolita." In 1948, 11-year old Sally Horner was kidnapped by Frank La Salle, a grizzled former mechanic who kept...
  • City Paper rabble-rouser Baynard Woods to have book turned into TV series

    City Paper rabble-rouser Baynard Woods to have book turned into TV series
    "Coffin Point," the true-crime book inspired by a real-life Hoodoo-practicing sheriff in Beaufort County, South Carolina, written by area raconteur, shit-stirrer, and, oh right, City Paper Managing Editor Baynard Woods, is set to be turned into a one-hour...
  • Amazon's Dash Button, for quick reordering, is not an April Fools' joke

    Amazon's Dash Button, for quick reordering, is not an April Fools' joke
    Amazon.com introduced a device Tuesday with which customers can reorder products with, literally, the push of a button. The Seattle retailer’s Dash Button is a physical version of its 1-click ordering. The user sets up the device to correspond...
  • Charter to buy Bright House cable

    Charter to buy Bright House cable
    An industry expert said a series of cable mergers and acquisitions has left the market in fewer hands, just as it needs to embrace innovation. On Tuesday, Bright House Networks, the major provider for Internet and cable television in Orlando and Tampa...
  • 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...
  • Freebie Friday: Frontier $39 airfare sale, $10 gift from Bonefish Grill, $40 off at Kohl's

    Freebie Friday: Frontier $39 airfare sale, $10 gift from Bonefish Grill, $40 off at Kohl's
    TGIFF! (Thank Goodness It's Freebie Friday!) Easter (April 5) and Passover (April 3) are coming up, so this is the weekend to shop. I've got four $10-off coupons at Kohl's to save on spring fashions for the whole family, an offer from Fandango.com for...
  • 5 reasons Silicon Valley is riveted by the Ellen Pao trial

    5 reasons Silicon Valley is riveted by the Ellen Pao trial
    With salacious details of workplace trysts and alleged discrimination and the potentially high financial stakes involved, the trial of venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers has captured the imagination of Silicon Valley. As the jury...
  • Morgan Stanley CFO Ruth Porat to be Google's new CFO

    Morgan Stanley CFO Ruth Porat to be Google's new CFO
    The balance of power between Wall Street and Silicon Valley shifted another degree westward. 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...
  • HBO strengthens ties to Bay Area as center of gravity in media shifts

    HBO strengthens ties to Bay Area as center of gravity in media shifts
    The notion that HBO has left its heart in the Bay Area is no accident. The premium cable network has held two major events there in the last two weeks. The first was the unveiling of its new stand-alone streaming service, HBO Now, as part of a deal with...