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  • Virtual reality grows up, in Southland's backyard

    Virtual reality grows up, in Southland's backyard
    It's long been the stuff of science fiction, the ability to wear a headset and feel as if you're in another world. Creating an affordable virtual reality device for the mass market has been the holy grail of sorts for game developers and futurists....
  • Why a Loss for Aereo Wouldn't Threaten Cloud Services

    Aereo, which will fight for its life before the Supreme Court next month, has issued dire warnings that if its TV-streaming service is ruled illegal, it would spell the doom of "cloud-based" services like Dropbox or Google Drive. "If the broadcasters...
  • Mike Judge dives gleefully into the tech world with 'Silicon Valley'

    Mike Judge dives gleefully into the tech world with 'Silicon Valley'
    There was a time when Mike Judge feared that he'd missed the Google bus to the tech boom. The writer-director, best known for creating MTV's "Beavis and Butthead," first thought of a TV series about the digital world in 1999. At the time, he was in...
  • Bitcoin exchange's collapse is probed by U.S. and Japanese regulators

    U.S. and Japanese regulators are investigating the collapse of the world's largest exchange for trading bitcoins, the virtual currency that has grown in popularity among technophiles for buying products and services online. The separate investigations...
  • Chamber study focuses on downtown Arlington Heights

    Chamber study focuses on downtown Arlington Heights
    The first six months of the small business development initiative has largely been a fact-finding period in Arlington Heights, officials said. This month, Jim Platt, the business development director with the Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce,...
  • Connecting startup firms, bright graduates

    Connecting startup firms, bright graduates
    Peter DiPrinzio interviewed for jobs with big finance and consulting firms in his senior year of college in Vermont. Then he heard about a fledgling effort to send talented new graduates in a different direction — to jobs at startup companies in...
  • Starter Studio beats $10,000 crowdfunding goal

    Starter Studio beats $10,000 crowdfunding goal
    Orlando's Starter Studio program for new entrepreneurs cleared its fundraising hurdle Thursday morning, beating its goal of $10,000 in contributions through Kickstarter.com. The Silicon-Valley-styled "accelerator" for tech startups weighed in with $10,...
  • NBCUniversal Opens $17 Mil Technology Center in New Jersey, Seeking Industry Collaboration

    NBCUniversal is trying to transplant some Silicon Valley culture to the East Coast. The media company Monday announced the launch of the 63,000-sq.-ft. NBCU Technology Center in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., which will house about 340 staffers by the end of...
  • Secrets to landing a job at a hot startup

    Brazen Careerist Let's be honest: the startup life isn't for everyone. People romanticize the sleep-in-the-office, order-pizza-daily, build-the-next-Google kind of life these days. Beware. The fact is, most people shouldn't work for startups. (Click...
  • Stella & Dot founder saw a way to dress up direct sales

    Stella & Dot founder saw a way to dress up direct sales
    The gig: Jessica Herrin is founder and chief executive of Stella & Dot, a fast-growing company that sells fashion jewelry, handbags and other accessories online and via direct sales. Stella & Dot salespeople, called stylists, pay a minimum of $199 for a...
  • Startup Expo planned for Boca Raton

    A Boca Raton venture group that has been presenting startup companies to investors for some 30 years will hold its first startup Expo on Feb. 26, the group announced Wednesday. The Expo, which will feature startup companies from around the state, is...