| Mar 28, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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....
| Mar 28, 2014
| 2:30 PM
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...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:30 AM
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...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 4:32 PM
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...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 1:52 PM
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,...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 3:12 PM
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...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 8:08 AM
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,...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 8:30 AM
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...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 10:30 AM
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.
The fact is, most people shouldn't work for startups. (Click...
| Feb 9, 2014
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...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 10:20 AM
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...