| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:55 AM
A recent study of the post-crisis American economy suggests that cities that promote knowledge and creativity will be future “boom towns.” The founders of the III Points Festival are ready to light the fuse in Wynwood this weekend.
| Oct 8, 2013
A wave of video gambling establishments catering to women is starting to sweep across Illinois — cozy, well-lit spots with names like Stella's Place, Emma's Eatery, Dotty's and Betty's Bistro.
They're a far cry from the stereotypical male-...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 2:20 PM
The nation's biggest television companies including ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox are asking the Supreme Court to shut down Aereo Inc., a startup distribution service that they view as a threat to their business.
Launched in 2012 and available in a handful of...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Time Warner Cable, one of the nation's biggest pay-TV distributors with millions of subscribers in New York and Los Angeles, has agreed to carry the news channel Al Jazeera America.
The agreement, unveiled Thursday, means that the channel, owned by...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Internet speeds are about to double for Time Warner Cable's premium customers in Los Angeles.
After first introducing super-speeds in Kansas City, Mo. and Kan., where Time Warner Cable is competing with Google Fiber, the company is increasing its Web...
| Oct 25, 2013
The Los Angeles Unified School District's plan to supply every student with an iPad is, to be charitable, not going well. Before any more school districts decide to spend millions on high-tech gadgets, let me offer a few words of caution. Why me?...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:50 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Tuesday.
Here's what we're reading this morning.
* Orlando Sentinel reports that the stae is retreating from Common Core exams being developed by PARCC in favor of a Florida-designed assessment.
| Nov 6, 2013
The promotional marketers behind the movie remake "Carrie" are surely dancing with glee as their telekinesis prank in a New York coffee shop went straight to viral heaven.
Called "Telekinesis Coffee Shop Surprise," the video shows a...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:05 PM
As we wind down the year, I've identified major workplace trends affecting the way we work.
From an individual perspective, understanding these trends will give you an advantage. From an employer perspective, it will help make more informed business...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 8:11 AM
The launch of the iPad Air seems to be the complete opposite of the September release of Apple's iPhone 5s.
During that launch, Apple was tight on supplies of its new, high-end iPhone, and not long after the release, the gold version of the device was...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:31 PM
Kicking off a historic healthcare expansion, California's new insurance market stumbled out of the gate with computer glitches, long hold times and an online enrollment delay for small businesses.
Still, many consumers rushed to get coverage Tuesday...