| Feb 18, 2015
| 11:29 AM
Apple hasn’t shown interest in virtual reality like its Silicon Valley peers Google and Facebook have … until now.
The technology giant was granted a patent Tuesday by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a “head-mounted display...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 9:18 AM
To bring home its status as a global phenomenon, "Game of Thrones" will premiere its fifth season simultaneously in more than 170 countries and territories, HBO announced Tuesday.
The U.S. debut will be 9 p.m. April 12.
The roll-out pattern will...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 10:50 AM
Is Apple really setting its sights on developing electric cars?
Although the computer and smartphone giant has yet to comment, the answer seems to be "yes."
Last week the Wall Street Journal reported that the Cupertino, Calif., company has created a...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 11:44 AM
YouTube is going to release a mobile app that will only show video clips suitable for young children to help parents control what their kids are watching on the Internet.
The YouTube for Kids app scheduled to be released Monday will only work on...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 11:30 AM
It's time to see if Apple Inc. can single-handedly energize the tepid smartwatch market.
When the Apple Watch finally hits store shelves next month, it will join a crowded field of smartwatches, none of which has caught on with the public in a big way....
| Feb 17, 2015
| 6:30 PM
Suppose that by enacting a particular law we'd increase the U.S. gross domestic product. But almost all of that growth would go to the richest 1 percent. (
The rest of us could buy some products cheaper than before. But those gains would be offset by...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 7:43 PM
Corporate America usually hasn't viewed hot-button social issues as any of its business.
Then came Indiana.
The controversy over the state's religious rights measure signed into law last week has been striking for the parade of well-known businesses...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 7:04 PM
When Tony Marengo looked out of the third-floor window of his Near North apartment Sunday evening he gave little attention to the tow truck pulling a white Jeep down his street.
After all, tow trucks are a common sight in the area especially as...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 4:58 AM
Getting helped to the car with a cart full of groceries is one of many things that makes shopping at Publix such a pleasure.
One market in Boca Raton kicks it up a notch by offering free valet parking from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Publix at 1001 S....
| Mar 31, 2015
| 1:35 PM
Now in the third year of their mobile learning initiative, Winnetka Public Schools administrators want to remain on top of ever-changing classroom technology.
At the March 24 meeting, school board members approved a lease-purchase agreement with Apple...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Tim Cook runs the world's most valuable company. Now he's making his mark as an outspoken social activist.
The Apple chief executive, 54, penned a sharply worded opinion piece that ran Sunday in which he condemned a slew of "pro-discrimination"...