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  • Allstate testing smartphone app to monitor drivers' habits

    Allstate testing smartphone app to monitor drivers' habits
    Allstate Corp. said Thursday it is testing a smartphone application that is collecting drivers' habits. The application is being tested a few states so far, the Northbrook-based company's CEO said at a conference. Allstate currently has a driver-...
  • Acorns app taps bank account, invests your money $5 at a time

    Acorns app taps bank account, invests your money $5 at a time
    Acorns, in a nutshell, is a smartphone app that taps your debit and credit cards, rounds up purchases to the nearest dollar and invests that “spare change.” It’s an intriguing way to come up with a little cash for investing while...
  • China's famed Hai Di Lao brings its hot pot to San Gabriel Valley

    China's famed Hai Di Lao brings its hot pot to San Gabriel Valley
    What is it like to eat at Hai Di Lao, the Ferrari of Chinese hot pot restaurants, to assemble your dipping sauce from an infinite bank of possibilities, to swish your bits of meat and fish through your own pot of seasoned broth instead of having to endure...
  • Steve Ballmer 'personable,' 'intense,' but legacy at Microsoft mixed

    Steve Ballmer 'personable,' 'intense,' but legacy at Microsoft mixed
    That Steve Ballmer is buying a sports franchise is no surprise to anyone who worked with him over the many decades he was at Microsoft. As a boy, born and raised in Detroit, he badly wanted to play basketball, but ended up a manager for his high...
  • Apple shows off OSX 10 Yosemite, iOS 8 and new programming language

    Apple shows off OSX 10 Yosemite, iOS 8 and new programming language
    Apple Inc. announced updates to its mobile and desktop operating systems Monday at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. Apple CEO Tim Cook said the updates were designed to help the company's devices "all work together in harmony....
  • WWDC 2014: 10 highlights from Apple's OS X 10.10 Yosemite, iOS 8

    As expected, Apple unveiled the latest versions of its iOS and OS X operating systems Monday morning at the keynote event of its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco.  Led by Chief Executive Tim Cook and Senior Vice President Craig...
  • Pump prices keep dipping on rising U.S. output

    Gasoline Gas prices continue to decline despite tensions in Iraq and Ukraine, thanks to rising U.S. output. Greater domestic supplies have led "to the cheapest gas prices for August in years," travel club AAA said. On Monday, the price of regular gas in...
  • U.S. tech firms under increasing scrutiny in China

    The Silicon Valley economy is hot these days, but U.S. tech firms are feeling a chill in China. Anti-monopoly investigators have raided Microsoft's China offices, and the government has banned Windows 8 from state computers. San Diego-based chip maker...
  • How Sprint's Family Share Pack plan compares to AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile

    How Sprint's Family Share Pack plan compares to AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile
    With a new chief executive at the helm, Sprint this week announced an aggressively priced plan that launches Friday and heavily caters toward families of four or more who use large amounts of data.  ------------ FOR THE RECORD An earlier version...
  • District 113 rolls out Chromebooks for coming school year

    District 113 rolls out Chromebooks for coming school year
    When school begins next week at Deerfield and Highland Park high schools, every freshman and sophomore will have a Chromebook, a laptop that some educators say will boost student engagement in the classroom. After this school year, incoming freshman...
  • With One M8, HTC gives smartphone users a choice: Android or Windows?

    It’s hard to get excited about using the Windows Phone operating system instead of Android or Apple’s iOS. There’s a long list of official apps that can’t be downloaded, including YouTube, Snapchat, Dropbox and Lyft. But...