| Jun 29, 2015
| 9:25 AM
If Kickstarter were a cable television service, it would have more than 86,000 channels — the number of projects funded by close to 23 million pledges. Here's a snapshot of technology campaigns, including one that inspired me to pledge $14. (You'...
| Jun 15, 2015
| 3:29 AM
Sibling rivalries. A quest for power. An affair. A scandal. The turbulent lives of 84-year-old billionaire Rupert Murdoch and his heirs returned to the spotlight this week as the aging magnate took steps to hand over control of the media empire he built...
| Jun 18, 2015
| 7:50 PM
In the first significant expansion of Internet service in Cuba since the United States and Cuba announced they planned to resume diplomatic ties, Cuba says it will add 35 Wi-Fi connections at public places around the island in coming weeks.
| Jun 12, 2015
| 5:50 PM
We've seen this show before.
An iconic company in trouble. Investors and enemies smell blood in the water and attack.
And then, one of the founders, ousted for apparently good reason years ago, is brought back to run the show.
No, we're not talking...
| Jun 4, 2015
| 4:30 AM
With an audience of nearly 22 million for its March finale, Fox's "Empire" is a creature so rare that some thought it extinct: a bona fide network TV hit. But the show, which took center stage at Fox's presentation of its fall season to advertisers last...
| May 24, 2015
Kardashian wedding: In the May 23 California section, an article about legislative actions said that the estate in Montecito where Kim Kardashian held her 2011 wedding to Kris Humphries was owned by Google executive Eric Schmidt. In fact, the estate was...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 3:11 PM
After months of being coy with the media, prominent Chicago technologist Harper Reed is ready to talk about his awesomeness and his new mobile commerce company, Modest, which debuted this month after two years of development and a missed 2014 launch.
| Mar 24, 2015
| 4:30 PM
Naperville teen inventor Trisha Prabhu spent Monday at the White House talking up a computer program she developed. Then she took off for a global leadership summit the next day in New York City.
It's a big week for the Neuqua Valley High School...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 2:13 PM
Viacom and Karisma Hotels & Resorts plan a string of Nickelodeon Hotels. That's great for SpongeBob and Dora, but there are cheaper places to stay if you're into green slime.
Amy's Kitchen has recalled frozen meals because of spinach possibly...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 11:36 AM
Snapchat Chief Executive Evan Spiegel stars as himself in the upcoming season of the HBO series “Silicon Valley.”
He makes a brief appearance, but plays a prominent role, in the Season Two premiere at 10 p.m. on April 12, according to HBO....
| Mar 20, 2015
| 7:35 AM
Standing in front of an upright piano in a large, wood-floored living room, challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia told several dozen campaign donors seated in folding chairs that he would put an end to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's "corporate agenda."