| Apr 22, 2013
| 10:59 AM
With a dozen brain-eating zombies standing in the way, it's clear that coming to Jewel was a bad idea. You can run away, but you still face a dilemma: Do you try to scavenge supplies at a nearby Walgreen's or a bar in Wicker Park?
Navigating the streets...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 8:08 AM
As the investigation of the Boston Marathon bombings illustrates, getting lost in the crowd is no longer an easy feat. There are eyes — and cameras — everywhere.
Investigators swiftly obtained a vast quantity of amateur photos and videos...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 3:42 PM
For proof of how fast the business of design is changing, look no further than Fab. The site launched in 2010 as a TripAdvisor-Foursquare-Yelp social-networking hybrid called Fabulis was aimed at gay men. But having burned through most of its start-up...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 8:21 PM
Stop me if you've heard this one: Billionaire comes to City Hall. Says that if the city will get behind him, he'll bring a major sports enterprise to town and might even renovate some decrepit municipal infrastructure as part of the bargain. Huge economic...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Christianity Today reports that a play based on the life of Pentecostal preacher Aimee Semple McPherson, and starring Kathie Lee Gifford, closed after three weeks, costing the Foursquare Church $2 million.
After the show flopped on Broadway, members...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 1:00 PM
So, Vine or Instagram?
In one corner is Vine, the veteran. Owned by Twitter, it allows its more than 13 million users to post short videos online. In the other corner is the rookie, Instagram video, which as of today allows the 130 million users of...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Now that second-screen viewing and audience participation are mainstays, networks can gauge immediate fan reactions and be a part of the conversation.
Just how they choose to do that depends on the networks.
"We see ourselves as conversation DJs," says...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 1:05 AM
WAGNER - If there's an adage Wagner farmer-rancher Doug Kokesh lives by, it's, "You've got to live within your means." Kokesh, 52, is thankful for this year's timely rains, but he's not about to get cocky. When you live the farm life, things can turn on a...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 10:31 AM
If you are like me and spend hours trawling the Web to find the next best restaurant, travel destination or book, you might want to take a look at Qloo, a new "cultural discovery platform" that aims to make searches more personal and easier.
| Jun 9, 2013
| 9:00 PM
A new report from Nielsen examines a fast-evolving segment of the media landscape: viewing on smartphones and tablets.
Consumers are taking advantage of their portable devices to watch videos, access news and information, check sports, engage in...
| May 23, 2013
| 9:12 AM
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — It was the customer service disaster heard around the Internet.
An Arizona restaurateur, fed up after years of negative online reviews and an embarrassing appearance on a reality television show, allegedly posted a...