| Oct 31, 2014
| 6:05 AM
Spectra254, a start-up company in Danbury, is accelerating production of a portable ultraviolet-light sanitizer that was designed to curb hospital-acquired infections — and was just recently enlisted in the fight against Ebola.
The Spectra 1000 is...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 12:18 AM
Apple Inc's embrace of wireless charging for its new Watch may be a defining moment for a technology that's languished for years amid competing standards and consumer confusion.
Supporters of wireless charging see a future where people no longer worry...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 2:51 PM
The following items were taken from Bolingbrook police reports:
A car stereo was reported stolen Sept. 10 in the 100 block of Remington Boulevard. The loss was valued at $225.
An unknown offender entered the Meijer at 225 N. Weber Rd., on Sept. 8...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 4:45 PM
The first Boca downtown building to open as a rental apartment complex in a decade welcomed its first tenant Friday.
Camden Boca's 261 units will be first among 1,702 new downtown units — most of them rentals — expected to come online in the...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Wireless Zone, the nation’s largest Verizon wireless retail franchise group, is looking in South Orlando and Celebration as possible locations to expand in Central Florida, a spokeswoman for the company said in an email.
To start a franchise, the...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 5:34 PM
The first time I saw Jose Chojolan, there was no smile, and you could see in his eyes that there was no hope, either. He had been a soccer-loving kid who wanted to go to college one day, but his life took a tragic, entirely unexpected turn.
| Jun 9, 2014
| 2:57 PM
The following items were gathered from police reports.
A 54-year-old Carol Stream man was charged with retail theft for stealing a television from Target, 3885 E. Main St., on June 2.
A 37-year-old Batavia woman was charged with retail theft on June 3...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 9:47 AM
Is the seemingly never-ending global patent war between rivals Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. finally coming to an end?
In a hopeful sign that they have finally realized the futility of years of patent litigation, the two companies have released...
| Jul 26, 2014
Cameras keep getting smaller and the quality just keeps getting better. Since I’m still holding onto my SLR (single-lens-reflex) roots, when it comes to serious photography, I’m still the most comfortable with a DSLR (digital-single-lens-...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 6:15 PM
I read on the front page of last Sunday’s News-Press that representatives from the Flat Earth Society visited a recent meeting of the Glendale school board to urge a return to the dark ages. How else to explain comparing the use of Wi-Fi in school...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 7:54 AM
As part of its continuing network investment and ongoing 4G LTE rollout, AT&T said it has upgraded six mobile Internet cell sites in Harford County to expand AT&T 4G LTE coverage for area residents and businesses.
The upgrades include four sites along...