| 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-...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 15, 2014
| 6:18 PM
T-Mobile and Spanish media giant Univision Communications Inc. have teamed up to launch a new wireless brand specifically designed for Latino customers.
Starting Monday, Univision Mobile will offer customers monthly plans that include 100 minutes of...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:11 PM
La Cañada Flintridge
Grand theft: 1000 block of Ridgecliff Lane. Between 5 p.m. on Jan. 17 and 4 p.m. on Feb. 1. Victim stated that her residence has been under construction for 10 months. Two 5-ton air conditioning units were stolen from the...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 11:43 AM
Seriously, folks. I know Steve Jobs is totally amazeballs and all that, and changed the world, and gave us the iPhone, and rocked those turtlenecks.
But I think our obsession for all things Jobsian has just passed a new threshold of mania.
| May 5, 2014
| 12:12 PM
The Florida Venture Forum announced Monday the 20 startup companies that will participate in its Seventh Annual Early Stage Capital Conference, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., May 15 in Kissimmee. Five are from Central Florida.
Each company delivers a six-minute...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:21 PM
Some critics say the recent decisions by Toyota and Occidental Petroleum to move their U.S. headquarters from Southern California to Texas are just the latest signs of how toxic the state's business climate has become. Yet the state continues to attract...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Lake Silver Elementary School has a new computer lab for its afterschool programs thanks to a grant from GTECH, an online lottery technology provider that works with the Florida Lottery.
The school, which is using a temporary space until its new...