| May 20, 2015
| 11:20 AM
It's time to accept that Carl Icahn, the activist investor, is here to stay.
Last week, the famed corporate raider plunked down $100 million for a stake in Lyft, the ride-hailing competitor to Uber.
This week, his musings about how shareholders...
| May 13, 2015
| 8:17 AM
Whether you stay or go, it's smart to back up important files, photos and other information from your computer and other electronic devices.
MICROSOFT allows users to store data in the cloud with OneDrive. Once you create a free account, you...
| May 6, 2015
| 9:39 AM
Apple Watch isn't so much a lifestyle revolution as it is a collection of small enhancements that add up.
Apple's smartwatch has a wider range of apps than rival watches from Samsung, Motorola and others. In my few weeks with one, I've been following...
| May 1, 2015
| 9:52 AM
Video streamers and TVs make great gifts for any occasion. The speedy processors and excellent picture quality of these devices will show how much you care.
The good: The excellent interface of Roku 3 and speedy processor makes it feel quicker...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 1:46 PM
Janet Burke always loved school, isn't afraid to try new things, and promotes diversity among her students — who are nicknamed "Burkenators," in a nod to their unity.
These are some of the factors that led to the Flossmoor School District 161...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 4:35 PM
My life is a series of small pathetic failures broken up by unsustainable microbursts of clarity and achievement.
That's why getting the Dodgers on TV the other night was so rockin'. My kid and I hugged as if we'd just climbed some digital Kilimanjaro....
| Apr 9, 2015
| 10:43 AM
The dead-and-buried Google TV has been revived, at least in spirit, in the new Mohu Channels.
It's Deja View with Mohu's pledge to integrate a Web browser and Android smartphone apps with live TV on an HDTV screen. A major difference is the source of TV...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 9:18 AM
To bring home its status as a global phenomenon, "Game of Thrones" will premiere its fifth season simultaneously in more than 170 countries and territories, HBO announced Tuesday.
The U.S. debut will be 9 p.m. April 12.
The roll-out pattern will...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 9:37 AM
The long-anticipated unbundling of cable TV packages has begun.
HBO Now, the stand-alone streaming service, launched Tuesday morning on Apple products, HBO said. Separately, Cablevision's Optimum Online customers also now have access to the subscription...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Apple's ambition to be a dominant player in television is expected to accelerate the unraveling of the pay-TV bundle.
The tech giant is in negotiations with major television companies to offer a "skinny" package of channels that would include ABC, CBS...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 12:43 PM
The big TV premiere this fall could be the unbundling of TV.
Apple Inc. is in discussions with major TV programmers, including Fox, CBS and ABC, to create a "skinny" TV service for its Apple TV product and other Apple devices, according to people...