| Jun 21, 2013
| 11:18 AM
Hoping Hollywood star power will help sell smartphones, HTC has reportedly signed actor Robert Downey Jr. to a two-year, $12-million deal. The "Iron Man" and "Avengers" star will be at the forefront of the Taiwanese phone maker's fight against Samsung and...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 12:43 PM
Samsung has announced a number of new devices, including an Android camera with interchangeable lenses and a Windows tablet that can also run the Android operating system.
The camera, called the Galaxy NX, is designed to take professional-quality images...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 2:43 PM
PasswordBox launched itself into the competitive password management space on Tuesday, joining the ranks of LastPass, 1Password, MSeven and KeePass.
Across computers, Android devices and Apple iOS gadgets, the PasswordBox application encrypts and stores...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Now that the holidays are over and more Chicagoans are returning to work, this week will be the first major test of the service changes the CTA implemented last month to reduce crowds on the buses and trains. Finally we'll see where crowding stands—...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 6:08 PM
When Ariel Investments President Mellody Hobson weds cinematic icon George Lucas, the bride will be given away by former U.S. senator and New York Knicks star Bill Bradley.
“Bill is walking me down the aisle,” Hobson said Thursday night at...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Snow fell on the Southland Thursday night, but it was not enough to open a local ski resort.
Mt. Waterman, located about 34 miles north of La Cañada Flintridge, needs at least two feet of snow to drop. On Friday, the hill had about 6-8 inches.
| Jan 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Dozens of Illinois business leaders and several companies publicly endorsed gay marriage Sunday in an attempt to reignite the issue after a proposed bill failed to get traction in Springfield this month.
State lawmakers aren't scheduled to be at the...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 5:36 PM
Residents of the Foothills experienced temperatures as low as 27 degrees when a cold front hit the Southland over the past several days, but temperatures are expected to hit the mid-70s as the week draws to a close.
While frigid, it definitely hasn&...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Groupon Inc. is canceling all its firearm offers a month after the shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School last month in Connecticut.
“All scheduled and current gun-related deals featured on Groupon North America, including shooting...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 6:53 AM
Three billionaires are changing Hawaii resort development with their digital dollars:
Company: CEO of Oracle
Estimated worth: $41 billion (No. 3 on Forbes' list of 400 wealthiest Americans)...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Groupon, the daily deals website with a severe case of crashing stock, fired its chief executive and founder Andrew Mason on Thursday and Wall Street rejoiced.
The company’s stock jumped after hours as investors learned that Executive Chairman...