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  • Jewel-Osco says its computers were hacked

    Jewel-Osco says its computers were hacked
    Jewel-Osco computers, containing customer credit and debit card information, have been affected by an "unlawful intrusion," the grocery store chain's corporate parent said Friday. AB Acquisition said it had not determined whether any cardholder data was...
  • 'Buy what you know' can be dangerous

    Legendary investor Peter Lynch, whose investment management skills helped attract billions of dollars into the Fidelity Magellan Fund from 1977 until 1990, once famously advised small investors, "Buy what you know." The concept was simple: If you buy what...
  • Chicago Home Depot cited for OSHA violations

    A Home Depot on North Kimball Avenue in Avondale has been cited for OSHA violations, including lackof training and maintenance for industrial vehicles, and could face a fine of up to $110,700, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. The Occupational...
  • Menards battle over, neighbors begin working with village

     Menards battle over, neighbors begin working with village
    The battle to prevent a Menards store from coming to Vernon Hills has ended and formerly combative residents now have moved to working with the village to deal with issues related to having a "big box" neighbor. Plans call for a 223,775-square-foot...
  • Morgan Stanley sells off entire Potbelly stake: filing

    Morgan Stanley sells off entire Potbelly stake: filing
    Morgan Stanley’s investment management arm appears to have sold all of its shares of Potbelly Corp., according to a filing with U.S. regulators on Friday. At the end of March, Morgan Stanley Investment Management Inc. held more than 2.7 million...
  • Hampton City Council kayak future trail route

    Hampton City Council kayak future trail route
    HAMPTON — City Council members be warned: it doesn't matter if you have the gift of gab if you can't control yourself in a canoe. A gaggle of council members, park rangers, a city spokeswoman and a city attorney — all flanked by a Daily...
  • Home Depot data breach: 56 million payment cards put 'at risk'

    Home Depot Inc. said an investigation found that a data breach exposed about 56 million payment cards, part of a cyber attack that trumped even Target's massive hack last year. The home improvement chain said hackers built unique malware to penetrate...
  • The most pressing questions for Sears after the $400 million loan

    Hoffman Estates-based Sears Holdings is spiraling so bad that one Wall Street analyst titled his Thursday forecast for the retailer, "Thinking about 'The End.'" But Wall Street has been foreshadowing bankruptcy for years, and it hasn't happened. Here's...
  • What's the problem for which Apple Pay is the solution?

    The late, great social critic Neil Postman used to pose a question that had to be asked whenever a new technology appeared in the marketplace: "What is the problem to which this is the solution?" It was a rigged question, of course, because more often...
  • Encyclopaedia Britannica sees digital growth, aims to draw new users

    Encyclopaedia Britannica sees digital growth, aims to draw new users
    Chicago-based Encyclopaedia Britannica, which shelved its venerable print edition in favor of a digital-only version more than two years ago, is looking to reclaim its legacy as the household reference of choice. The 246-year-old, privately held company...
  • Can Apple turn its iPhone and Watch into a wallet?

    Can Apple turn its iPhone and Watch into a wallet?
    In any checkout line these days, many consumers are staring down at their smartphones. With its new iPhone 6 and Apple Pay system, Apple Inc. hopes to get many of them to use the same phone like a credit card, promising easier and more secure...