| Feb 24, 2015
| 1:57 PM
Local law firm Grippo & Elden said Tuesday it is merging with Shook, Hardy & Bacon, of Kansas City, Mo. Terms were not disclosed, but a combo of Grippo and Shook, Hardy had to be a handshake deal, right?
Home Depot posted a fourth-quarter profit of $1....
| Feb 18, 2015
| 3:10 PM
Had it with the snow and now the super-cold temperatures headed our way? Blame it on Punxsutawney Phil.
Granted, the groundhog doesn't make the weather — he just prognosticates it.
But with several inches of snow and sleet just dumped on Hampton...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 12:00 PM
Dan Jones made it unscathed through his reconnaissance missions over Vietnam.
He wasn't as lucky after returning to the states. An unstable employee at Raytheon, where they both worked, shot Jones in the back.
"They thought I was dead," said Jones, 29...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 3:26 PM
Walk into your local grocery and ping! — coupons are delivered to your smartphone. Then you can pay for those groceries with the same phone, without a credit card or even a checking account.
A startup company in Hollywood is working to make that...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 8:40 AM
Health insurer Anthem’s huge data breach has attracted lawsuits all over the country, and now Central Florida law firm Morgan & Morgan is getting into the fray.
Morgan & Morgan filed a proposed class action against Anthem on Tuesday in Orlando...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 9:12 AM
More than 50 Deerfield High School students gathered Feb. 13-15 to sell community wares in a fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity.
The idea of the sale is not only building a home for someone without one, but teaching students about people in the...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 12:57 PM
The hacker gang that looted as much as $1 billion worldwide from banks was unusual: It stole directly from the banks, instead of ripping off their customers.
But this was hardly a bit of Robin Hood banditry that spared innocent account holders. Security...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 10:34 AM
There's a special folder in my email inbox where I keep communications from companies where data breaches have allowed my personal information to be stolen--or maybe it's a special circle of hell.
Its volume grows almost month by month. It holds...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 6:01 PM
President Obama called on lawmakers Friday to pass tougher laws to protect against cyberattacks, and he also aimed part of his plea at business leaders whose help he needs in the fight.
Just before he signed an executive order to promote information-...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 3:47 PM
Cyberspace is the new "Wild West," President Barack Obama said Friday, with everyone looking to the government to be the sheriff. But he told the private sector it must do more to stop cyber attacks aimed at the U.S. every day.
"Everybody is online, and...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 3:50 PM
High-end hotel chain Mandarin Oriental said Thursday that the credit card systems at some of its hotels in the U.S. and Europe were hacked.
The company, however, did not specify which of its hotels were affected. It also did not give details on the...