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  • Less is more on Internet rules

    Less is more on Internet rules
    "Subject: Do you like the Internet? Sign this petition:" — Organizing for Action email Makes it sound so easy, doesn't it? On Monday, President Barack Obama tried to squeeze the Federal Communications Commission to solve a problem that doesn't...
  • Zulily shopping experience: pros and cons

    Zulily shopping experience: pros and cons
    I love scoring a good bargain. But like many moms, I don't have time to compare prices at dozens of stores and websites, hunting for the best deals. We recently wrote about Zulily, the online megastore, which plans to open a huge warehouse in...
  • Woman in NYC counts getting more than 100 unwanted catcalls in one day

    Britney Spears is getting her own holiday. Nov. 5 has been declared Britney Day on the Las Vegas Strip. [People] Catcalls are still a hazard for women walking around New York. To prove the point, a woman walked the streets of the city for 10 hours,...
  • Travel letters: Passports are needed for Canada, Mexico

    Travel letters: Passports are needed for Canada, Mexico
    Regarding the Sept. 21 "On the Spot" column on passports by Catharine Hamm: She neglected to mention that passports are now required for travel to Canada or Mexico. This is undoubtedly a factor in the dramatic increase in the number of passport holders...
  • Five Questions for business author Richie Frieman

    Five Questions for business author Richie Frieman
    Business author Richie Frieman has studied fine arts at the University of Maryland, launched a music-focused Internet magazine, written children's books, invented a device that keeps shirt collars crisp and created a pop culture-inspired children's...
  • To truly interact, try it offline

    To truly interact, try it offline
    The benefits of the digital age have been oversold. Or to put it another way: There is plenty of life left in face-to-face, human interaction. That is the message emerging from an entertaining new book, "The Village Effect: How Face-to-Face Contact...
  • Why the ice bucket challenge is a hit

    Why the ice bucket challenge is a hit
    By now, most people have seen friends or celebrities pour buckets of ice water over their heads as part of the ice bucket challenge for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, the neurodegenerative condition also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. This behavior...
  • Las Vegas company hiring 'virtual assistants' in Chicago

    Las Vegas company hiring 'virtual assistants' in Chicago
    Zirtual, an online service that provides virtual executive assistants to small businesses and entrepreneurs, said it’s hiring in Chicago. The Las Vegas-based company, whose financial backers include Zappos.com CEO Tony Hsieh and his VegasTechFund,...
  • Weekend Escape: Downtown Las Vegas is on a winning streak these days

    The fortunes of downtown Sin City have waxed and waned, but now, thanks largely to a shoe salesman, Old Las Vegas is on a hot streak. Zappos Chief Executive Tony Hsieh is not only leading the Downtown Project to transform the area, he's also moved his...
  • Crean tienda digital para impulsar carrera de los modistas puertorriqueños

    Crean tienda digital para impulsar carrera de los modistas puertorriqueños
    La empresaria puertorriqueña Melissa Jiménez es artífice de la tienda digital Merodea.me, la primera página de moda que vende ropa de diseñadores locales y que ayuda a impulsar las carreras de los modistas de la isla. “Lo que queremos hacer es...
  • Good things can happen when workers are free to take risks

     Good things can happen when workers are free to take risks
    As Central Florida businesses strap in for 2014, innovation is the magic mojo, the secret sauce that every company hopes to cook up. It's the product that puts them on the map, the new service that stuns competitors, the revelation that blows up an...