| Nov 11, 2014
| 1:50 PM
"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...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 5:44 PM
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...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 8:12 AM
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,...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 6:30 AM
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...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 10:56 AM
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...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 1:36 PM
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.
| Aug 5, 2014
| 8:45 AM
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,...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 5:33 PM
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...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 5:10 AM
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...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 9:38 AM
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...