| Oct 24, 2014
| 12:42 PM
The Waldorf Astoria retail space that once housed Perchance Boutique is transforming this weekend into a Christian Siriano pop-up shop where the designer will hawk his first fragrance.
The two-day pop-up at 11 E. Walton St. will open Friday 10 a.m. to 7...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 10:01 AM
With all that we do online these days — from social media to banking to storing photos and running a business — there is growing concern over what happens to those "digital assets" after we die.
Experts say many people haven't even...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The proposal to restrict school districts' financial reserves seemed to come out of nowhere, slipped into the state budget just days before the spending plan would come up for a vote.
At a legislative hearing, Democrats were confused and Republicans...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Ted Leonsis, the former senior AOL executive-turned-sports-team-owner/tech investor/dabbler in whatever interests him, sat down with his coffee Wednesday in the Argo Tea on the first floor of Tribune Tower and told me the building is haunted.
Oh no, not...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 2:21 AM
Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd executive chairman Jack Ma said he's open to working with Apple Inc on mobile payments, as China's richest person prepares to call on Hollywood this week in search of media partners.
Alibaba affiliate Alipay is China's...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Jeffery Hall was supposed to be managing Orlando-based Millenia Gallery, but he was actually embezzling funds and selling some of the artwork on eBay, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s office.
Federal authorities announced the...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 10:51 PM
The rooftop deck atop Nir Zohar's Israeli startup firm provides a bird's-eye view of this metro area's evolution into a high-tech powerhouse.
His website set-up company, Wix, is tucked into a once-derelict port district, now the seaside home to a bevy...
| Oct 24, 2014
For the past five years, Jeff Quest has been building an impressive collection of first-edition, signed spy novels, including works by John le Carré, W. Somerset Maugham, (former Tribune columnist) Bill Granger and many others. "I'm very intent on...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Daniel Loeb was a persistent thorn in Sony Corporation's side for more than a year, but the investor's hedge fund, Third Point, no longer has a stake in the troubled technology maker.
After trying and failing to pressure Sony to spin off its...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Ask Chicagoans how to fix their city and you'll hear powerful ideas to rescue flailing schools, cut violent crime, create attractive jobs and help families thrive. We know this. We asked. Last October, we launched our Plan of Chicago project to fill in...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 3:07 AM
Amazon.com and state officials will announce Tuesday plans for new facilities in the Chicagoland region that would employ at least 1,000 people within three years, according to the state's economic development agency.
"We're beginning site selection...