| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:00 AM
"You shouldn't get to call yourself an American company only when you want a handout from the American taxpayers," President Obama said last week.
He was referring to American corporations now busily acquiring foreign companies in order to become non-...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 7:26 PM
Downstream from the noisiest places in Chicago — the runways at O'Hare International Airport and the surrounding sky — scientists at a government laboratory are quietly working to understand at the most detailed level why jet engines are so...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Four luxury condo buildings would soar with their steel and glass spires, redefining the city's downtown skyline.
The shortest building would be 23 stories. And the tallest, at 30 stories, would rise above every other building in the city.
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Thirty years after Apple took thinly veiled potshots at IBM in the now-famous 1984 Super Bowl commercial, the two companies are making nice.
Tech giants Apple and IBM announced a partnership Tuesday to work together to provide business-centered apps...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:29 PM
International Business Machines Corp anunció que se asociará con Apple Inc para vender iPhones e iPads equipados con aplicaciones para clientes empresariales, a sólo dos días de la presentación de sus resultados.
Las aplicaciones estarán orientadas a...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 5:22 PM
Microsoft Corp.'s new chief executive has signaled a new era for the company with a heavy finger on the delete key, erasing 18,000 jobs — 14% of the workforce.
Six months into the job, CEO Satya Nadella is targeting a red-tape culture that has...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Writer, producer and director John Fasano died in his sleep Saturday night. He was 52.
In a career that career spanned more than 25 years, Fasano had more than 40 credits on feature films and primetime television as a writer, director or producer.
| Jul 10, 2014
| 10:29 AM
The Hong Kong-based parent company of the luxury Langham hotel in Chicago is looking to build a second hotel here after losing a bid to buy Oprah's studios in the West Loop and construct one there, Langham Hospitality Group CEO Bob Warman said in an...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 9:51 PM
It's strange to walk the streets of Seattle and San Jose, two of the world's great software capitals, and see people behaving like machines. I'm referring to jaywalking or, more precisely, the lack of it. You see packs of knowledge workers huddled on...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Bar codes turn 40 this week, but they aren’t over the hill yet.
It was a Thursday morning when the first unique sticker of white and black lines facilitated the purchase of a 10-pack of Juicy Fruit gum, from Chicago-based Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. The...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 1:54 PM
If Watson, IBM's cognitive computer and "Jeopardy!" winner, were taking notes while working with students at Ohio State University this summer or dreaming up another barbecue sauce recipe, it'd probably reach for a Livescribe 3 smartpen.