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  • 40 years ago today: Wrigley gum the first product to have its bar code scanned

    40 years ago today: Wrigley gum the first product to have its bar code scanned
    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...
  • Why sci-fi is obsessed with the near future

    Why sci-fi is obsessed with the near future
    In the West Town loft that Jessica Charlesworth shares with husband, Tim Parsons, along the back wall, on a row of metal filing cabinets, a kaleidoscope of Post-it notes waved in a soft draft, each a kind of dispatch from the future. I leaned in to...
  • Oracle reportedly near deal for Columbia-based Micros Systems

    Oracle reportedly near deal for Columbia-based Micros Systems
    Stock in Columbia-based Micros Systems Inc. surged Tuesday after a report that it was about to be acquired by technology giant Oracle Corp. The company's shares shot up nearly 15 percent to close at $66.33 each in Tuesday trading after Bloomberg News...
  • J.D. Salinger fascination drives two new books

    J.D. Salinger fascination drives two new books
    The famously reclusive J.D. Salinger wouldn't allow himself to be known. And yet assorted authors continue to probe his life. Inevitably, they are forced to reiterate the same few scattered facts other scribes have pored over before. That's the fate...
  • Elysia Root, pastry chef

    Elysia Root, pastry chef
    It's not about the recipes, or vanilla spongecake versus chocolate, or square layers versus round. For Elysia Root, cake is the medium to create memories and happiness. The satisfaction of being a cake designer is hearing love stories, making kids smile...
  • Digital Network Ora TV Hires Ogilvy & Mather's Jamie Schutz to Lead Branded Entertainment

    Ora TV, the digital network funded by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim HelĂș, has recruited Jamie Schutz, who previously ran production for Ogilvy & Mather's branded-entertainment division, as EVP of branded entertainment. Schutz will lead production,...
  • TV Picks: 'Murder in the First,' 'Orange Is the New Black'

    TV Picks: 'Murder in the First,' 'Orange Is the New Black'
    "Murder in the First"—TNT may be promoting the single-case-per-season time line of its new detective drama, but “Murder in the First” stands out mostly for its simplicity: To investigate a series of murders, two detectives travel a...
  • Femme Indie Spirit Nominees Make Movies On Their Own Terms

    If the movie industry is "geared for (women) to fail," as Sony Pictures' Amy Pascal said in a recent interview, female filmmakers must work that much harder to succeed. It's simply not enough to go to the best film school, snag a competition spot at...
  • Q&A With Author Charles MacPherson, The Butler Speaks

    Q&A With Author Charles MacPherson, The Butler Speaks
    We may not have the luxury of actually employing a butler, but thanks to shows like "Downton Abbey" and "Upstairs Downstairs," and movies like "The Butler," we have become familiar with the idea of employing someone to manage the household. And though...
  • Retailers are using mobile apps to drive up sales

    Tia Smith clutched her new phone in one hand and a phone case in the other as she shopped at a West Hollywood Best Buy. She clicked away into her smartphone's tiny screen and searched for the case in other nearby stores. "I'm trying to buy this...
  • Mitch Albom: Ridding the playing field of a hateful word

    It's not my word. I don't like it. I don't use it. To me, the N-word is a hateful slur based on a person's skin color. Yet because my skin is also a certain color, I am told I cannot I criticize its usage. It's not my word. But sooner or later,...