| Apr 10, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Google has a runaway hit with Chromecast, the cheap, lightweight adapter for slinging Internet video to HDTVs, selling millions of the $35 dongles (just 30 bucks on Amazon!) since its launch last summer.
So word that Google is staging a renewed push to...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Reports: Consumer price index for March, April Empire State index, April NAHB housing market index, ICSC-Goldman Sachs and Redbook retail sales indexes for week ending April 12
Local earnings: Northern Trust, Wintrust Financial
Other earnings: Coca-...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Claiming bragging rights with the hugest DVR in the pay-TV biz -- for whatever that's worth -- Verizon Communications has launched a DVR system that lets the truly TV addicted record up to 12 shows at once and store up to 200 hours of HD programming.
| Apr 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Over the last six years, roaring bears and raging bulls both have had their turns to be right about financial markets.
But investing success in the next market phase could be far more about pinpointing individual opportunities than riding a wave.
| Apr 25, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
These three hybrid devices are light like a tablet but allow you hassle-free access to traditional Windows programs.
Microsoft Surface Pro 2 ($900 for 64 gigabytes of storage; $120 to $130 for an optional keyboard). The...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Just in time for this week's NewFronts digital programming presentations, two recent headlines underscore how significant a business Internet-delivered video has become for traditional media players.
Hell didn't freeze over on April 23, even after HBO...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Apple released its annual supplier responsibility report Thursday, drawing praise from Greenpeace for steps the company has taken to reduce use of conflict minerals in its products.
"Apple's increased transparency about its suppliers is becoming a...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 6:04 AM
The PlayStation 4 debuts today, sparking a new round in the battle over your attention span, thumb endurance and, ultimately, checkbook. But despite all the fanfare over Sony’s latest release, the PS4 will only enjoy a week alone in the spotlight,...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:37 AM
WASHINGTON – Two Boston bombing survivors and Jason Collins, a 12-year NBA player who came out as gay last year, will sit among the White House’s guests at Tuesday’s State of the Union speech. Accompanying First Lady Michelle Obama, they...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:18 PM
First came the Dow. Then the S&P 500. And now the Nasdaq is reaching a milestone.
The technology-laden Nasdaq composite index briefly jumped above 4,000 on Monday, the first time it has hit that mark since the collapse of the dot-com bubble 13 years...
| Dec 5, 2013
Name: Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11S
What it is: a laptop computer with a flip-and-fold hinge that allows the 11.6-inch HD touch-screen display to flex 360 degrees away from its keyboard for use as a tablet or video monitor. Yoga 11S features a speedy Intel...