| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:42 PM
Routehappy.com is a search engine with a twist: It aims to help passengers not only find flight deals but also choose the trips that will make them happiest in flight.
"Routehappy can lead you to a plane with more legroom, and we're the only site that...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 11:34 AM
A consumer group dedicated to reclaiming childhood from corporate marketers has released its annual list of toys that are 'oppressive and destructive to young children.'
The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood has released five nominees for its...
| Nov 27, 2013
Doing everything right doesn't guarantee you a coveted job. Sometimes what you aren't doing could be responsible for ruining your chance of being hired. (Click here to Tweet this thought.)
Are you making any of these career mistakes?...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Alison Doyle says that right now is an excellent time to scout for part-time jobs as summer fades and schools prepare to open their doors.
Doyle is About.com's award-winning job search expert and author of three job-finding books, including "Alison...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:40 AM
It’s pretty clear that the Internet has changed the dynamic of almost everything under the sun.
There are the obvious things it has changed, such as communication with long-lost friends, and the not-so-obvious things, such as how much a company&...
| Jan 19, 2014
There is no question that smartphone and tablet apps can improve your travel experience — whether it's for business or pleasure — by helping to inspire, plan, organize and save time and money. The travel apps below are either new, recently...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Airbnb, the company that lets users rent their apartments and homes to others, found itself working overtime this weekend to help a New York man whose apartment ended up being used for an adult party.
Ari Teman, who identifies himself as a comedian on...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The days of finding good job listings in the "help wanted" sections of newspapers are waning.
Now, online job search engines will likely be your key to finding a new place of employment. But in the age of digital information overload,...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 6:27 AM
The U.S. Postal Service has been going through turbulent times in recent years, but postal uniform maker AME’s Uniforms in Fort Lauderdale had its best year ever in 2013.
“Our business is picking up steam even in a shrinking industry,”...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 10:45 AM
The National Football League is launching a new digital network that will allow fans to customize content based on their favorite teams and players.
Called NFL Now, the online service will debut this summer in advance of the 2014 football season. It...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Naperville is suing a vendor for failing to provide the city with a working ePortal website for its new smart grid electric program.
The lawsuit filed on Jan. 31 states that the defendant, Calico Energy, Inc., of Bellevue, Wash., is in breach of...