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  • Google giving higher search value to sites that use encryption

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. One of the world's most powerful Internet companies is using its leverage to prod other websites into adopting a key safeguard against malicious hackers who try to steal Internet users' passwords or eavesdrop on their online...
  • YouTube goes after small-business ads with Directr acquisition

    YouTube goes after small-business ads with Directr acquisition
    YouTube wants more small businesses to purchase advertising on its website, and that's why this week it acquired Directr, a Boston start-up.  Directr's technology makes it simple for businesses to create videos, which can be used as YouTube...
  • Online gambling and state lotteries should be left up to the states � not Congress

    WASHINGTON From public education to increasing economic development to promoting health and public wellness to funding programs for veterans and senior citizens, state lotteries across the country have contributed billions of dollars to make our states...
  • Bill to legalize Internet poker in California dropped for 2014

    One of two bills that would legalize Internet gambling in California was shelved for the year Wednesday by Democratic state Sen. Lou Correa of Santa Ana, who said there was not enough time left in the legislative session to refine it for a vote....
  • Social Security Q&A: What information do I need for SSI?

    Question: What information do I need to apply for Supplemental Security Income (SSI)? Answer: Here are some of the things we will ask for when you apply for SSI. Even if you do not have all of the things listed below, apply anyway. The people in the...
  • New Audi offers glimpse of cars' 4G future

    The speed of new technology can be dizzying, especially when it's flying down the highway and streaming movies, games and music all at once. That was my experience recently with one of the first cars in the U.S. to come equipped with 4G LTE wireless...
  • 'Breaking Bad' Binge begins Aug. 10

    'Breaking Bad' Binge begins Aug. 10
    Now that "Halt and Catch Fire" has ended its first season on AMC, the network apparently has no new episodes of shows to air on Sunday nights until "The Walking Dead" returns Oct. 12. So it's dipping into the well for the "Breaking Bad" Binge. AMC will...
  • Las Vegas company hiring 'virtual assistants' in Chicago

    Las Vegas company hiring 'virtual assistants' in Chicago
    Zirtual, an online service that provides virtual executive assistants to small businesses and entrepreneurs, said it’s hiring in Chicago. The Las Vegas-based company, whose financial backers include Zappos.com CEO Tony Hsieh and his VegasTechFund,...
  • Deep debt and erratic income pose a challenge for Fullerton family

    Deep debt and erratic income pose a challenge for Fullerton family
    With three children ages 12 to 17, Ross and Michelle Meador are thinking about student debt. They're worried not only about how to fund some 12 years' worth of college classes but also the $450,000 in loans that piled up while Michelle was training to...
  • Nordstrom buying Chicago-based Trunk Club

    Trunk Club, a 5-year-old Chicago-based e-commerce company, will be acquired by Nordstrom for an undisclosed amount in a deal linking two retailers with a shared stake in combining fashion with careful customer service. Trunk Club provides personal...
  • Colvin sails through Social Security confirmation hearing

    Colvin sails through Social Security confirmation hearing
    Criticism of President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Social Security Administration appeared to evaporate Thursday at a confirmation hearing that featured few questions about controversial service cuts and recent allegations of mismanagement....