| Aug 8, 2014
| 9:43 AM
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...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 9:45 PM
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...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 8:45 AM
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,...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:21 PM
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....
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Baltimore's Virtual Supermarket is up and running for the first time in about nine months under a retooled program that makes free the delivery of groceries in one of the city's food deserts.
The city relaunched the program this month with two sites in...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 1:24 PM
BitTorrent Inc., the San Francisco company behind the most popular technology for sharing files online, is branching out into a new arena: snoop-proof calling and texting.
The company announced the availability Wednesday of a preliminary, test version...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:30 PM
As Google and other Silicon Valley firms decry an appellate court ruling holding that an actress had a copyright interest in her performance, enough to force YouTube to remove an inflammatory "Innocence of Muslims" video, the judges who ruled for her...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Question: I'm going to Europe this summer. I will buy a Eurail pass, so I don't care what major city I land in. I just want the cheapest fare. But some search engines allow you to see only one city at a time. I have now filled out five different city...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:12 AM
After the coffee. Before trying to shake off this sore throat and fever.
The Skinny: I've been a little under the weather the last two days. Hopefully the fever will fade later in the morning. Wednesday's roundup includes some late-breaking news out of...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:23 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court handed television broadcasters – including Tribune Co., a plaintiff in the lawsuit – a major victory Wednesday in ruling that online service Aereo Inc. violated copyright laws by using antenna farms to rebroadcast...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:20 AM
In its ruling against the TV streaming company Aereo Inc., the Supreme Court has removed one of the most visible threats to the pay-TV industry's notoriously expensive bundle.
Aereo uses tiny antennas to deliver over-the-air TV signals via the Internet....