| Aug 14, 2014
| 4:27 PM
Nordstrom revealed Thursday it is paying $350 million in stock for Chicago-based menswear service Trunk Club.
Nordstrom, which disclosed the terms of the deal as part of its second quarter earnings report, announced last month that it planned to buy...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Catasauqua Area School District families may apply for free and reduce lunch services online.
Families can create an account or log in with the custom personal identification number they received in the mail, according to the school district's website....
| 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 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 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...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:48 PM
Two Chicago-area women are hoping to do for roommates what online dating has done for some happy couples.
For the past four years, Highland Park psychologist Kim Rubenstein, 42, and Skokie businesswoman Andrea Yusim Meltzer, 56, have been working on...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:27 PM
Catering to cord cutters, TiVo on Monday announced a new $49.99 device with a $14.99 monthly subscription that works with an HD antenna but not paid TV services.
With a tongue twister of a name, the TiVo Roamio OTA DVR records programming from over-the-...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 9:29 AM
Music streaming service Spotify announced Wednesday that classic rock legend Led Zeppelin’s entire library would soon be available.
The deal brings a whole lotta love to fans, encouraging them to get the Led out wherever they may be, whether it&...
| 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...