| Jun 28, 2014
| 8:10 AM
Republican Larry Hogan’s campaign for governor quietly removed from an online ad a controversial photo of his gubernatorial opponent Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown “Zaching” for the camera.
Hogan’s campaign acknowledged Saturday...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Supermarket giant Kroger Co. wants to beef up its Internet operations.
The operator of Ralphs and Food 4 Less said Wednesday that it is buying Vitacost.com, an online seller of vitamins and other health-oriented products, for $280 million. Kroger...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:39 PM
One week after Google started implementing a high court's order providing a "right to be forgotten," Europeans are starting to discover what mischief the court has invited.
The Guardian reported Wednesday on several of its stories that had gone...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Last year, James Hammond, the superintendent of the Montclair-Ontario Unified School District in the Inland Empire, was paid $492,077. Jonathan Eagan, the principal of a junior high school in the Bay Area city of Martinez made $279,669.
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:06 PM
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....
| 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...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 11:32 AM
1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER. The Daily Press Movie Ticket Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) is sponsored by The Daily Press LLC (“Daily Press”). Promotion is only offered in the following...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 7:45 AM
The best advice about trading in your car is to avoid it.
You'll always get more money selling it on your own, sometimes thousands more.
A quick tour of Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com used-car valuation service shows you why. Take a 2010 Honda Accord EX...
| Aug 1, 2014
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...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Once again, the printouts heralding housing news that are heaped on my desk threaten to fall over and hurt me. In the name of safety, let's get the news (much of it mortgage-related) to the people:
The ads touting reverse mortgages are hard to miss if...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Doorstop, makeshift weight, a decent step stool or an ironic dress: Phone books have many uses these days, but their intended purpose isn't always one of them.
1.2 million phone books have already been distributed this year to Chicago doorsteps. And Dex...