| Apr 8, 2014
| 12:57 PM
Following the discovery of a major bug known as "Heartbleed," Tumblr has sent out a note encouraging users to change the passwords for all of their online accounts immediately.
The Heartbleed bug makes it possible for hackers to retrieve code from...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Comcast Corp., already the nation's largest cable and Internet provider, says it needs to get bigger to compete against the formidable giants of Silicon Valley.
The Philadelphia-based cable behemoth said in a government filing Tuesday that its...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 7:00 AM
When T-Mobile announced the other day that it would exempt streaming music services from its wireless data caps, I thought it was the best reason yet for Washington to stop the company from being swallowed up by Sprint. But some consumer advocates thought...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 12:30 AM
HONG KONG - Multiple services operated by Google are being disrupted in China ahead of this week's 25th anniversary of the bloody 1989 incident in Tiananmen Square.
Access from within mainland China appears to be blocked not only to Google's search...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 12:12 PM
With nearly 1,500 members in the city and surrounding communities, the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce recently singled out Design & Promote as its overall small business of the year for 2014.
The seven-year-old local company was feted at the 17th...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Pawnshops in Naperville will have to photograph jewelry and log it in an online database with the seller's ID under new regulations approved Tuesday.
The rules, which will affect five businesses, are aimed at helping police recover stolen items.
| Jun 5, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Pennsylvania is facing a "growing" $532.5 million budget deficit, The Morning Call reported on Wednesday, and some politicians and some casino moguls see Internet gambling as a way to "help plug" it.
A legislative study, it was reported, said revenue...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 12:27 PM
Microsoft is encouraging users to try its Bing and OneDrive services by offering them 100 GB of free cloud storage for one year.
Users can earn the storage by signing up for Bing Rewards, a program that gives users credits every time they use Microsoft'...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Veteran digital media executive Anthony Bay took over in December as chief executive of Rdio, a streaming music service created by Janis Friis, the co-founder of the Internet phone application Skype (and the file-sharing service Kazaa). Rdio...
| Feb 14, 2014
The proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable, the country's two largest cable TV operators, generated a predictable wave of outrage from opponents of corporate consolidation. With about 30% of all pay-TV customers served by its wires, the...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:18 PM
If you believe that the problem with cable companies is that they're just not big enough, today is a really good day.
Comcast's proposed $45.2-billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable will create a behemoth with about 30 million customers and...