| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:26 PM
The latest in tech includes free apps from Apple, the death of AltaVista and more. Here are some highlights from a day in tech.
Apple gives away popular apps for free
The Cupertino, Calif., tech giant put 10 of the most popular apps in its App Store...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 2:30 PM
While some of the country's biggest media executives decide which tennis shorts to pack, the rest of the world is left speculating about the deals they may stir up at this year's Allen & Co. conference. The annual summer camp for moguls kicks off...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 1:17 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- She may not have made it quite yet, but Brit Morin is well on her way to crafting a lifestyle brand that resonates with Silicon Valley engineers and stay-at-home moms alike, do-it-yourselfers who share a longing to be creative in an...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 3:33 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Executives all over Silicon Valley are celebrating the Senate's passage of the most significant revamping of the nation's immigration laws in decades.
No one more so than Facebook co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg who, with...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 10:10 AM
Yahoo became the fourth major tech company to disclose how much government data requests it gets, following a report that alleged the tech companies are involved in a government surveillance program known as PRISM.
Chief Executive Marissa Mayer said...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:16 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — Google.com is the most visited online front door in the United States. According to Alexa, a longtime Internet statistics firm, it is also the second most visited home page in the world behind Facebook.com; roughly 40 percent of...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 9:44 PM
President Barack Obama was Time's Person of the Year. And CNN viewers, in an online poll, have picked him the most intriguing person of the year, the cable channel revealed Monday morning. The runners-up, from No. 2 to 10, were schoolgirl/activist...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Today we debut Balancing Act, a weekly column from the Tribune's Heidi Stevens that will explore the challenges — big, small, tragic, comic or all of the above — of juggling life and work in a not-always obliging world.
| Mar 6, 2013
Rita VanderWaal lives outside Chicago. Her boss works out of company headquarters in Troy, Mich. Her office is ostensibly in suburban West Dundee. But she usually works from home — unless she's on the road, as she was Tuesday.
"My boss is quite...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 3:13 PM
The Golden Gate Bridge might be one of San Francisco's most beloved landmarks, but come Tuesday night, it's another bridge's time to shine....
| Mar 5, 2013
| 7:22 PM
There was growing anticipation in the Bay Area as officials prepared to turn on 25,000 LEDs that will illuminate the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. Organizers have mapped out the best views of Tuesday's 9 p.m. lighting ceremony, listing hotels,...