| Mar 18, 2015
| 5:35 PM
A former Facebook employee has filed a discrimination lawsuit against the social media giant, alleging that the company treated her differently because of her gender and race.
In a lawsuit filed in San Mateo County Superior Court, Chia Hong, who...
| Mar 15, 2015
| 5:48 PM
The first of three televised debates between Mayor Emanuel and his challenger Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia is Monday on NBC 5, but competing for the attention of younger voters is tough with Millennials, who increasingly are turning...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 6:56 AM
Young adults have a reputation for being connected to one another and disconnected from the news.
But a survey conducted in Chicago and other cities has found that mobile devices and social networking are keeping them more engaged with the broader world...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 3:57 PM
A sex discrimination trial against one of Silicon Valley's most prestigious venture capital firms is providing a rare peek into the elite investment companies vying to fund the next Google and Amazon.
Their partnership rosters are stacked with some of...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 5:38 PM
A legendary billionaire investor defended his Silicon Valley venture capital firm Tuesday while testifying in a high-profile sex discrimination lawsuit that has accused the firm of being an all-boys club where women were denied chances to advance and...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 6:58 PM
It's been more than a decade since former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger regularly talked about his dream of building a "hydrogen highway" that would speed fleets of non-polluting cars from Mexico to Canada.
The vision never materialized anywhere other than...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 8:20 PM
There could be no better commemoration of Photoshop's 25th anniversary than the trove of unretouched Beyoncé photos that leaked online Wednesday.
The photos appeared on a fan site called Beyoncé World on Wednesday morning. Within an hour, Beyoncé...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 1:34 PM
Porsche makes top-of-the-line cars and SUVs, but apparently it makes pretty cool city mashups as well.
As an astute user on Reddit noticed, the automaker features some of its vehicles parked in front of the Chicago skyline on its website and brochure....
| Jan 15, 2015
| 9:36 PM
When Mark Zuckerberg invited 30 million people to his brand-new book club on Jan. 2, the Internet reacted hysterically: Sales of his first book pick, Moisés Naím's "The End of Power," skyrocketed overnight, jumping into Amazon's top 10 books from its...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 10:44 AM
Speculative fiction author Margaret Atwood ("The Handmaid's Tale," "Oryx and Crake") is no stranger to technology — she was an early adopter of the Internet, invented a device called the LongPen that lets authors sign books from a great distance,...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 2:28 PM
The home that had once been a lonely refuge for a family was buzzing with activity again this week.
Another reporter had just left down the concrete steps after interviewing Shamim Rahman about "Serial," the world's most popular podcast, which has put...