| Feb 9, 2014
| 7:34 PM
LOS ANGELES – Marina Shafir might well have fought her final amateur bout.
Regardless, she most assuredly turned in the most complete performance of her amateur mixed-martial-arts career on Sunday night at the University of MMA’s Fight Night...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:24 AM
Nokia will reportedly unveil a smartphone running Google's Android operating system later this month, before its acquisition by Microsoft closes.
The Finnish phone maker, which agreed to sell its hardware business to Microsoft for $7.4 billion last...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Laugh all you want at those old public-access television clips of the late Dr. Gene Scott, the eccentric televangelist who sometimes wore two pairs of glasses at once and shouted at viewers to "Get on the telephone!" whenever his fundraising totals ebbed....
| Jan 25, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Having resided in Southern California for roughly a year now, budding mixed martial arts star Marina Shafir will fight for the first time in the Golden State.
“The Supernova from Moldova,” boasting an unblemished 4-0 amateur MMA record, will...
| May 5, 2014
| 3:21 PM
The following items were gathered from police reports:
A 40-year-old Rockford woman was jogging west on Le Moyne Parkway from East Avenue at 6:58 a.m. April 29 when a thin man in his 20s ran up from behind, grabbed her and put his hand over...
| May 8, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Artist networking platform Talenthouse has inked a $10 million Series C investment deal led by German media giant ProSiebenSat.1 via Starwatch, ProSiebenSat.1's music and live entertainment arm.
The deal was announced Thursday morning in Frankfurt...
| May 9, 2014
| 10:33 AM
Reports are saying Apple may acquire Beats Electronics, but in the meantime the Cupertino, Calif., giant has for sure landed another figure in tech: Nokia's former camera expert.
Apple has hired Ari Partinen, who previously was senior engineer on Nokia'...
| May 12, 2014
| 10:01 AM
The 2013 world of the year, selfie, now has a younger sibling: groufie. The word — it means just what it sounds like, a group selfie — is a bit awkward, but that may be because it was coined by the marketers of the world's No. 3 smartphone...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Many of the world's top phone manufacturers, including Apple and Samsung, announced that they have committed to include basic anti-theft tools for smartphones made after July 2015 for sale in the U.S.
Google, Microsoft, Nokia, HTC and several others...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 1:14 PM
Glen Campbell has been moved into an Alzheimer’s disease care facility, a friend of his family has told People magazine.
The singer’s battle with Alzheimer’s has sparked an outpouring of support and sympathy from fans since he and...
| Apr 18, 2014
A warehouse built by onetime Chicago merchant Montgomery Ward & Co. is now home to the sleekly chic U.S. headquarters of an imported corporate citizen: Britain-based vacuum cleaner-maker Dyson.
The company that made an everyday household appliance hot...