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  • Worried about your teen driver?

    By Deb Acord CTW Features Worried about your teen driver? Phone apps offer a new frontier for driver learning, feedback and supervision. Check them out Driver Feedback from State Farm Insurance uses the iPhone's accelerometer to grade a driver's ability...
  • Ford brings fantasy baseball to cars

    Ford Brings Fantasy Baseball to Cars: Have we gone too far? I have a heart-wrenching internal struggle when it comes to in-car connectivity. On the one hand, I love having navigation, my iPod and phone contacts all easily accessed when I’m driving....
  • 'No call, no text, no update is worth a human life'

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features In a ruling that could alter the lifestyles of millions of Americans, the National Transportation Safety Board recommended states completely ban the use of all mobile phones and other portable electronic devices while...
  • OnStar Is Watching

    The U.S. government, of all people, is calling out OnStar for recent changes to its privacy agreements. Last week, OnStar told its customers that it will continue to record some information about vehicle operations even if the service has been canceled,...
  • Comcast Signs Ten-Year Pact To Sponsor Nascar Tournament

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Nascar's Nationwide Series will, starting in 2015, become known as Nascar's Xfinity Series, the result of a ten-year sponsorship pact with Comcast Corp. Comcast's Xfinity, the name the company has given to its residential...
  • Samsung Unveils Virtual-Reality Headset Built with Facebook's Oculus

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Samsung Electronics launched a virtual-reality wearable headset technology -- the Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition, built in partnership with Facebook's Oculus -- as the consumer-electronics maker looks to stake out what could...
  • Ask Amy: First responders respond to emergency query

    Ask Amy: First responders respond to emergency query
    Dear Amy: Now that many residences no longer have home phones with the number listed in a phone book and through 411, how do first responders contact a parent or loved one in case of an emergency? There are six of us in our family. Now that our children...
  • Telecom Italia in a bind after losing GVT bid battle

    PARIS/LONDON/MILAN (Reuters) - Telecom Italia has lost a promising path to earnings growth by failing to secure Brazilian broadband business GVT and may now turn from hunter to hunted in a fast-consolidating telecoms industry. Winning the auction for...
  • Sex abuse suspect jailed for texting family of alleged victim

    Sex abuse suspect jailed for texting family of alleged victim
    A McHenry County judge today ordered a Woodstock man jailed because the suspect in a sexual abuse case sent a text message to the father of a boy he is accused of abusing. Taylor Blaul, 30, who is charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a child...
  • Sitting Down With Bank Of America CEO Brian Moynihan

    Sitting Down With Bank Of America CEO Brian Moynihan
    Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan stopped recently in Farmington to visit a major office of the bank's home equity lending business. In the past 18 months, the location has added 200 employees, for a total of 650, most of them in home equity. More...
  • Comcast Defends Merger After FCC Chairman Laments Lack of Consumer Internet Choice

    After FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler gave a speech pointing out the lack of high-speed Internet service options for most consumers, some public interest groups saw it as a swipe at industry consolidation, namely Comcast's plans to merge with Time Warner Cable....