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  • Janitor allegedly steals from Google offices

    Janitor allegedly steals from Google offices
    A janitor in the Chicago offices of internet giant Google was charged with possession of stolen property after he allegedly tried to sell to a Wilmette pawn shop watches, cameras, tablets and other items stolen from the tech company's River North offices,...
  • New publishing trends reshaping reading

    New publishing trends reshaping reading
    In November, a pair of technology journalists issued the latest in what seems to be a constant stream of announcements proclaiming the start of a book publishing revolution. First, co-authors Jason Hiner and Lyndsey Gilpin said they would crowdfund...
  • Blotter: Man robs bank on New Year's Eve

    Blotter: Man robs bank on New Year's Eve
    The following items were collected from police reports: A 5-foot-6 man of medium build holding a black semi-automatic gun robbed Community Bank on the 1000 block of Lake Street of an undetermined amount of money between 12:18 and 12:21 p.m. Dec. 31....
  • 50 Kindle books on sale for $2 each

    50 Kindle books on sale for $2 each
    Snuggle up on a cold winter night with a good book for 50 percent off. Amazon.com has 50 Kindle books on sale for $2 each. Titles range from fiction to mysteries to thrillers, romances and literature,  including  several books in the Melinda Leigh...
  • The Biblioracle: A Year of Books with Facebook

    The Biblioracle: A Year of Books with Facebook
    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is starting a book club. My question: Who brings the wine? Is there an app for that? Zuckerberg announced the book club on — where else? — Facebook. He intends to read a book every other week for an entire...
  • Amazon's Woody Allen series deal marks big step in creative strategy

    Amazon's Woody Allen series deal marks big step in creative strategy
    It may be the oddest TV couple since Oscar and Felix. Two days after making history by becoming the first streaming service to win a Golden Globe for a television series, for "Transparent," Amazon announced a partnership with one of the biggest names in...
  • Macmillan to offer all-you-can-read books with Oyster and Scribd

    Macmillan to offer all-you-can-read books with Oyster and Scribd
    Publisher Macmillan will offer 1,000 of its titles through the e-book subscription services Oyster and Scribd. It's the third major publishing company to sign on with the all-you-can-read e-book services. Oyster and Scribd are competitors that both hope...
  • Blotter: Jewelry valued at $12,000 stolen in Glen Ellyn

    Blotter: Jewelry valued at $12,000 stolen in Glen Ellyn
    The following items were taken from Glen Ellyn police reports: A wallet and phone went missing from a restaurant on the 800 block of Roosevelt Road between 5 and 6 p.m. on Dec. 28. They later were found inside the owner's mailbox undamaged, but $150 was...
  • Book centers on Yorktown terrorism plot

    If you're looking for a last-minute Christmas gift, a book by a local attorney might be a good choice. Chad Green — a York County lawyer, licensed captain and commercial waterman — and co-author G. Tom Ward have written "The Crown & Cardinal,...
  • With WebRTC, the Skype's no longer the limit

    WebRTC, a free browser-based technology, looks set to change the way we communicate and collaborate, up-ending telecoms firms, online chat services like Skype and WhatsApp and remote conferencing on WebEx. Web Real-Time Communication is a proposed...
  • Firms' don't-call-us policies speak volumes

    Firms' don't-call-us policies speak volumes
    Expecting a company to actually speak with its customers is so 20th century. Call me old school when it comes to customer service. I believe that when you treat people fairly and respectfully, they'll keep bringing you their business. That means...