| Oct 11, 2013
| 8:02 AM
Iconic manga artists teamed up with an online community to take fan fiction to a new level. Throughout September, manga […]...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Stan Lee has found a new home for his superheroes: Plotagon.
The comicbook icon has inked a deal with the Swedish startup that will enable fans to produce short animated movies using four new characters Lee will create for the company through his Pow!...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Amazon Studios has put into production three comedy pilots as the online retail giant deepens its investment in original content for its Prime Instant Video streaming service.
The studio struck deals with several established Hollywood writers and...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Good morning, Greg, this is your computer talking! While you slumbered, I was up all night, analyzing your online habits from the previous day. Why? Because that's what computers do now: keep track of every website you visit and then decide what you...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 5:11 PM
The arrival of iOS 7 on Wednesday (at last!) doesn't just signal the end of a long journey for Apple. Since the company unveiled the new mobile operating system back in June, thousands of developers have been grinding away almost nonstop trying to get...
| Sep 1, 2013
Every now and then I make a list of things I've liked lately. Here's one for the fading summer.
A steamy dusk, a cold beer and the cicadas blasting their raucous lullaby. That's summer paradise, Chicago-style. And as long as the cicadas...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Davis Laughlin, who was recognized by “Live with Regis and Kelly” as one of the five top teachers in the United States a couple of years ago, has written and published a book.
“Ripple Maker: Teaching Effectively & Loving It” is...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:24 PM
William Lynch, the chief executive of Barnes & Noble, resigned Monday. The news was announced late in the day Eastern time, effective immediately. Lynch had been CEO since 2010.
Should we blame the Nook? Barnes & Noble's efforts to battle the Amazon...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Now when you buy a print book from Amazon, you might be able to get a cheap e-book version of the same title.
The Seattle online retailer Tuesday announced Kindle MatchBook, a service that enables customers to get an e-book version of any book they have...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 3:16 PM
Amazon leapt into fall with two big announcements Tuesday. What did the online retailer have to say? He're's a digested version, in 20 easy-to-understand points.
1. Amazon will launch a program called Kindle MatchBook in October.
2. With Kindle...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Beyond the basic pencils and books exist a wealth of cool tools for school.
10. Slap Rulers
They've been selling for years, but slap-on rulers are still trending. A bendy, easily portable ruler beats a wooden one any day. $2.99 at Target, or http://...