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  • WWE Network to Launch in February as Streaming Service

    The WWE Network is ready to launch next month. It's just not what you may have expected it to look like. Instead of a new TV channel that would air WWE's pay-per-views and original shows, that programming will now be offered through a streaming service...
  • Holiday sales rise 2.3%, online Christmas spending up 16.5%

    Holiday sales rise 2.3%, online Christmas spending up 16.5%
    Retail sales in holiday-related categories such as apparel, electronics and jewelry rose a “decent” 2.3%, according to a Thursday report from MasterCard SpendingPulse. The so-so upswing from Nov. 1 to Dec. 24 improved on the same period in...
  • Time Warner Cable Keeps Breaking TV Out of the Set-Top, But the Cable Box Is Here to Stay

    While cable operators continue to add more ways to watch TV without a set-top, that doesn't presage the death of the industry's expensive and proprietary -- and, some would say, hated -- boxes. The latest development in this trend: Time Warner Cable is...
  • Last-minute tech gadget gift ideas [Video chat]

    Last-minute tech gadget gift ideas [Video chat]
    Christmas is just about a week away, so if you need a last-minute tech gift idea, here are a few. Join us at 10 a.m. as the Times' Stacey Leasca and I open up a few tech gadgets and discuss a few cool devices you can give as presents. If you don't...
  • Twitter testing location feature that shows tweets nearby

    Twitter is reportedly testing a timeline that shows tweets that were sent from a nearby location. The short messaging service may be experimenting with the feature, dubbed "Nearby," as a way to get more Twitter users to share their geo-location...
  • Google continues robotics buying spree with Boston Dynamics purchase

    Google continues robotics buying spree with Boston Dynamics purchase
    Google has bought its latest robotics company, this time purchasing Boston Dynamics -- the maker of YouTube-famous four-legged robots that look a lot like dogs and wild cats. The Silicon Valley giant has been busy buying robot companies throughout 2013,...
  • Duck hunt for Google Glass shows prospects of device as game platform

    Duck hunt for Google Glass shows prospects of device as game platform
    Two mobile developers have created "Glass Hunt," a "Duck Hunt"-style shooter game for Google Glass that shows the high-tech eyewear's potential as a gaming platform. Google has been selling the device to selected users and is expected to release Glass...
  • Amazon offers Kindle Fire HDX on no-interest installment payments

    Amazon offers Kindle Fire HDX on no-interest installment payments
    Amazon.com is continuing to offer customers new deals on its Kindle Fire HDX tablets, with the most recent promotion giving consumers the option of paying for the gadget in four no-interest installments. The Seattle-based online retailer will let...
  • Tinley Park, New Lenox, Frankfort police blotter: Nov. 4

    Tinley Park, New Lenox, Frankfort police blotter: Nov. 4
    The following were taken from police reports: Tinley Park •Catalytic converters were stolen from two employees' vehicles at the Holiday Inn Express motel, 18501 Convention Center Drive, on Oct. 18. •Two patrons at L.A. Fitness, 18400...
  • Green Monday offers second chance at some Cyber Monday deals

    Green Monday offers second chance at some Cyber Monday deals
    Green Monday, an online retail term was coined in 2009, refers to the second Monday in December, one of retail's biggest sales days online. Cyber Monday sales were up by nearly 20 percent this year, according to industry analysts, and retailers are...
  • Verizon FiOS Now Streaming CBS, Fox Local Stations to In-Home Devices

    It's still not close to TV Everywhere, but Verizon Communications is expanding live-TV streaming options to let FiOS customers watch CBS and Fox stations in several East Coast markets at home on tablets and smartphones. The telco also is beefing up out-...