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  • Apple buys Twitter analytics firm for $200 million

    Apple buys Twitter analytics firm for $200 million
    Apple has purchased Topsy, a Twitter analytics firm, for $200 million. The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple has acquired the company, which is known for its extensive data of Twitter information. Topsy is capable of tracking what users are...
  • Star Wars posts first Instagram and it's a Darth Vader selfie

    Star Wars posts first Instagram and it's a Darth Vader selfie
    Do not underestimate the power of the force ... or the front-facing camera, Darth Vader. Star Wars landed on Instagram Monday afternoon with a picture of Darth Vader taking a selfie. The account, @starwars, describes itself as the "official home of Star...
  • Amazon begins shipping Kindle Fire HDX ahead of Apple iPad event

    Amazon begins shipping Kindle Fire HDX ahead of Apple iPad event
    Amazon.com said it is now shipping the latest version of its Kindle Fire tablet, just a few days before Apple holds an event where it is expected to announce a new lineup of its iPad tablets. The Seattle-based online retailer announced Friday that the...
  • Apple stock soars on eve of iPad announcements

    Apple stock soars on eve of iPad announcements
    As Apple gears up Tuesday to reveal its latest versions of the iPad and iPad Mini, investors seem to be finally getting a bit more optimistic about all these new product launches.  On Monday, Apple's stock was up 2.84%, or $14.43, to $523.32 in mid-...
  • Step Aside, Netflix: Amazon's Entering the Original Series Race

    It's 7:18 a.m. at Kaufman Astoria Studios in Queens, N.Y., and John Goodman is yawning. The ursine actor is up early for a shoot at the studio's Stage K, an 18,000-square-foot facility where he's shooting "Alpha House," a new TV series in which he...
  • Step aside, Netflix: Amazon's entering the original series race

    Step aside, Netflix: Amazon's entering the original series race
    It's 7:18 a.m.at Kaufman Astoria Studios in Queens, N.Y., and John Goodman is yawning. The ursine actor is up early for a shoot at the studio's Stage K, an 18,000-square-foot facility where he's shooting "Alpha House," a new TV series in which he...
  • Amazon continues promoting Kindle Fire HDX with Giving Tuesday special

    Amazon continues promoting Kindle Fire HDX with Giving Tuesday special
    Cyber Monday is over, but Amazon.com is still promoting the Kindle Fire HDX by promising customers that it will donate $20 for every tablet that is purchased on Tuesday through Sunday, as part of Giving Tuesday. The offer applies when customers buy a 7-...
  • Wilmette, Winnetka police blotter: Dec. 3

    Wilmette, Winnetka police blotter: Dec. 3
    The following items were taken from police reports: Wilmette •Officers responded to Carson Pirie Scott for a retail theft by a 61-year-old Chicago woman who took three blouses worth $160. •A woman said that she believes one of her...
  • Starz Hops Aboard Microsoft's Xbox

    Starz is finally bringing its authenticated video service to Microsoft's Xbox -- but not yet to the latest generation of the console. The premium cabler's TV Everywhere service for subscribers, Starz Play, is now available for the Xbox 360 videogame...
  • OfficeMax makes right after award mix-up

    OfficeMax makes right after award mix-up
    Because of a mixup over an OfficeMax award, one Discovery Middle School teacher won a $1,000 prize package for exceptional teachers earlier this month, but a different teacher was named in the press release. OfficeMax righted the problem by giving a prize...
  • Shop savvy: How to save money on the holidays in 2013

    Shop savvy: How to save money on the holidays in 2013
    While the state of the economy remains debatable, shoppers will continue to be conservative with their Christmas budgets, retail analysts say. And that means more bargain hunting. Here are some tips from deal-finding experts and local savvy shoppers...