| Apr 16, 2014
| 10:30 AM
AdRise, a content distribution and advertising startup, is launching Tubi TV, a free, ad-supported video-on-demand service stocked with 20,000 licensed TV shows and movies.
The company is positioning Tubi TV as an alternative to subscription services...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 10:09 AM
After nearly a year of rumors, Samsung confirmed it will roll out a smartphone with a curved display next month.
Reports that Samsung was working on smartphones with flexible, plastic displays began coming out in late 2012, and Samsung verified those...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:31 PM
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...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Amazon.com is gearing up to release an Internet-connected television set-top box as early as next month, according to a report Friday.
The Seattle-based online retailer is aiming for a March debut for a product that would go head-to-head with the...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I spent the downtime between Christmas and New Year's engaged in athletic pursuits, meaning I watched football on television. While my beloved Bears frittered away a season on my flatscreen, my trusty iPad monitored other games via live streaming video....
| Sep 26, 2013
Raise your hand if you're on Twitter, have a Facebook account, +1 on Google+, upload photos to Instagram and pin on Pinterest.
Good. I see lots of hands.
Now how many of you are on Flipboard and are using the platform to create magazines?
| Dec 2, 2013
| 2:19 PM
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...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 10:14 AM
The following were taken from police reports:
A 22-year-old Tinley Park woman was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance during a Jan. 31 traffic stop.
A 43-year-old Tinley Park man was charged with DUI during a Feb....
| Jan 28, 2014
The following items were taken from police reports:
•Various Apple products collectively valued at $2,300 were reported stolen Jan. 20 from a business in the 200 block of West Crossroads Parkway. The thefts are believed to have...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:47 AM
Online behemoth Amazon.com launched a one-day sale Monday on Kindle readers, taking advantage of new federal rules easing restrictions on using portable electronic devices on planes.
The Federal Aviation Administration announced last week that...