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  • How Amazon Fire TV stacks up against competitors

    How Amazon Fire TV stacks up against competitors
    Amazon.com on Wednesday jumped into the crowded world of video-streaming devices by announcing the Fire TV, a $99 set-top box. The Amazon Fire TV will now go head to head against the Apple TV, the Google Chromecast and four Roku devices. These devices...
  • 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...
  • Amazon TV set-top box coming in March, report says

    Amazon TV set-top box coming in March, report says
    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...
  • 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...
  • Tinley Park, New Lenox, Frankfort, Mokena police blotter: Feb. 4

    Tinley Park, New Lenox, Frankfort, Mokena police blotter: Feb. 4
    The following were taken from police reports: Tinley Park 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....
  • Bolingbrook police blotter: Jan. 28

    Bolingbrook police blotter: Jan. 28
    The following items were taken from police reports: Bolingbrook •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...
  • 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 launches Kindle sale to 'thank' FAA for easing device rules

    Amazon launches Kindle sale to 'thank' FAA for easing device rules
    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...
  • 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...
  • Amazon Studios Launches 10 Pilots, in Hunt for Second Wave of Series

    Amazon Studios is releasing 10 pilots for the Internet masses to weigh in on -- including its first two dramas, from Chris Carter ("The X-Files") and Eric Overmyer ("The Wire") -- from which the studio will select the next batch of full series for its...
  • WWE Blames MLB for Signup Problems with Online Video Network

    Wrestling fans jostling to sign up for the new WWE Network online service swamped the servers of the company's technology provider, MLB Advanced Media -- blocking many subscribers from registering for the over-the-top package earlier Monday. In a tweet...