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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...
  • 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...
  • Greg Schwem: Attention sports parents! In cyberspace, no one can hear you scream

    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....
  • How to create magazines using Flipboard

    How to create magazines using Flipboard
    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? I still...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • As schools give students computers, price of L.A.'s program stands out

    As schools give students computers, price of L.A.'s program stands out
    The Perris Union High School District is paying $344 apiece for a Chromebook for every student. Nearby, Riverside Unified purchased a variety of devices, including the Kindle Fire and iPad Mini, for as low as $150 each. In San Diego Unified, some students...