| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:55 AM
The following items were taken from Naperville police reports:
The fuel line of a van was cut in the 1200 block of West Ogden Avenue between 4:15 p.m. June 4 and 7:45 a.m. June 6.
A cell phone was stolen in the 1500 block of North Aurora Road...
| May 31, 2014
| 10:29 AM
That Steve Ballmer is buying a sports franchise is no surprise to anyone who worked with him over the many decades he was at Microsoft.
As a boy, born and raised in Detroit, he badly wanted to play basketball, but ended up a manager for his high...
| Jun 10, 2014
The following items were gathered from Geneva police reports.
A 35-year-old West Chicago man was charged with multiple traffic offenses, aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol and leaving the scene of an accident in which there was an injury....
| Jun 5, 2014
| 4:32 PM
The redesigned 2015 Subaru Outback goes on sale later this summer and features a number of improvements over the current generation. One thing Subaru didn't decide to improve on was the manual transmission, which is no longer standard. Only a......
| Jun 6, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Apple is gearing up to enter the smartwatch market with a wearable device to monitor health data set to debut in October, Japanese newspaper Nikkei reported.
The tech giant plans to produce 3-5 million smartwatch device per month -- more than the total...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 8:42 AM
Today, let's switch on airplane mode and tune out our wireless carriers, their out-there monthly charges and long-term contractual obligations.
The next call you make is free, with a Wi-Fi connection, maybe even to the other side of the globe.
| May 29, 2014
The other day, I used sustainable transport to move myself along Wabash Avenue near the Trump Tower.
Yes, I walked. Amazingly, this walking business requires no new technology, no special clothes, no helmet, not even a Divvy bike, the wheeled, powder-...
| May 6, 2014
| 7:56 AM
With Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference one month away, it's a good time to turn our attention to what the company has planned in terms of software and services.
With sales of iPads potentially flattening out, analysts have been itching for the...
| May 8, 2014
| 7:44 PM
Apple Inc., in what would be the largest acquisition ever for the tech giant, is close to buying high-end headphone maker Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion.
The talks between Apple of Cupertino, Calif., and Beats Electronics of Culver City were first...
| May 9, 2014
| 8:26 PM
As my colleague Chris O'Brien notes, Apple's reported interest in buying Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion is causing a lot of head-shaking and tongue-clucking among tech and finance cognoscenti. Even some of the company's most famous (or notorious)...
| Apr 29, 2014
The following items were taken from Glen Ellyn police reports:
•Exterior tile of the Glen Art Theatre, 540 Crescent Blvd., and a sidewalk were damaged between 12:01 and 10:48 a.m. April 8.
•An Apple iPhone 4, mini iPod, radar detector, car...