| Apr 10, 2014
| 7:35 AM
The Chicago Public library launched a new website this morning, its first redesign since 2007 touting features that can be likened to “Pinterest meets Amazon.”
The new site not only allows users to search the digital shelves more quickly....
| Apr 9, 2014
| 10:05 AM
Every year, there's a stretch after the rush of November Black Friday shopping that lasts until late January a pretty significant lull in video game releases as the big holiday hits are played through and the industry gears up for spring and summer.
| Apr 9, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Comcast Corp., already the nation's largest cable and Internet provider, says it needs to get bigger to compete against the formidable giants of Silicon Valley.
The Philadelphia-based cable behemoth said in a government filing Tuesday that its...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 10:07 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - There are many enterprises out there trying to separate you from your tax refund - from splurges such as airlines tickets for a celebratory vacation or for good purposes, like putting it all in a college savings account.
| Apr 11, 2014
| 2:47 PM
CBS Corp. Chief Executive Leslie Moonves remains the king of media compensation.
The 64-year-old television executive and Beverly Hills resident was awarded a $66.9-million compensation package last year, according to a Securities and Exchange...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 12:54 PM
Michael Connelly has been publishing books featuring detective Harry Bosch since 1992. More than two decades later, Bosch is finally headed to screens.
Computer screens, that is. Amazon announced Monday that Amazon Studios has picked up "Bosch" as one...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Amazon is touting a study finding that the number of streams delivered for its Prime Instant Video service nearly tripled year over year -- and now surpasses Apple and Hulu in streaming-video usage.
But Amazon remains far behind Netflix, the leader in...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:50 PM
MINNEAPOLIS Minnesota billionaire Glen Taylor has made a formal offer to acquire the Minneapolis Star Tribune, a purchase that would add the state's largest media company to his diverse business empire.
Taylor said in an interview Tuesday that he has...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 12:15 PM
The end is nigh for Windows XP, and Best Buy is hoping to make some sales off of that.
The electronics retailer will offer users of the the aged operating system $100 credit toward new computers when they trade in their current Windows XP laptop, Best...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 11:28 AM
Tyson Foods Inc. is recalling more than 75,000 pounds of chicken nuggets believed to be contaminated with plastic shavings. A small number of consumers contacted the Missouri-based company complaining of minor oral injuries associated with the nuggets. ...
| Apr 4, 2014
Amazon's Kindle Worlds program is their attempt to cash in on the fan fiction phenomenon. Amazon has licensed storytelling "worlds" such as "Vampire Diaries" or "Pretty Little Liars" and anyone and everyone is invited to write and publish their work on...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The stock market is hitting new highs — just as corporate profit growth is slowing to a crawl.
Rising earnings helped drive share prices to a series of record peaks in the last few years. But that dynamic could be tested this week when companies...