| Jun 2, 2014
| 12:13 PM
In the heated County Commission re-match of Ken Keechl and Chip LaMarca, there's a mountain of cash yet to be spent.
If the past is our guide, we should expect a flurry of negativity.
Four years ago, LaMarca took the seat from Keechl. The two burned...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 5:57 PM
The largest tech IPO of the year — and perhaps of all time — isn't coming from Silicon Valley.
Alibaba, a Chinese e-commerce behemoth with more sales than Amazon and EBay combined, has decided to go public on Wall Street after months of...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:56 AM
What would you do for five bucks?
It sounds like a creepy question, but there’s thousands of micro-entrepreneurs on Fiverr.com offering their services for as little as $5.
The online marketplace has been connecting five-dollar freelancers with...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 9:11 AM
Last week millions of people rushed to change their online passwords after news of a major encryption flaw called Heartbleed began to circulate.
Heartbleed infected hundreds of thousands of sites, including popular ones like Facebook and Netflix, and...
| May 5, 2014
| 12:33 PM
The following items were taken from New Lenox police reports:
A wallet was stolen from a vehicle on the 2400 block of Bluestone Bay on April 23.
A New Lenox resident reported April 23 that unauthorized transactions had been made on a PayPal account....
| May 16, 2014
| 1:25 PM
What’s the secret to the kind of success that creates worldwide fame and brings in billions of dollars? “Work super hard!” Elon Musk told graduating seniors at USC.
What about entrepreneurial genius? An uncanny ability to ferret out...
| May 6, 2014
| 6:48 PM
Chinese Internet behemoth Alibaba has filed to sell shares in the U.S., the first step in what is expected to be one of the biggest initial public offerings ever.
The company, bigger than Amazon.com Inc. and EBay Inc. combined, said it was raising $1...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 8:00 AM
If Mom and Dad refuse to give you money for your travels, this website offers hope.
What it does: Helps travelers crowd fund their global adventures.
Cost: Varies depending on whether you have a fixed or flexible...
| May 22, 2014
| 11:15 AM
EBay Inc dijo que los piratas informáticos atacaron su red hace tres meses, accediendo a unos 145 millones records de usuarios en lo que está a punto de convertirse en una de las violaciones de datos más grandes en la historia, basada en el número de...
| May 6, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Hollywood can be a beast for anyone looking to establish a business.
Movies and TV shows frequently fail. Financing can dry up instantly. And the outsized egos and conflicting agendas of insecure executives can drive anyone mad. So the long odds overcome...
| May 27, 2014
| 9:41 AM
Apple users around Australia are reporting that their mobile devices are being held for ransom by a hacker who has remotely taken control of their gadgets.
Multiple users on Twitter and Apple's online forum said a hacker going by the name of Oleg...
| May 14, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Microlending nonprofit Kiva.org hopes to do for small-business financing in Los Angeles what Lyft has done for transportation and AirBnB has done for lodging – take it to the people.
The organization is partnering with the city of Los Angeles on...