| May 23, 2012
| 7:32 PM
A local technology expert is warning small business owners with websites to be aware of online hackers targeting them.
"In the United States, web hacking is a $32 billion business," said Alan Wlasuk, managing partner of 403 Web Security.
| Aug 27, 2012
| 3:09 PM
Governments always have an easy answer to their "revenue" problems: taxation.
As usual, they aren't interested in curing their spending addictions. And as usual, taxpaying consumers will take the hit.
There's something to be said about buying local....
| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:07 AM
For its latest menu, Next restaurant invested in a special piece of cooking equipment.
A Weber kettle grill.
Standing alongside the recirculating thermal circulators, Anti-Griddles, Sonicpreps and other high-tech gizmos that populate Next's high-tech...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 6:37 PM
A good friend told me a few years ago he would not allow his kids to wear sports jerseys unless their name was on the back.
His philosophy is simple. You have your own name and you know what it represents.
While it made sense, I still thought his...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 2:42 AM
A local mom saw an ad on Cars.com for a Jeep at an exceptionally low price. Her son was excited and wanted to buy it since it sounded like a good deal. However, mom wanted to check it out first so she e-mailed the advertiser questioning why the vehicle...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 5:47 AM
StubHub has pulled off a feat over the past eight years in Connecticut that might have seemed impossible.
The nationwide sports and entertainment online ticket marketplace, based in San Francisco and owned by eBay, has grown to 260 people at its East...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 1:47 PM
I had an interesting conversation with my daughter the other evening. I had just received a package in the mail and I was looking over my new purchase as she was doing her homework. Seeing the opportunity to procrastinate, she looked at me holding the...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 8:27 AM
I collapse in bed on the verge of a coma after Day One of my two-day estate sale. The sale was to clear out the home of my parents, who have moved on to assisted living.
That the coma did not come was an ambiguous blessing, because in its place...
| Mar 16, 2013
Q: Does a dealer have to disclose major body and frame damage to a buyer? I should have gotten a Carfax report when I bought the car but I didn't. The dealer bought the car at auction, repaired it, and then sold it to me. The dealer never mentioned the...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 1:14 PM
No sooner did I put out my cry to the universe — "Help! I have to clear out my elderly parents' stuffed-full house and I don't know what to do with it all!" — than it answered.
My super second-hand-sales-savvy friend Aaron LaPedis flew...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Like my mother, the Roman God Janus had eyes in the back of his head. In fact, he had an entire face on the back of his head, so he could look backward and forward at once. This feature earned him the distinction of "god of doors." He ruled comings and...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 1:32 PM
Attention those who can't let go: The problem is not your stuff. It's your stories.
This bit of news from Mark Brunetz, Emmy-award winning co-host of Style Network's Clean House, helped me get past the sting of selling my piano this week — for...