| Sep 14, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Chicago's River North, a district once notorious for its prostitutes and dilapidated warehouses, has become one of the hottest office markets in the United States.
The neighborhood has transformed from a wasteland in the 1970s to a trendy spot for...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 5:04 PM
EBay's mobile payment unit said it will soon enable merchants to accept payments in bitcoins, making it the latest mainstream company to embrace the upstart digital currency.
Bill Ready, chief executive of EBay's Braintree unit, said at the TechCrunch...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 4:16 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Ebay Inc's PayPal is in talks with Coinbase Inc and other bitcoin transaction providers to integrate the virtual currency within its Braintree payments system, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.
Executives at PayPal,...
| May 12, 2014
| 4:43 PM
How much would you be willing to pay for the hottest dinner reservation in the city? That's a question foodies may find themselves asking when a new smartphone app called Shout expands to L.A. this summer.
Shout, currently in a testing phase in New...
| Jun 15, 2014
Illinois has pledged $12 million over 10 years to eBay in exchange for the creation of 360 jobs in downtown Chicago, Gov. Pat Quinn's office said Friday.
EBay last year acquired Braintree, a Chicago payment processor for smartphones and tablets. Now...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 4:37 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. – This is the first time in 35 years the Huskies are playing in the NCAA Tournament without Jim Calhoun on their sideline. But that has not stopped the retired coach from attracting attention.
ESPN reported Friday that "multiple...