| Feb 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
As Microsoft's new CEO, Satya Nadella has a big decision to make. He must figure out whether he wants to have the kind of public persona that's meant to connect with consumers or lead from the shadows where he's operated for the past 22 years at the...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Will Microsoft succeed with the French after Yahoo hit an impasse?
Microsoft is in discussions about a partnership with Dailymotion, the Internet-video site owned by French telco Orange, according to Orange CEO Stephane Richard.
In the spring of 2013,...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Forbes' "world's richest people" list was unveiled today, ranking the wealthiest billionaires on the planet. Topping the list was Microsoft founder Bill Gates, reclaiming the No. 1 spot from Mexico's telecom magnate Carlos Slim Helu (Gates' net worth...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The fourth Abu Dhabi Media Summit has set "Leveraging the Digital Age" as its theme, with speakers from Twitter, Payleven, edX, Walt Disney International, Viacom, Discovery Networks International, Wipro, Codecademy, ArabNet and Oasis500, among execs...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 7:55 PM
Douglas Carl Engelbart, who in the 1960s envisioned the power of interconnected computers to accelerate the pursuit of knowledge and solve the world's increasingly complex problems, laying the foundation for the modern computing age and the Internet, died...
| May 17, 2013
| 10:37 PM
By John P. Huston,Tribune reporter
Scott Beck's brain isn't the only instrument he uses to help him excel at math and science.
Beck, a Highland Park High School senior, turns to the French horn to "kind of keep me balanced and keep me...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 6:52 AM
No man is an island, but Larry Ellison comes close.
Last year, Ellison bought 98 percent of Lanai for more than $500 million. Despite a wispy beard and penchant for black outfits that make him look like a devil, he's mostly being hailed as a white knight...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 8:26 PM
Champion tennis player in 1930s
Gene Mako, 97, a champion tennis player who paired with the legendary Don Budge to win four doubles titles at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open in the 1930s, died Friday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los...
| Dec 14, 2012
N. Joseph Woodland, a co-inventor of the system of thick and thin lines that became the ubiquitous bar code labeling nearly every product regulated by commerce, has died. He was 91.
Woodland died Sunday at his home in Edgewater, N.J., from the effects...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 9:05 AM
The bestselling biography "Steve Jobs" is coming out in paperback in September. Publisher Simon & Schuster is not only republishing the book, it is sending Jobs back in time. Instead of the contemporary photograph of Jobs emblazoned across the cover of...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 8:09 AM
Billionaire financier Warren Buffett already has his hands in newspapers, jewelry, insurance and other holdings. Now, with the acquisition of Oriental Trading Co., the 82-year-old can add party planning.
Buffett said Friday that his Berkshire Hathaway...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 12:51 PM
For the Urban League of Broward County, the road to hosting the annual gathering of one of the nation's oldest civil rights organizations will involve raising lots of money, recruiting hundreds of volunteers and strategic planning to welcome thousands....