| Feb 25, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The good news is there's demand for the WWE Network. The bad news, there are still technical issues to be worked out with the over-the-top service that launched Monday.
After WWE's tech partner MLBAM was overwhelmed by the number of subscribers wanting...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:30 AM
HBO's Internet video service, HBO Go, is now available on Sony Computer Entertainment America's PlayStation 3 consoles -- but it still isn't available for the newer PS4.
According to Sony, about 25 million PlayStation 3 consoles are in use in the U.S....
| Mar 18, 2014
| 11:25 AM
Amazon.com will reportedly roll out a video-streaming device next month that will compete with Roku, Google's Chromecast and Apple TV.
The Seattle retailer will begin selling the gadget in early April from its own website as well through Best Buy and...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 10:14 AM
The following were taken from police reports:
A 22-year-old Tinley Park woman was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance during a Jan. 31 traffic stop.
A 43-year-old Tinley Park man was charged with DUI during a Feb....
| Feb 6, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Amazon Studios is releasing 10 pilots for the Internet masses to weigh in on -- including its first two dramas, from Chris Carter ("The X-Files") and Eric Overmyer ("The Wire") -- from which the studio will select the next batch of full series for its...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Amazon.com is gearing up to release an Internet-connected television set-top box as early as next month, according to a report Friday.
The Seattle-based online retailer is aiming for a March debut for a product that would go head-to-head with the...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Wrestling fans jostling to sign up for the new WWE Network online service swamped the servers of the company's technology provider, MLB Advanced Media -- blocking many subscribers from registering for the over-the-top package earlier Monday.
In a tweet...
| Jan 28, 2014
The following items were taken from police reports:
•Various Apple products collectively valued at $2,300 were reported stolen Jan. 20 from a business in the 200 block of West Crossroads Parkway. The thefts are believed to have...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 9:53 AM
Retail sales in holiday-related categories such as apparel, electronics and jewelry rose a “decent” 2.3%, according to a Thursday report from MasterCard SpendingPulse.
The so-so upswing from Nov. 1 to Dec. 24 improved on the same period in...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:47 AM
Online behemoth Amazon.com launched a one-day sale Monday on Kindle readers, taking advantage of new federal rules easing restrictions on using portable electronic devices on planes.
The Federal Aviation Administration announced last week that...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Do not underestimate the power of the force ... or the front-facing camera, Darth Vader.
Star Wars landed on Instagram Monday afternoon with a picture of Darth Vader taking a selfie. The account, @starwars, describes itself as the "official home of Star...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 2:51 AM
Here's Tuesday's list of hot deals. Get 'em while they last:
Amazon Local: $7 buys you $30 to spend on Dolphins, Hurricanes or Marlins tickets at ScoreBig.com; expires in 16 days.
Amazon.com: $70 off all Kindle Fires for student members; Kindle Fire...