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PHIL AT THE PHAIR: You can smell the schmaltz at the Porter County Fair

PHIL AT THE PHAIR: You can smell the schmaltz at the Porter County Fair

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | After missing the opening days of the fair while I did some reporting in Lake County, it was good to get back in time to see the Porter County Fair and all the sights, smells, sounds, smells, tastes, smells, schmaltz and ... what the heck is that smell anyway?

July 21, 2014 5:09 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Placing a call changed economy, society and ourselves

GUEST COMMENTARY: Placing a call changed economy, society and ourselves

The telecom hills are alive with the sounds of mergers, with two at crescendo. In February, Comcast agreed to purchase Time Warner for $45 billion. AT&T last month announced purchase of DirecTV, which if confirmed is valued at about $48.5 billion. Other possible deals provide background …

June 14, 2014 12:00 am
Steelmaker has one of world's strongest brands

Steelmaker has one of world's strongest brands

ArcelorMittal has been around for less than a decade, but the steelmaker already has a stronger brand than MTV, 7-Eleven, Estee Lauder and PlayStation.

March 06, 2014 5:30 am
Google Glass joins local tourism industry

Google Glass joins local tourism industry

HAMMOND | A wearable computer that’s been making waves in the tech industry has made its way to the South Shore Convention & Visitors Authority.

December 27, 2013 11:03 pm Video Photos

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Illinois could consider banning Google Glass while driving

SPRINGFIELD | Even before they go on sale to the masses, an Illinois lawmaker wants to ban motorists from wearing Google’s new computerized glasses while driving.

December 07, 2013 2:45 pm

Google seminar helps businesses become digitally visible

MERRILLVILLE | About 97 percent of online consumers research products and services online before buying, but 58 percent of small businesses in Indiana don’t have functioning websites.

December 06, 2013 2:39 pm

Coats, Google offer small business seminar

MERRILLVILLE | Representatives from Google will host a free tech workshop for Hoosier small businesses from 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 6 at the Radisson Star Plaza, 800 E. 81st Ave.

November 29, 2013 6:30 am
Cleavant Derricks, Who Plays Sylvester Sykes, In Rehearsal For "Pullman Porter Blues" At Goodman Theatre Running Sept. 14 Through Oct. 20.

Cleavant Derricks, Who Plays Sylvester Sykes, In Rehearsal For "Pullman Porter Blues" At Goodman Theatre Running Sept. 14 Through Oct. 20.

Cleavant Derricks, who plays Sylvester Sykes, in rehearsal for "Pullman Porter Blues" at Goodman Theatre running Sept. 14 through Oct. 20.

September 24, 2013 1:00 pm
How social media can help you land a job

How social media can help you land a job

A logotype collection of well-known social media brand's printed on paper. Include Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Google Plus, Instagram, Vimeo, Flickr, Myspace, Tumblr, Livejournal, Foursquare and other logos.

September 15, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Placing a call has changed our economy, society and ourselves

GUEST COMMENTARY: Placing a call has changed our economy, society and ourselves

The phones are busy, and so are the companies that design, make and market information devices. As with earlier communications technologies, smartphones are helping to disseminate political power and foster the growth of equality. Overall, however, the interplay between technology and societ…

September 07, 2013 12:00 am
Device Devotee: What is your choice?

Device Devotee: What is your choice?

This column was started using the ultra portable Asus Nexus 7 from Google and then completed using the highlights of Apple’s iPhone. Who says that they can't be friends?

August 20, 2013 5:36 pm Photos

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Google snaps up Waze to add to mapping service

SAN FRANCISCO | Google is buying online mapping service Waze in a $1.03 billion deal that keeps a potentially valuable tool away from its rivals while allowing it to gain technology that could improve the accuracy and usefulness of its own popular navigation system.

June 11, 2013 3:49 pm

Yahoo takes big leap with $1.1B deal for Tumblr

SAN FRANCISCO | Yahoo is buying online blogging forum Tumblr for $1.1 billion as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to rejuvenate an Internet pioneer that had fallen behind the times.

May 20, 2013 5:40 pm
Florida is a vacation paradise for dogs

Florida is a vacation paradise for dogs

With miles of sandy beaches, endless winter sunshine and a laid-back vibe, there's no reason to leave your four-legged friend behind when you vacation in Florida.

December 30, 2012 12:00 am
Glasses to fit the wine: Riedel's worldwide legacy

Glasses to fit the wine: Riedel's worldwide legacy

Wine glassware company Riedel says the right glass can make or break your wine. Maybe so, but perfection isn't cheap.

December 20, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Break the Habit: How families can change their routines for the better

Break the Habit: How families can change their routines for the better

Breaking habits can be tough, but luckily there are many ways to reach your goals.

November 16, 2012 9:00 am

What's the speed limit? No signs means 30 mph

VALPARAISO | A request to lower the speed limit on Lincolnway to 25 mph through the downtown led to a discussion at Tuesday's meeting of the city's Traffic and Safety Committee of whether the speed limit on all unposted roads should be 25.

August 14, 2012 3:50 pm

Bing to duel Google with Facebook-friendly format

SAN FRANCISCO | Microsoft's Bing search engine is heading in a new direction as it drills deeper into Facebook's social network and Twitter's messaging service to showcase information unlikely to be found on Google.

May 11, 2012 12:00 am
Merrillville man has dream job: Google's 'altered logo' illustrator

Merrillville man has dream job: Google's 'altered logo' illustrator

Ryan Germick works for Google on its Google Doodle Team, imagining and inventing the design for the fun Google logos that grace the website "every so often" to celebrate a holiday or pay tribute to a date.

March 18, 2012 12:00 am Video Photos

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Google this: Merrillville man has dream job as search website's 'altered logo' illustrator

Google this: Merrillville man has dream job as search website's 'altered logo' illustrator

Jan. 7 marked the 100th birthday of the late Charles Addams, creator of "The Addams Family" characters for The New Yorker magazine and later a television series for ABC. Ryan Germick said he felt a definite connection.

March 15, 2012 11:15 pm Video Photos

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