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?
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 …
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.
HAMMOND | A wearable computer that’s been making waves in the tech industry has made its way to the South Shore Convention & Visitors Authority.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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?
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.
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.
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.
Wine glassware company Riedel says the right glass can make or break your wine. Maybe so, but perfection isn't cheap.
Breaking habits can be tough, but luckily there are many ways to reach your goals.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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