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Between family, friends, coaches and teachers, some children give as many holiday presents as they receive. This year, encourage your child's creativity with easy kids' crafts they'll give as gifts.
Internet-based companies such as Chicago's Groupon are creating more jobs, but not the type you might expect.
Adding almost 30,000 jobs, the Internet publishing and searching industry has seen the most post-recession growth since 2010.
HOBART | Hobart police are warning residents to beware of a scam involving an email alert followed by a check sent in the mail.
Jim Kukral, a 16-year Internet marketing veteran and best-selling author, addresses the Indiana University School of Business and Economics annual Business Speakers Series luncheon Thursday at the Radisson at Star Plaza in Merrillville.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels signed 27 more bills into law Thursday, including five sponsored by Northwest Indiana legislators.
SPRINGFIELD | If all goes as planned, Illinoisans will be able to purchase Lottery tickets without leaving their homes or offices in about six weeks.
Professor Lori Andrews believes that very few of us, even those considering themselves Internet savvy, understand just how much information we give away about ourselves through social media every day.
At first glance, the title of Lori Andrews's latest book reads like a mystery — one where someone saw a crime committed and attempts to blackmail the culprit. But the premise of her book, "I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social Networks and the Death of Privacy" (Free Press 2012, …
Not all "monsters" hide in the deep, dark recesses of our mind.
VALPARAISO | An online payment option might not take away the sting of getting a parking ticket, but it will add convenience in paying fines.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals seems likely to require disclosure of the names and identifying information of anonymous commenters who make defamatory statements on newspaper websites.
CALUMET CITY | Spending time on Facebook or sending harassing messages via email on a work computer could mean job termination for city employees, a new policy states.
Three college friends, Brian Miller, Adam Paulson and Kevin Wool, formed UglyChristmasSweaterParty.com and built the business into an Internet hit.
"Checkmate," which explores through interviews many of the psychological, physical and social consequences of the Internet, earned awards in documentary and education categories.
SOUTH HOLLAND | South suburban hospitals, libraries and schools will benefit from a $16 million state-county investment in high-speed Internet connections, Gov. Pat Quinn and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced Friday at South Suburban College.
VALPARAISO | Porter County residents can now go online and enter personal information they think could be valuable to first responders in an emergency situation.
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