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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
Video challenge sets sights on inspiring young innovators

Video challenge sets sights on inspiring young innovators

GARY | A short video challenge for high school students has no less a lofty goal than inspiring the next Thomas Edison or Steve Jobs. 

February 06, 2014 4:00 pm Photos

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YOUNG VOICES: Pace of technological race is picking up

YOUNG VOICES: Pace of technological race is picking up

With Apple’s recent press conference and companies revealing a smart watch, the high-tech race continues to heat up the technological market.

September 23, 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
JOHN DAVIES: Making ‘light bulbs go off’ for kids

JOHN DAVIES: Making ‘light bulbs go off’ for kids

When you work around creative and innovative people, the conversation inevitably turns to innovation and youth.

August 11, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Becoming a global citizen is thrilling

GUEST COMMENTARY: Becoming a global citizen is thrilling

As long as you're going to think, says Donald Trump, think big. Well, you can't get much bigger than China, so I figured I should take Trump's advice and think about this supersized superpower.

July 22, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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YOUNG VOICES: College lecture is more than a distraction

YOUNG VOICES: College lecture is more than a distraction

It's midterm season. Step one foot into the Herman B. Wells Library, and finding a spot to study can be as difficult as finding Waldo in a Christmas wrapping paper store.

March 07, 2012 3:21 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Government should heed Apple philosophy

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Government should heed Apple philosophy

Walter Isaacson's compelling biography of Steve Jobs is difficult to put down. It is at once a study of innovation, a chronicle of the nascent period of the information economy and a case study of one of America's great companies, Apple.

February 19, 2012 12:00 am
Warm up this winter with a great book

Warm up this winter with a great book

For those looking to use that holiday gift card or warm up to some winter reading, we've collected some recently released bios and oral histories of note.

January 04, 2012 9:00 am Photos

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Stanford archives offer window into Apple origins

Stanford archives offer window into Apple origins

PALO ALTO, Calf. | In the interview, Steve Wozniak and the late Steve Jobs recall a seminal moment in Silicon Valley history -- how they named their upstart computer company some 35 years ago.

January 01, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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The joy of reading: Warm up this winter with a great book

The joy of reading: Warm up this winter with a great book

It can hardly be argued that the world lost one of its great technological innovators when Steve Jobs passed away in October.

December 31, 2011 6:00 pm Photos

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JOHN DAVIES: Chambers boost innovation in Northwest Indiana

JOHN DAVIES: Chambers boost innovation in Northwest Indiana

What do the Crossroads Regional Chamber, Gary Chamber, Lakeshore Chamber, Michigan City Area Chamber, Starke County Chamber and the Greater Valparaiso Chamber have in common?

December 11, 2011 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Changing technology hasn't stopped our communication

YOUNG VOICES: Changing technology hasn't stopped our communication

I remember the precise moment I first saw an iPod -- Christmas 2006. My life would never be the same.

October 17, 2011 12:00 am
Interactive timeline for Steve Jobs

Interactive timeline for Steve Jobs

Former Apple CEO, Steve Jobs dies at age 56. Here is an interactive timeline of the visionary innovator.

October 05, 2011 8:08 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Steve Jobs, Ben Bernanke have a lot in common

GUEST COMMENTARY: Steve Jobs, Ben Bernanke have a lot in common

Both Ben Bernanke and Steve Jobs have been featured in the news in recent days, reflecting respective individual influence over a decade.

September 10, 2011 12:00 am
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Larry Hagman auctions memorabilia

June 07, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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