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Walmart to begin video game trade-in program

Walmart to begin video game trade-in program

SCHERERVILLE | Tired of the same old games?

March 25, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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Manufacturing center presents 'tremendous opportunity' for region

Manufacturing center presents 'tremendous opportunity' for region

While flanked by a robotic arm, a helicopter engine and other "pretty cool stuff," President Barack Obama joked at a news conference last week that he was announcing they were building Iron Man.

March 01, 2014 11:00 pm Related

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Manufacturing hub could fuel demand for more workforce development

Manufacturing hub could fuel demand for more workforce development

HAMMOND | Purdue Calumet was not one of the more than 70 college, government and business partners that helped Chicago land a $320 million digital manufacturing research hub, but it has been involved in similar pursuits and could collaborate on workforce training needed for next-generation m…

March 01, 2014 6:00 pm

IT firm joins Purdue Technology Center of Northwest Indiana

MERRILLVILLE | An information technology management firm has moved into the Purdue Technology Center of Northwest Indiana business incubator in Merrillville.

February 26, 2014 3:00 pm
New vehicle models let you check Twitter and online restaurant reviews

New vehicle models let you check Twitter and online restaurant reviews

Tap on a touchscreen, identify restaurants, find out what reviewers have to say and make a reservation through OpenTable - all while driving at 60 mph on the interstate and never lifting your eyes off the road.

February 15, 2014 4:00 pm Photos

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New technology replacing the naked eye at Ford plant

New technology replacing the naked eye at Ford plant

Workers at Ford's Chicago Assembly Plant have checked the quality of a vehicle's paint job basically the same way since the plant opened in 1924 - by eye.

September 13, 2013 6:24 pm

Portage updating handbooks to reflect new technology use

PORTAGE | Beginning the next school year, Portage Township Schools students will be able to keep their electronic communication devices turned on during the day — as long as they are being used for educational purposes.

May 26, 2013 12:00 am
Tips to Stay Safe and Secure While Traveling this Spring

Tips to Stay Safe and Secure While Traveling this Spring

Spring travel can offer a much-needed cure for cabin fever. Whether you're planning to head to the closest national park or sunny beach, or you're trekking around the globe, there's no question that technology has made traveling easier.

March 26, 2013 12:00 am

Portage Park Board approves new software

PORTAGE | The Portage Park Board last week approved the purchase of a new software package aimed at improving procedures such as registrations and preschool enrollment processes.

January 27, 2013 6:15 pm
Mom goes viral with son's phone code of conduct

Mom goes viral with son's phone code of conduct

Janell Burley Hofmann honored her 13-year-old son's "maturity and growth" at Christmas with his first iPhone, but it came with strings attached.

January 14, 2013 12:00 am
Classic fashion brand Burberry goes digital

Classic fashion brand Burberry goes digital

Angela Ahrendts may be CEO of Burberry, but one of her favorite accessories is an Apple iPhone5 that she's used to oversee a mobile makeover at the 150-year-old company best known for trenchcoats and tartan plaids.

December 30, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Fitness video games offer grown-up workouts, family fun

Fitness video games offer grown-up workouts, family fun

With many new game system consoles and video games making their way into homes in the region over the holidays, you may have the makings of a good workout sitting right in your entertainment cabinet.

December 30, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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For good and ill, adoption transformed by Internet

For good and ill, adoption transformed by Internet

In the emotion-charged realm of adoption, the Internet has been a transformative force, often for good, sometimes for ill.

December 10, 2012 9:00 am
Give the Gift of Creativity: Fun tech gifts that bring out the creativity in any child

Give the Gift of Creativity: Fun tech gifts that bring out the creativity in any child

Looking for some creative gift ideas for the kids on your holiday list? Why not give them gifts that encourage creativity?

November 12, 2012 9:00 am

Internet Safety/Cyber Bullying class is Nov. 14 at Hobart High

HOBART | The School City of Hobart will present Internet Safety and Cyber Bullying at 6 p.m. on Nov. 14 at Hobart High School, 2211 E. 10th St.

October 29, 2012 12:05 am

Redevelopment Commission to contribute to city technology program

PORTAGE | The Redevelopment Commission on Wednesday approved a contribution of up to $40,000 to help the city solve its computer woes.

September 27, 2012 5:30 pm
Electric vehicles present 'significant market opportunity' in NWI

Electric vehicles present 'significant market opportunity' in NWI

VALPARAISO | In the next five years, there could be thousands of new drivers of electric vehicles in Northern Indiana, according to an estimate from a national developer of vehicle charging station networks.

May 22, 2012 3:00 pm Photos

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Portage City Council to go paperless

PORTAGE | The City Council is making a move to go paperless.

May 06, 2012 12:00 am
Dealers want electric Leaf to generate demand

Dealers want electric Leaf to generate demand

Nissan automobile dealers are hoping the automaker's Leaf plug-in electric vehicle will capture interest from motorists who may want to wean themselves off the gasoline diet.

March 14, 2012 9:00 pm Photos

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Dealers want electric Leaf to generate demand

Dealers want electric Leaf to generate demand

Nissan automobile dealers are hoping the automaker's Leaf plug-in electric vehicle will capture interest from motorists who may want to wean themselves off the gasoline diet. Rob Coffey of Bob Rohrman Nissan in Burns Harbor says that if gas prices continue to rise, it could drive more people…

March 14, 2012 9:00 pm Photos

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