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Boy, 16, Seriously Wounded In South Shore Shooting

published about 4 hours ago
Boy, 16, Seriously Wounded In South Shore Shooting
A 16-year-old boy was shot in the South Shore neighborhood Saturday night.

Male And Female Found Shot And Killed In Garfield Ridge

published about 4 hours ago
Male And Female Found Shot And Killed In Garfield Ridge
A male and female were found shot and killed Sunday morning inside a residence in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

$14 Million Awarded To Woman Who Suffered Stroke After Taking Medication

published about 4 hours ago
$14 Million Awarded To Woman Who Suffered Stroke After Taking Medication
A Cook County jury awarded $14 million Friday to Mariola Zapalski, of Elmwood Park, in a lawsuit against the doctor who prescribed the drug Yasmin.

Counting Jack Ma's $5 Billion Shopping Spree In 2014

published about 4 hours ago
So, how is your 2014 going?

The Pain & Pleasure Of Branded Social Media

published about 4 hours ago
The Pain & Pleasure Of Branded Social Media
During a recent Bulldog webinar on the subject of media relations 2.0, a senior communications professional from the Public Broadcasting System (PBS) noted that when the organization wanted to announce news, it simply posted the story to its Facebook, LinkedIn and Pinterest pages, and its Twitter and Instagram feeds, plus one or two others. This approach is in stark contrast to a comapny’s long-held reliance on journalists to interpret then share its story with their respective readers, viewers and visitors.


Capital Buzz: At family-owned Darcars, son son takes driver’s seat

published about 2 hours ago
Silver Spring-based Darcars Automotive Group announced some significant changes last week, with the founder’s son, John Darvish, 41, taking over from his father as president ... more

At Clearly Innovative, developers are hired with little practice and a lot of passion

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Robert Chen was working in I.T. support for the National Institutes of Health when he opted for his third career change. The 35-year-old initially applied ... more

Leidos CEO John Jumper talks about split with SAIC

published about 2 hours ago
The hardest part about managing the decision to split Science Applications International Corp. into two separate businesses was coming up with a new name — ... more

Changes to patent law bring new business for D.C. intellectual property firm

published about 2 hours ago
The America Invents Act has been good to Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox, the 130-attorney law firm whose first and only office is in downtown ... more

D.C. law firm leaders prioritize lateral hiring

published about 2 hours ago
Two major law firms this month appointed new leaders of their Washington offices: New York-based Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, which has about 200 attorneys in ... more
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Samsung Gear Fit is geared for exercise but uncomfortable and pricey

published 1 day ago
Samsung Gear Fit is geared for exercise but uncomfortable and pricey
An uncomfortable design, a steep price and a lack of features make Samsung's Gear Fit a device users should avoid.

Record labels sue Pandora over vintage song royalties

published 1 day ago
Companies want payout on recordings made before 1972 Online radio service Pandora is being sued by a group of record labels seeking payout for songs ... more

Venture capital spending at highest level since end of dot-com bubble

published 1 day ago
Venture capital spending at highest level since end of dot-com bubble
Across Silicon Valley, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs are busy chanting: "Not a bubble. Not a bubble. Not a bubble."

RadioShack cuts price of iPhone 5s to $99

published 1 day ago
RadioShack cuts price of iPhone 5s to $99
If you're looking to buy the iPhone 5s for cheap, RadioShack is the place to go.

UberX raises prices by $1 per ride with new safety fee

published 2 days ago
UberX raises prices by $1 per ride with new safety fee
UberX rides just became $1 more expensive.

Iran says plane at airport leased to Ghana after U.S.-flagged plane sighting

published about 10 hours ago
Iran says plane at airport leased to Ghana after U.S.-flagged plane sighting
Iran says that a plane which landed in Tehran airport flying the American flag was leased to Ghana's presidential office and carrying a business delegation ... more

4 Dow Stocks Under Accumulation

published 1 day ago
4 Dow Stocks Under Accumulation
The choppy nature of the 1st quarter is not surprising after the action in 2013. The sharp declines in the Nasdaq 100 and biotechnology stocks ... more

The Wealthiest Are Getting Wealthier Three Times Faster Than Any Other Group

published 1 day ago
The denizens of Forbes' 400 Rich List and Billionaire's Row would have been ecstatic yesterday when French economist Thomas Piketty, much-heralded author of " Capital ... more

Iran says plane at airport leased to Ghana after US-flagged plane sighting

published 1 day ago
Iran says that a plane which landed in Tehran airport flying the American flag was leased to Ghana's presidential office and carrying a business delegation ... more

VW to keep adding Chinese capacity amid double-digit growth

published 1 day ago
VW to keep adding Chinese capacity amid double-digit growth
Volkswagen will keep adding capacity in China as the German group is counting on double-digit growth in the biggest auto market, helped by strong economic ... more

Retiring: Taking a Job Out of the Financial Equation

published 2 days ago
Retiring: Taking a Job Out of the Financial Equation
As they tackle numerous financial issues, some baby boomers considering retirement are hiring life counselors to help them plot their futures.

Shortcuts: As Data About Drivers Proliferates, Auto Insurers Look to Adjust Rates

published 2 days ago
As insurers embrace big data, your premiums may go up or down based not only on your driving record, but also your voting record and ... more

It’s the Economy: How Payday Lenders Prey Upon the Poor — and the Courts Don’t Help

published 2 days ago
It’s the Economy: How Payday Lenders Prey Upon the Poor — and the Courts Don’t Help
A $600 loan and the struggle to even the playing field between businesses and their customers.

Mortgages: Sign on the Digital Dotted Line

published 2 days ago
Mortgages: Sign on the Digital Dotted Line
Technology for paperless closings has long been available, an now lenders have new incentives to adopt it.

Motherlode Blog: What to Do When Your Child Wants Marijuana Stocks

published 2 days ago
Motherlode Blog: What to Do When Your Child Wants Marijuana Stocks
If we don’t want our kids consuming marijuana, does that mean that they shouldn’t try to make money from it either? Three things to think ... more