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We would be remiss in our coverage of the Dell deal today if we did not point out some of the delicious ironies and coincidences contained therein. Let us flash back first to 1997. It's Aug. 6, at the Macworld conference in Boston. Apple's interim chief...
Ashton Kutcher has been getting rave reviews from audiences for his role in a biopic about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival last week, but the star doesn't seem ready to let go of the famed tech whiz just yet....
The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas may have set records for the amount of exhibit space devoted to televisions, phones and gadgets of every ilk (1.87 million square feet), but hardware wasn't the real buzz of the show, according to an analysis...
N. Joseph Woodland, a co-inventor of the system of thick and thin lines that became the ubiquitous bar code labeling nearly every product regulated by commerce, has died. He was 91. Woodland died Sunday at his home in Edgewater, N.J., from the effects...
For anyone involved in the consumer tech industry, the 2013 International CES (formerly known as the Consumer Electronics Show) is the holy grail of exposure and opportunity. The largest such tradeshow in the world, CES attracts more than 150,000...
Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg is donating nearly $500 million in stock to a Silicon Valley charitable foundation. The 28-year-old Zuckerberg said he and his wife, Priscilla, earmarked the gift of 18 million Facebook shares for health and...
Tags: Human Interest, Schools, Charity, Media Industry, Social Media
Six months into her post as National Teacher of the Year, Rebecca Mieliwocki has traveled throughout California, to 11 states, and to Russia, China, Singapore and Japan. “It’s been a whirlwind,” the Burbank Unified teacher said. “...
Tags: China, Education, Teaching and Learning, Singapore, Teachers
"When a manager with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it's the reputation of the business that remains intact," Warren Buffett likes to say when asked if a good chief executive can salvage a bad business....
Richard Gonzalez, it turns out, is more of a self-made man than a lot of us knew. The Abbott Laboratories veteran of more than 30 years, who is pegged to serve as chief executive of the pharmaceutical company spinoff that the North Chicago-based medical...
Special to the TribuneJoe Mansueto's day jobs have been a handful lately: He has been busy turning Morningstar Inc. into a $3.1 billion investment information megamart, buying up media properties and skipping the charity circuit in favor of coaching grade-school soccer on...
World NowBurma United States Obama Democracy: Myanmar democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi makes her first trip to U.S. in decades starting Monday....
Associated PressOLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state has approved gay marriage, joining Maine and Maryland as the first states to pass same-sex marriage by popular vote. Voter returns released since election night show Referendum 74 has maintained its lead of 52...
Tags: Elections, Same-Sex Marriage, Laws, Ed Murray, Gays and Lesbians
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