News archive from 18 May 2014

Tech Q&A: Spam filters work, but not well enough

I am inundated with spam and receive as many as 75 junk emails per day. I have used spam-filtering software, tried a new Web browser and complained to my email service provider without much effect. What can I do? There are some things you can do to...

 

Amazon Kindle Fire TV understands and obeys

Most people are familiar with TV boxes like Apple TV, Roku or Google Chromecast that connect your TV to the Internet to facilitate video streaming. Amazon was late to enter the streaming market — Apple and Roku are on their third-generation boxes —...

 

Country Day tops Ravenscroft for title

Winning its second straight NCISAA championship, Charlotte Country Day beat Ravenscroft 12-10 in the girls' lacrosse title game Saturday afternoon. Although the Buccaneers repeated as champions, much of the team is different from last year's squad....

 

Amazon Kindle Fire TV understands and obeys

Most people are familiar with TV boxes like Apple TV, Roku or Google Chromecast that connect your TV to the Internet to facilitate video streaming. Amazon was late to enter the streaming market — Apple and Roku are on their third-generation boxes —...

 

New office space for Tech Wildcatters and Health Wildcatters

With a mini stage for pitch practices and lots of open space for collaboration, Dallas accelerators Tech Wildcatters and Health Wildcatters are moving into a new office that will be vastly different from its current space dubbed the Tech Church. The...

 
Game thread: Detroit Tigers looking to extend road winning streak in Boston

Game thread: Detroit Tigers looking to extend road winning streak in Boston

Tigers third baseman Nick Castellanos is back in the No. 6 spot in the lineup as the Tigers and Red Sox meet in the middle game of a three-game set tonight at Fenway Park. Castellanos hit eighth in Friday night's win, the second time this season he's...

 

Advice from the world’s youngest self-made female billionaire

Entrepreneur Sara Blakely had never taken a business class and knew nothing about the retail industry when she launched her line of shapewear for women in 2000. Now Spanx is a well-known brand worn by Oprah Winfrey and other celebrities as well as...

 

Business book reviews: “Putting Together the Entrepreneurial Puzzle” and “Show and Tell”

Putting Together the Entrepreneurial Puzzle Mary E. Marshall (Veritas Vincit Press, $14.50) Subtitled The Ten Pieces Every Business Needs to Succeed, Mary E. Marshall talks about two pieces that are much bigger than the others. Leadership and team...

 

Business book reviews: “Putting Together the Entrepreneurial Puzzle” and “Show and Tell”

Putting Together the Entrepreneurial Puzzle Mary E. Marshall (Veritas Vincit Press, $14.50) Subtitled The Ten Pieces Every Business Needs to Succeed, Mary E. Marshall talks about two pieces that are much bigger than the others. Leadership and team...

 

Tell your neighbor to get his own Wi-Fi

I have a neighbor who has Internet “problems.” I gave this neighbor the password to my Wi-Fi. Another friend told me that this was not wise because my passwords for banking and everything else can be hacked. Should I change my access code? I don’t...

 

The Five: Obamacare issues for small businesses

A local expert provides five recommendations on a topic useful to small business owners. This week, workplace benefits expert Michael Gomes talked to staff writer Hanah Cho about the most important Affordable Care Act issues for small businesses in...

 

Boston 3B Middlebrooks goes on 15-day DL

BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox have placed third baseman Will Middlebrooks on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with a fractured right index finger and recalled infielder Brock Holt from Triple-A Pawtucket. The 25-year old Middlebrooks suffered the...

 

Colorado 4A High School Track Results

LAKEWOOD, Colo. -- Here are Saturday's results in the finals of the Colorado Class 4A state track and field championships at Jefferson County Stadium. (Running events in meters): BOYS Team scores— Palmer Ridge 103; Valor Christian 66;...

 
Padres place Cashner on DL with elbow soreness

Padres place Cashner on DL with elbow soreness

DENVER -- San Diego Padres right-hander Andrew Cashner was placed on the 15-day disabled list because of soreness in his pitching elbow. Manager Bud Black said before Saturday night's game against the Colorado Rockies that right-handed reliever Donn...

 

Advice from the world’s youngest self-made female billionaire

Entrepreneur Sara Blakely had never taken a business class and knew nothing about the retail industry when she launched her line of shapewear for women in 2000. Now Spanx is a well-known brand worn by Oprah Winfrey and other celebrities as well as...

 

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