• 'It's like buying penny stocks': D-FW cryptocurrency miners go prospecting for digital gold By Stl Today   -   Jun 20, 2018

    'IT'S LIKE BUYING PENNY STOCKS': D-FW CRYPTOCURRENCY MINERS GO PROSPECTING FOR DIGITAL GOLD

    On the evening of May 29, the power was out in the two front rooms of Stanley Edgar's Rockwall, Texas home, where he lives with his...

    Gold, Buy
  • Tech review: Thermacell helps keep those pesky mosquitoes away the natural way By Stl Today   -   Jun 20, 2018

    TECH REVIEW: THERMACELL HELPS KEEP THOSE PESKY MOSQUITOES AWAY THE NATURAL WAY

    Raise your hand if you look forward to mosquito season. I didn't think I'd get many takers. I remember the good old days when mosquito...

    Tech
  • Rising sea levels could flood more than 5,500 Texas homes by 2030, new study says By Stl Today   -   Jun 20, 2018

    RISING SEA LEVELS COULD FLOOD MORE THAN 5,500 TEXAS HOMES BY 2030, NEW STUDY SAYS

    Thousands of coastal Texas residents may find their homes and bank accounts under water by 2030 due to climate change leading to rising...

    Banks, Bank
  • Let Amazon in your house? Get mail at your desk? Here's how to beat 'porch pirates' By Stl Today   -   Jun 20, 2018

    LET AMAZON IN YOUR HOUSE? GET MAIL AT YOUR DESK? HERE'S HOW TO BEAT 'PORCH PIRATES'

    You did your research, shopped around and finally found what you wanted online. In a few days, it'll be yours. The tracking website...

    Housing, House
  • Tech Q&A: How to avoid browser hijacking By Stl Today   -   Jun 20, 2018

    TECH Q&A: HOW TO AVOID BROWSER HIJACKING

    Q: I read that I could get better protection against hackers by switching to an independent internet connection service, such as Google...

    Internet, Services, Service, Tech
  • Live music is nice, but buying performance licenses could be nicer By Stl Today   -   Jun 20, 2018

    LIVE MUSIC IS NICE, BUT BUYING PERFORMANCE LICENSES COULD BE NICER

    It started with letters. Then came the phone calls, and a guy on the other end of the line who kept saying, "If you don't pay, we'll...

    Buy
  • 'Pod racer' meets reality? KU aviation team advances in Boeing competition By Stl Today   -   Jun 20, 2018

    'POD RACER' MEETS REALITY? KU AVIATION TEAM ADVANCES IN BOEING COMPETITION

    By the end of the year, a team of students from the University of Kansas hope to have a small working model of a personal helicopter-like...

  • By Stl Today   -   Jun 20, 2018

    TRUMP HEALTH PLAN CHANGE MAY EASE INSURANCE COSTS FOR SOME; CRITICS FEAR IT COULD WEAKEN OBAMACARE

    Employees of small businesses and self-employed workers may soon be able to get cheaper health insurance under a new federal rule unveiled...

    Business, Employment, Insurances, Insurance
  • By Stl Today   -   Jun 20, 2018

    SKY NEWS FUNDING WILL INCREASE UNDER DISNEY OWNERSHIP, BRITISH CULTURE SECRETARY SAYS

    Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox Inc. just got a step closer to buying European satellite television giant Sky, thanks to new commitments...

    Buy, Fund
  • By Stl Today   -   Jun 20, 2018

    GUILTY PLEAS IN ILLEGAL SHIPPING OF HAZARDOUS WASTE

    ST. LOUIS - Three people have pleaded guilty in federal court to illegally transporting 9 million pounds of hazardous waste from Mississippi...

  • Facebook misses another Senate deadline on privacy questions By Stl Today   -   Jun 19, 2018

    FACEBOOK MISSES ANOTHER SENATE DEADLINE ON PRIVACY QUESTIONS

    Facebook Inc. missed a deadline to respond to questions from two top U.S. senators on its sharing of user data with device makers,...

    Data
  • Bills headed for California Senate would put limits on payday, auto-title lending By Stl Today   -   Jun 19, 2018

    BILLS HEADED FOR CALIFORNIA SENATE WOULD PUT LIMITS ON PAYDAY, AUTO-TITLE LENDING

    State legislators killed a bill that would have reshaped much of California's consumer lending market, but two more-modest bills made...

    Market, Moving, Marketing
  • By Stl Today   -   Jun 19, 2018

    BUST TO BOOM: MINNESOTA'S IRON RANGE REVIVES JUST AS TRADE WAR LOOMS

    HIBBING, Minn. - The taconite mines are back in action, factories are expanding and new stores and restaurants are popping up from...

    Silver, Action, Trading, Actions
  • Uber begins a push to get its drivers into electric cars By Stl Today   -   Jun 19, 2018

    UBER BEGINS A PUSH TO GET ITS DRIVERS INTO ELECTRIC CARS

    As Uber tries to build its reputation as a good citizen, it's unveiling a new plan: get its drivers to adopt electric vehicles instead...

    Building
  • With 'Roseanne' and Samantha Bee, TV advertisers confront a political minefield By Stl Today   -   Jun 19, 2018

    WITH 'ROSEANNE' AND SAMANTHA BEE, TV ADVERTISERS CONFRONT A POLITICAL MINEFIELD

    Television advertising is caught in the crossfire of the country's political battles. When TV stars such as Roseanne Barr, Samantha...

    Retreat, Retreats, Advertising
  • Testimony begins in Qualcomm's bid to ban imports of some iPhones By Stl Today   -   Jun 19, 2018

    TESTIMONY BEGINS IN QUALCOMM'S BID TO BAN IMPORTS OF SOME IPHONES

    A key milestone in Qualcomm's punishing legal war with Apple kicked off last week with testimony in the San Diego's company's bid to...

    Legal, Company, Companies
  • By Stl Today   -   Jun 19, 2018

    BOSTON TO SUE DRUG COMPANIES OVER OPIOIDS EPIDEMIC

    BOSTON - The city of Boston has retained a South Carolina law firm in anticipation of a lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies to...

    Company, Companies
  • By Stl Today   -   Jun 19, 2018

    GRAINS LOWER AND LIVESTOCK LOWER

    CHICAGO - Grain futures were lower Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

    Trading, Future, Futures
  • Liz Reyer: New job in a new city requires a new approach By Stl Today   -   Jun 19, 2018

    LIZ REYER: NEW JOB IN A NEW CITY REQUIRES A NEW APPROACH

    Q: Lately I have been feeling very insecure and lacking in confidence. It started when I moved to a different city to take a challenging...

    Moving, Job, Jobs
  • Your Office Coach: Working around a mediocre manager By Stl Today   -   Jun 19, 2018

    YOUR OFFICE COACH: WORKING AROUND A MEDIOCRE MANAGER

    Q: The head of our department is not a good manager. "Dave" has a very short attention span, so our attempts to communicate with him,...

    Management