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New rocket fuel to launch Purdue spacecraft

|Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014

A group of Purdue University students is moving ahead with a project to test a new, more environmentally friendly rocket propellant.

Ultra high definition TVs boost LG Display profit

| |Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014

LG Display Co. said profit for the April-June quarter more than doubled as a stronger won reduced the value of its foreign debt and the World Cup boosted demand for ultra-high-definition TVs.

Source: Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts

| |Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014

Some of the hottest tickets in town — to Broadway hits, Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake concerts, a New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox game — were snapped up by an international ring of cyber thieves who commandeered more than 1,000 StubHub users' accounts to make big money by fraudulently buying tickets and reselling them, prosecutors said Wednesday.

Review: Amazon Fire offers new ways to use phones

| |Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014

What I find fascinating about Amazon's Fire phone isn't the gizmos such as the 3-D imagery or the camera scanner that helps you get more information about products.

AP source: Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts

| |Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

Cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 StubHub customers' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events through the online ticket reseller, a law enforcement official and the company said Tuesday.

Review: Amazon Fire offers new ways to use phones

| |Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

What I find fascinating about Amazon's Fire phone isn't the gizmos such as the 3-D imagery or the camera scanner that helps you get more information about products.

Court endorses Illinois electricity surcharge

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

Illinois regulators can force electricity customers to help pay for the $1.6 billion FutureGen clean-coal project, a state appeals court said in a ruling Tuesday.

LinkedIn to buy ad tech company Bizo for $175M

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

LinkedIn Corp. is spending $175 million to buy Bizo, a provider of advertising technology and measurement services aimed at professionals.

Microsoft CEO sees 'bold' plan as 4Q tops Street

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

Microsoft Corp. CEO Satya Nadella painted an upbeat vision of the future Tuesday, saying that the next version of Windows will be unified across screens of all sizes and that two money-losing units — Nokia phones and Bing search — would become profitable in 2016.

Judge approves 1st settlement in 38 Studios case

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

A judge on Tuesday approved the first settlement in the lawsuit brought by the state's economic development agency over the collapsed video game company founded by former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling.

Apple post biggest earnings gain in nearly 2 years

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

Apple's growth prospects are looking brighter as anticipation builds for the upcoming release of the next iPhone, a model that is expected to cater to consumers yearning for a bigger screen.

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

App Store Official Charts for the week ending July 21, 2014:

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

iBook charts for week ending July 21, 2014:

Target debuts an image-recognition shopping app

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

Target is introducing an app that lets users purchase items after scanning magazine ads with their smartphones. It's the latest offering from retailers looking to boost sales with the use of improving image-recognition technology.

Oops! EPA goes off topic, tweets about Kardashian

| |Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

The Environmental Protection Agency's fight to clean up water pollution got a splash of pop culture Tuesday, thanks to an Internet flub involving reality TV star Kim Kardashian.

Fla. sues for $20M from failed Digital Domain

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

The state of Florida has filed a lawsuit seeking to recoup millions of taxpayer dollars provided to the failed Digital Domain film visual effects company.

Protect yourself from identity theft

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

It's an almost weekly occurrence: On Tuesday, Goodwill said its computer systems may have been hacked, leading to the possible theft of customers' credit and debit card information. The nonprofit agency, which operates 2,900 stores in the U.S., said it is working with federal investigators to look into a possible breach.

Dan Borislow, magicJack inventor, dies at 52

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

Dan Borislow, the inventor of magicJack and a pioneer in developing phone calls over the Internet, died Monday, officials at the company he founded said. He was 52.

Louisiana editorial roundup

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

Recent editorials from Louisiana newspapers:

Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

Evansville Courier & Press. July 20, 2014.