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July 11, 2018 7:30 PM Nordstrom opening Los Angeles stores that don't sell much of anything

If the new stores are anything like the original, which opened its doors in October 2017, fans can look forward to lush amenities like on-site stylists, tailors, manicures, coffee and alcohol (Google Maps) Nordstrom is planning to open two brick-and-mortar Nordstrom Local stores essentially devoid of merchandise. The luxe department store chain is preparing 84

June 5, 2018 12:59 PM In Hopes of Attracting Foreign Audiences, Broadway Tries a Translation App

How do you say ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ in Japanese? GalaPro, a three-year-old Israeli mobile-app company that provides accessibility services for Broadway theaters and patrons, is introducing a translation feature by the end of the month. The idea is to let non-English-speaking audience members follow a show, word for word, on their phones, much as moviegoers 65

June 5, 2018 9:39 AM U of I, Microsoft help students with autism pursue careers

U of I, Microsoft help students with autism pursue careers The University of Illinois and Microsoft are launching a new partnership to help students with autism pursue science and technology careers. Microsoft is investing $200,000 in the Accessibility Lighthouse Program, which started Monday. Harold Javid of Microsoft says the partnership will use advances 66

October 24, 2017 2:02 AM Steve Wozniak isn't getting iPhone X on launch day

Commentary: The Apple co-founder says he’s happy with his iPhone 8. Which is also an iPhone 7. Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives. Can it be that the world will be deprived of one of the great Apple traditions? It seems that on every launch day, the company's co-founder Steve Wozniak is at an Apple 158

October 10, 2017 5:57 PM Contanda signs multi-year lease for 339 acres on Houston Ship Channel

Houston-based Contanda Terminals, a provider of bulk liquid storage and logistics services, signed a multi-year lease with Port Houston for 339 acres with deep-water access on the Houston Ship Channel. Pictured is an aerial photo of its Houston 1 terminal. Houston-based Contanda Terminals, a provider of bulk liquid storage and logistics services, signed 77

October 3, 2017 11:30 AM Stratton plans to build more warehouses in north Houston

Stratton Development and Construction plans to build more warehouses north of Houston. The Houston industrial developer plans to add six to eight warehouses at the southwest corner of Hardy Toll Road and FM 1960, a few miles west of Bush Intercontinental Airport. The developer bought the 12-acre tract in August for an undisclosed price. The brick, stucco 35

September 29, 2017 5:01 AM Uber and for-hire car companies unite to fight TLC wheelchair plan

Uber and other app companies along with livery cab and limo businesses want to rally and fight proposed mandate from the Taxi & Limousine Commission on wheelchair accessibility. There is nothing like regulation to unite rivals Uber and the livery cab drivers. Uber and car service app companies teamed up with black and livery car companies Thursday to fight 63

September 22, 2017 3:21 PM Best and worst airports in US according to new J.D. Power survey

Orlando International Airport won the top spot for "Mega" airports according to a new survey (iStock) Airports often bring out the worst in people, between the crowds, delays and general stress of traveling — but according to a new survey, customer satisfaction is at an all-time high when flying through U.S. airports, according to J.D. Power’s 2017 North 171

September 21, 2017 2:38 PM Dadeland area gets its first medical marijuana shop

Ever so slowly, medical marijuana retail outlets are opening around South Florida. Curaleaf, the new brand for Costa Farms’ cannabis operation, launched its first stand-alone store Thursday in the Dadeland area. The store at 9002 South Dadeland Blvd., Unit 1, is the second metropolitan-area pot shop to open in the county. Trulieve opened a store in April 65

September 17, 2017 12:10 AM Miami-Dade public schools will announce date for resumption of classes by noon Sunday

The latest word from Miami-Dade public schools officials on when classes will resume: Expect an announcement on that by noon Sunday. In a statement issued Saturday night, administrators said they “continue to be optimistic about a Monday re-opening.” But they added that administrators decided at a 5 p.m. meeting to await final reports regarding school 38