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How to handle technology issues with online school – Chicago Sun-Times

NEW YORK — Across the U.S., the pandemic has forced students to attend virtual school to prevent spread of the coronavirus. But the more we rely on technology, the bigger…

President Trump Supreme Court pick could impact US economy – Crain’s Chicago Business

5 P.M. UPDATE: President Donald Trump said he’ll nominate Chicago federal appeals court judge Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court. Earlier: (Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump isn’t planning to…

The best sound machine of 2020 – Chicago Tribune

A. Nobody can guarantee that a sound machine will help you to sleep better, but many people find them beneficial, so it's certainly worth a shot if you're struggling to…

The best digital keyboard of 2020 – Chicago Tribune

The retail price of a digital keyboard can vary widely, depending on the quality of the build, the technology included, and the reputation of the manufacturer. An inexpensive spring-loaded keyboard…

This startup pushes technology into schools with paper and pen – Chicago Daily Herald

Millions of kids in the U.S. headed back to school this month and most of them will be spending at least part of their class time remotely, relying on computers,…

Chicago startup Clearcover must eventually open Detroit office to get cash – Detroit Free Press

Atlanta United FC faces Chicago after shutout win – Associated Press

Atlanta United FC (4-7-2, 10th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Chicago Fire (3-7-3, 12th in the Eastern Conference) Bridgeview, Illinois; Sunday, 7:30 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: A game after shutting…

Time to lay a Chicago financial transactions tax to rest – Crain’s Chicago Business

We can only hope that Chicago aldermen have the week of Oct. 26 circled on their calendars. They might even want to be on hand that week to welcome part…

Robo-adviser NextCapital raises $30 million – Crain’s Chicago Business

NextCapital, an investment technology company, raised another $30 million in funding. The company’s software is used by investment managers, insurance companies and 401(k) funds to provide personalized investment advice. The…

University of Illinois, University of Chicago, Northwestern startup founders ranked by PitchBook – Crain’s Chicago Business

Illinois universities are among the nation’s top producers of startup founders. The University of Illinois, Northwestern and the University of Chicago made the top 10 in an annual study by…

US STOCKS-Tech leads Wall St higher as virus fears rise – Reuters

By Herbert Lash 4 Min Read * U.S. coronavirus cases top 7 million * Costco Wholesale drops on high COVID-19 costs * Cruise operators jump after source website.

Founders First Wants to Give $5M to Diverse Chicago Founders – Built In Chicago

Image: Founders FirstAn impact investment firm just pledged $5 million to diverse Chicago founders who want to grow their startups without giving up control.  On Friday, Founders First Capital Partners…