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From NY Subway to Chicago ‘L’: Mass transit and COVID-19 – Chicago Tribune

That possibility may be on the horizon. A 2018 study and another published this month, both of which Brenner contributed to, concluded that low levels of a certain type of…

Strata Decision Technology Named a Best Place to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare – GlobeNewswire

CHICAGO, July 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Strata Decision Technology (Strata), a pioneer and leader in the development of cloud-based financial planning, analytics and performance tools for healthcare, has been…

Mediaocean to buy Northwestern spinout 4C Insights – Crain’s Chicago Business

4C Insights, a data-analytics company launched by a Northwestern University professor, has a deal to be acquired by Mediaocean, an advertising-technology company based in New York.  Terms of the deal weren’t announced,…

Weekly Refresh: GoHealth Launches IPO, Virgil Abloh Raised $1M, and More – Built In Chicago

VillageMD landed $1B from Walgreens. The chain will become the first drugstore to offer full-service doctor offices. It's going to place VillageMD primary care clinics into up to 700 U.S. stores over…

Madison Dearborn to Buy Benefytt Technologies for $410 Million – Wall Street Journal

Benefytt Technologies Inc. Monday said it agreed to be acquired by funds affiliated with private-equity firm Madison Dearborn Partners LLC for $31 a share in cash, or about $410 million.…

Cyber Daily: Online Security a Key Piece of Chicago Tech Project | Amazon’s TikTok Saga – Wall Street Journal

Updated July 13, 2020 9:24 am ET | WSJ Pro Hello. A $50 million initiative to get technology to Chicago’s underserved students and their families includes an all-important effort to…

Benefytt Technologies, Inc. to be Acquired by Madison Dearborn Partners – GlobeNewswire

TAMPA, Fla., July 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Benefytt Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: BFYT) (“Benefytt”) (“the Company”), a health insurance technology company and leading distributor of Medicare-related health insurance plans, today…

Israeli court rejects petition to curb spyware company – WGN Radio

Technology News by: ILAN BEN ZION, Associated Press Posted: Jul 13, 2020 / 06:15 AM CDT/ Updated: Jul 13, 2020 / 07:03 AM CDT

China sanctions Cruz, Rubio, Smith, Brownback for criticism – WGN Radio

Posted: Jul 13, 2020 / 04:21 AM CDT/ Updated: Jul 13, 2020 / 06:52 AM CDT

5 Crisp Questions With Christian Schenk Building Achievement With Great Value – Forbes

Christian Schenk Headshot Maddie SchenkMost entrepreneurs are not at all like Christian Schenk. They just don’t possess his work ethic. He is very clearly driven by a greater internal power…

Read Before Pontificating on Quantum Technology – War on the Rocks

Quantum technology — and quantum computing more specifically — has become quite the popular topic in national security circles. The extraordinary level of interest emerges from the potential impacts of…

Northwestern researchers develop democratized drinking water tests – Daily Northwestern

Courtesy of Northwestern University ROSALIND, the technology developed by researchers in McCormick Prof. Julius Lucks’ laboratory. The green test tubes indicate a higher concentration of a contaminant than the EPA…