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McGrath: The past provides invaluable insights for students – Chicago Tribune

McGrath: The past provides invaluable insights for students  Chicago Tribune

Sure, stories from the past often appease the teller, but they also offer insights into the future, says columnist and English professor David McGrath.

Weekend roundup: Skip the new iPhone | Tech gems | Flipping planes – MarketWatch

Weekend roundup: Skip the new iPhone | Tech gems | Flipping planes  MarketWatch

This week, MarketWatch readers worried about the implications of the Federal Reserve's rate cut — and whether they should upgrade to the new iPhone.

Chicago on pace to spend $300M on overtime this year, Lightfoot says – Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago on pace to spend $300M on overtime this year, Lightfoot says  Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago is on pace to spend more than $300 million on employee overtime in 2019 — triple overtime spending just eight years ago — with the Chicago Police ...

Aloft Chicago Mag Mile Continues as Hospitality Tech Leader with Implementation of Evention Back Office Automation – Yahoo Finance

Aloft Chicago Mag Mile Continues as Hospitality Tech Leader with Implementation of Evention Back Office Automation  Yahoo Finance

Aloft Chicago Mag Mile, the newest Aloft property in Chicago and the largest in North America, recently implemented Evention's Automated Cash Operations ...

Downstate Illinois scores a rare economic win – Crain’s Chicago Business

Downstate Illinois scores a rare economic win  Crain's Chicago Business

Electric-vehicle maker Rivian's decision to put down roots in downstate Normal was a leap of faith on the part of both the state of Illinois and the startup itself.

Why you don’t need a 5G phone just yet – Chicago Tribune

Why you don't need a 5G phone just yet  Chicago Tribune

Phone companies are building speedier 5G wireless networks and making big claims about revolutionary new applications. But if you're shopping for a new ...

Loop dreams: DeSantis launches FinTech foray into Chicago – The Center Square

Loop dreams: DeSantis launches FinTech foray into Chicago  The Center Square

A WalletHub study published Wednesday named Chicago the sixth “most fun” city in America but Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' visit to the Windy City Thursday ...

The Week in Tech: An Emerging Twist on Antitrust – The New York Times

The Week in Tech: An Emerging Twist on Antitrust  The New York Times

If regulators and lawmakers are serious, they're going to have to rethink a traditional approach to monopolies.

Water Dept. Will Test Tree-Saving Water Main Technology In Andersonville, Ald. Osterman Says – Block Club Chicago

Water Dept. Will Test Tree-Saving Water Main Technology In Andersonville, Ald. Osterman Says  Block Club Chicago

ANDERSONVILLE — Chicago Water Department will be testing a less invasive water main repair technology that could potentially save mature trees in ...

‘Middle of the herd’ no more: Amazon tackles climate change – Chicago Tribune

'Middle of the herd' no more: Amazon tackles climate change  Chicago Tribune

Amazon vowed Thursday to cut emissions and report its greenhouse gas emissions regularly.

Alderman wants more spots for electric vehicles to power up – Chicago Sun-Times

Alderman wants more spots for electric vehicles to power up  Chicago Sun-Times

A downtown alderman wants to put in a plug for more usage of electric vehicles. He wants to require new parking garages and most new multi-unit residential ...

Sridip Mukhopadhyaya on 5G in Chicago – Patch.com

Sridip Mukhopadhyaya on 5G in Chicago  Patch.com

As internet speeds become faster, we are expected to be able to achieve more than ever before. In early 2019, Chicago has become one of the first cities in ...