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Here’s why car thefts are soaring (Hint: check your cup holder) – Chicago Tribune

In New York City, 6,858 vehicles were stolen in 2020, up from 3,988 the year before. Of those taken in 2020, more than 3,450 were stolen while they were running.…

Extra Crunch Live is back in 2021, connecting founders with tech giants and each other – TechCrunch

In April 2020, when the entire world was laser-focused on the coronavirus pandemic, we realized that startupland was in unprecedented territory. How should startups navigate fundraising, operations, and better understand…

Chicago tech firm Relativity buys New Jersey-based VerQu – Crain’s Chicago Business

Software maker Relativity acquired New Jersey-based VerQu to beef up its ability to handle chat-based communications such as Slack and Microsoft Teams. Chicago-based Relativity's software is best known for being used…

How a Learning-Oriented Culture Buoys Engineering at Braintree – Built In Chicago

January 6, 2021 Sometimes, not focusing on your work can be a professional benefit. Technologists at payments technology company Braintree, source website.

Which properties in Chicago and the suburbs have the biggest property tax increases since 2000? – WGN Radio – Chicago

Anna DavlantesWeekdays 1-4pm Anna Davlantes is a Chicago native, a seven-time Emmy Award-winning journalist who has broken major stories, passionately told small stories and exposed corruption that has prompted major…

Tile reportedly prepping new tracker with ultra-wideband technology – XDA Developers

Tile is reportedly working on a new tracker that uses ultra-wideband (UWB) technology (not to be confused with Verizon’s Ultra Wideband 5G network). The upcoming release is said to preempt…

Client Manager – Nielsen Global Connect – Built In Chicago

Job Description CLIENT MANAGER- CHICAGO/REMOTE The North American Commercial team leads and manages all of Nielsen's relationships with consumer-focused manufacturers and retailers. The team includes over 1,600 professionals in the…

Salesforce Senior Business Analyst – West Monroe – Built In Chicago

At West Monroe, our people are our business. We pride ourselves on bringing a different mindset to consulting—and that takes a different approach: highly collaborative, flexible, and tenacious. Our people-first…

Aon Chicago team up to provide TARGET Area with new CRM platform. – ChicagoBears.com

In the aftermath of March's lockdown, a group of IT departments across professional sports began calls to discuss the adjustment to remote work. The Bears joined in those calls. After…

Product Manager – CityBase – Built In Chicago

What We Are Looking For: CityBase builds software that improves the way citizens and businesses interact with their local government.  We are looking for an experienced Product Manager to lead…

How to Build a Foundation for Strong IP Protections – Built In Chicago

Image: ShutterstockInnovative ideas or inventions are often considered the crown jewels of technology companies. Carefully considered and implemented record-keeping practices are the starting point for protecting this valuable intellectual property.…

Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf to step down – Axios

Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf will step down from his position in June, after more than 26 years with the company, according to a press release out Tuesday. The big picture:…