Global "Ransomware" Attack Spreads To More Than 200,000 ComputersExperts said the WannaCry attack has spread to at least 150 countries.
Facebook Ramps Up Its Response To Violent VideosFacebook is stepping up its efforts to keep inappropriate and often violent material — including recent high-profile videos of murders and suicides, hate speech and extremist propaganda — off of its site.
Illinois Teams Up With Tech Firms To Offer IT Training CoursesThe state of Illinois is teaming up with the private sector to offer people across the state – from every income level – free training in the information technology field.
DuPage County Begins Work On New, Improved 911 CenterOfficials were breaking ground Monday on a new 33,000-square-foot 911 center to handle the bulk of emergency calls in DuPage County.
City Picks Firm To Install New "Smart" LED Street LightsThe city has chosen a Massachusetts-based company to spearhead a project to replace the city’s outdated street lights with new LED "smart" lights.
Most Carry-On Electronics Banned On Non-Stop Flights From 8 CountriesThe federal government has banned passengers on non-stop flights to the U.S. from eight Middle Eastern and North African nations from bringing any electronics larger than a cell phone in their carry-on luggage.
Take A Stunning Two Minute Trip Around The World With This VideoWatch this two minute and thirty second video to take a quick tour of some of the globe's most breathtaking sights.
CPD Launches Second High-Tech Hub To Fight Violent CrimeThe Chicago Police Department has unveiled the second of its two new Strategic Decision Support Centers, which will use high-tech tools to predict where violent crime might happen.
Made In Chicago: McCrone Group Analytical LabFounded 60 years ago and located in Westmont is a company that is under the microscope.
Chicago Police To Unveil High-Tech Additions To Crime-Fighting PlansPart of the city’s crime-fighting plan is to open two strategic decision support centers, in direct partnership with the University of Chicago Crime Lab.
Old Motorola Headquarters Coming Down, New Data Center To Replace ItDemolition will soon begin on a 63-year old building in Franklin Park that once served as the headquarters for the Motorola Corporation.
Divisive Election Prompts Some To Hit "Ejector Seat" On Facebook FriendsSome social media relationships were fractured during the contentious presidential campaign, with a lot of “unfriending” and “unfollowing” happening on Facebook.