From learning how to turn on a computer to setting up a business network, computer classes can help those who need the basics or just want to improve their skills. The Chicagoland area offers a variety of locations for computer classes ranging in price from free to more than $100.
The Emanuel administration highlighted new industry partnerships with city college campuses, which are becoming increasingly vocational.
Curious about the way that people in different parts of the country stereotype one another, venture capitalist and blogger Renee DiResta recently conducted an informal survey using Google’s quirky autocomplete function.
As many as 4,000 employees around the world are about to lose their jobs with Illinois-based Motorola Mobility.
Looking for a way to significantly waste time while at work?
The folks at Google have come up with an Olympian way to waste time at work today.
A fugitive who was featured on “America’s Most Wanted” for a double murder in Yonkers, N.Y., has been found in Chicago.
Industry sources say Google is talking about moving its latest acquisition, Motorola Mobility, from the suburbs to the famous and roomy Chicago building.
Internet powerhouse Google is spearheading a two-day event in Chicago to help small businesses get online.
A robot with 15 cameras in its head has been recording some of most important works at the Art Institute of Chicago for worldwide distribution, as part of the Google Art Project.
The police department in Park Ridge is trying to straighten out its record with Google.
Want two months vacation? A three-day weekend every weekend? An afternoon nap break? Maybe all you need to do is switch jobs…
The money boys on Wall Street were all a flutter Tuesday night about the big deal coming down between Google and Motorola Mobility. And the employees of Motorola? The 3,000 employees and their families are worried about their jobs.
Google has struck a deal to buy Libertyville-based Motorola Mobility Holdings for $12.5 billion in cash.
Google and Facebook ads along with text messaging and robo-calls are all part of this year’s arsenal designed to get Chicago public school students back to school on time.
Facebook recently announced a new partnership with Skype that will allow its 750 million members to connect through video chat.
Imagine you are supposed to do a big project at work that ends up catching the attention of a famous worldwide company.
The long-rumored acquisition is off, according to the Chicago Tribune, which cited insider sources.
It’s a marriage proposal made in cyberspace, and one of the participants is a Chicago company. Groupon has skyrocketed from startup to worldwide phenomenon. Now Google wants to swallow it up — perhaps for as much as $6 billion.
Chicago-based Groupon could soon be part of the Google empire.