FAA Warns Travelers Not To Use New Samsung Phone On PlanesSamsung has issued a global recall of all Note 7 smartphones, after finding the lithium-ion batteries of some of the phones have exploded or caught fire.
Lawmaker Proposes Law To Help Remove Pokémon Go StopsProposed legislation introduced in Springfield Wednesday would require those who manage Pokémon Go and similar games to remove stops within two days of a request, and to make it easy to do so.
University Of Illinois To Research How To Secure Nation's Power GridThe University of Illinois has received nearly $19 million from the federal government to study threats to the nation’s power grid and come up with ways to survive an attack.
Players Should Use Caution With Popular 'Pokemon Go' AppOnly days since its launch, one app is being called a cultural phenomenon.
Cook County Unveils Upgraded Government WebsiteCook County has made a major upgrade to its official government website, and officials said it’s truly user-friendly now.
Lawmakers To Discuss Cybersecurity Threats At Chicago HearingIn a series of hearings, members of Congress want to hear how government and the private sector can work together to ward off cyber threats.
Naperville Gets FAA Approval To Deploy DroneNaperville Fire Department Division Chief Andy Dina said the drone will have many uses besides giving crews a better vantage point while fighting fires.
Sick Of Remembering All Those Passwords? Try A Password ManagerIf you’re becoming increasingly frustrated over the number of passwords you have to keep track in your life, an Internet security expert has some suggestions.
MSI Exhibit Shines Light On Secretive Government Research AgencyThe Museum of Science and Industry has opened a new exhibit offering a rare glimpse inside the secretive government agency behind technological breakthroughs that helped give us the internet and GPS technology.
Recycling Center Upgrade Allows Surge In ProcessingA Chicago area recycling company is stepping up its recycling capabilities and plans to hire more people to do it.
Cleaner Skies: Boeing Designs Self-Sterilizing Jet BathroomsBoeing's new bathroom design uses ultraviolet light to clean the bathroom between uses. The Chicago-based company says the system will take three seconds to clean the toilet seat, sink and countertop in an unoccupied lavatory.
Highland Park Helping Residents Get Rid Of Unwanted HoverboardsIf stories of hoverboards catching fire have you rethinking that holiday gift you gave your child, how do you get rid of them?