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  • Apple becomes second tech giant to skip Chicago, picks Austin for $1 billion campus

    Chicago was bypassed by another tech behemoth Thursday when Apple announced plans to build a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas, with smaller sites or expansions in six other cities. It was just last month that Amazon said it will split its much-anticipated second headquarters between New York... […]

  • Elon Musk's tunnel to O'Hare moves just a bit closer to reality

    Elon Musk's planned tunneling project in Chicago, seemingly jeopardized when its biggest champion said he would not run for re-election, has taken an important step closer to building its promised transit route connecting downtown Chicago to O'Hare International Airport. The Boring Co. is now midway... […]

  • 7 CEOs on what they notice the most on job interviews

    Let’s be honest: There’s tons of advice out there about best practices for interviews. From what you should (and shouldn’t) wear to the most strategic ways to prepare, everyone aims to perform at their highest professional level when they’re going for a gig they really want. Once you make it through... […]

  • Google reveals new security bug affecting more than 52 million users

    Google revealed Monday that its soon-to-be shuttered social network suffered from another security lapse, a software bug that could have allowed third-party apps and developers to gain access to 52 million users' personal information without their permission. For six days in November, an update... […]

  • Online Christmas trees: We put sellers (including Amazon) to the test

    A guide to ordering your Christmas tree online: The Tribune ordered three trees to see how they turned out. […]

  • Ride-sharing startup Lyft has filed confidentially for its IPO

    Lyft filed confidentially for an initial public offering of stock, pulling out ahead of Uber Technologies in the race among ride-sharing companies to go public. San Francisco-based Lyft has submitted early stage documentation for its IPO, according to a statement Thursday. It has not yet determined... […]

  • China is lead suspect in Marriott hack, Reuters reports

    A massive hack into hotel group Marriott International may have been an intelligence-gathering operation by China's government, Reuters cited unidentified sources as saying. Private investigators found hacking tools, techniques and procedures that featured in past attacks attributed to Chinese... […]

  • What books should entrepreneurs read? 13 books with obvious and surprising lessons for business

    When speaking to groups of students, I am often asked what my “favorite business book” is. I always see the same look of disappointment when I respond that I don’t like most business books; I prefer novels, biographies and even science-oriented texts. That said, there are excellent insights for... […]

  • Can't wait for 5G iPhone? You will have to.

    Apple plans to hold off until at least 2020 before offering an iPhone that can connect to the next generation of high-speed phone services coming next year, according to people familiar with its plans. The delay may make it easier for rivals like Samsung Electronics Co. to win over consumers to... […]

  • Salesforce to add 1,000 jobs in new Chicago riverfront skyscraper

    Salesforce announced plans Friday to anchor a new riverfront skyscraper and add at least 1,000 jobs to its Chicago workforce in the next five years. The San Francisco-based software firm has leased about 500,000 square feet in the planned third and final tower in the Wolf Point development, which... […]

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