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  • Google expanding space in Fulton Market, this time with a flagship store

    Google is planning a two-level store in Chicago’s Fulton Market district, its first known location for a retail flagship. The technology giant is close to finalizing a lease for almost 14,000 square feet on the first and second floors of several connected, two-story brick buildings between 845... […]

  • Co-working firm Industrious buys Chicago's Assemble, adding 3 locations

    Co-working company Industrious has bought local operator Assemble, adding three Chicago locations amid expected consolidation in the fast-changing industry. Industrious doubles its number of Chicago-area locations to six with the deal, and the New York-based company said it plans to continue expanding... […]

  • Airbnb hosts scramble after Chicago sends 2,400 notices rejecting registrations for short-term rentals

    Airbnb hosts throughout Chicago are concerned and confused after receiving notices from the city last week informing them they could face potential fines if they don’t remove their units from the home-sharing platform within seven days. The more than 2,400 notices, sent via email, rejected Airbnb... […]

  • What does it feel like to have Alzheimer's? Virtual reality programs may help you find out

    After experiencing the world as a woman with Alzheimer’s disease, Ana Lebron took off her virtual reality headset and began to cry. She couldn’t pinpoint which part of the experience left her in tears. After all, she works with Alzheimer’s patients every day as an activities coordinator at assisted... […]

  • How to lead in times of change

    Change is inevitable. So often, we encounter rapid change taking place in multiple areas of our lives simultaneously. For many of us, change is the name of the game at work. Most of our organizations have embraced concepts like continuous improvement and efficiency. They have accepted the challenge... […]

  • SEC examining Elon Musk tweets about taking Tesla private: report

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk could be the subject of a new investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission following his Tuesday tweet saying he wanted to take the electric car company private. The SEC has inquired with Tesla about Musk’s tweet and a regulator is studying if Musk’s statement... […]

  • Salesforce shakeup: Marc Benioff to share CEO duties with Keith Block

    There’s a bit of the changing of the guard at Salesforce. The pioneer of subscription-based business software is no longer going to be run solely by its seminal co-founder Marc Benioff. Late Tuesday, Salesforce said it has promoted Keith Block, its president and vice chairman, to the position of... […]

  • Northwestern Medicine lays off 60 IT workers after launch of new electronic medical records system

    Months after launching a new electronic health records platform, Northwestern Medicine has laid off about 60 information technology employees who helped create it. The massive technology project, which provides doctors and clinicians a unified electronic platform for patient health records across... […]

  • Tesla CEO drops latest bombshell with $72B buyout proposal

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk is considering leading a buyout of the electric car maker in a stunning move that would end the maverick company's eight-year history trading on the stock market. In his typically unorthodox fashion, the eccentric Musk dropped his bombshell on his Twitter account, which he has... […]

  • Facebook, Apple silence conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, removing pages, podcasts

    Major tech companies have begun to ban right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones from their services, reflecting a more aggressive enforcement of policies against hate speech and misinformation following protests on social media. Facebook has taken down four pages belonging to Jones, including... […]

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