Competition to AmazonGo is coming from an unlikely source: Israel
Amazon.com set off a global race to automate grocery shopping. The latest entrant comes from a nation not known for state-of-the-art retail experiences: Israel.
Your smartphone photos are totally fake -- and you love itNight Sight on Google's Pixel, which shoots pictures in the dark, shows how phone cameras have become faketastic.
Some fear Amazon's arrival could deepen inequality in Washington, D.C., regionIn Seattle and San Francisco, tech campuses have largely benefited the wealthy, often displacing working-class black and Latino communities.
Lime wants to spread 1,500 shared cars around SeattleThe company's plans would make its operation in Seattle the largest free-floating car-sharing network in a U.S. city.
Police think Alexa may have witnessed a double slaying. They want Amazon to turn her over.Alexa might have been listening, as she almost always is, when Christine Sullivan was stabbed to death in the kitchen of the Farmington, New Hampshire, home where Sullivan lived with her boyfriend on the night of Jan. 27, 2017. But does Alexa remember any of it?
She's one of millions disillusioned with social media. She also helped create it.Bailey Richardson was one of the 13 original employees working at Instagram in 2012 when Facebook bought the viral photo-sharing app for $1 billion. She and four others from that small group now say the sense of intimacy, artistry and discovery that defined early Instagram and led to its success has given way to a celebrity-driven marketplace that is engineered to sap users' time and attention at the cost of their well-being.
He's supposed to shape Japan's cybersecurity. He just admitted he doesn't use computers.Japan is in the midst of revising its cybersecurity laws ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. However, a Cabinet minister who is supposed to be shaping these laws made a surprising admission this week: He doesn't use a computer.
Parking data in, but Naperville awaiting museum decision in redevelopment processTwo big questions -- commuter parking and the future of the DuPage Children's Museum -- are holding up the 5th Avenue redevelopment process in Naperville.
Classic Dog n Suds drive-in in Grayslake for saleThe classic Dog n Suds drive in restaurant in Grayslake, which opened in 1963, is now for sale.
Mundelein jacks up fee for video gambling machinesMundelein restaurant and bar owners will have to pay more -- much more -- to operate video gambling machines in their businesses.
Sullivan's Steakhouse closes in LincolnshireSullivan's Steakhouse restaurant in Lincolnshire has closed unexpectedly.
Hurricane Michael leads Allstate to $202M in losses during OctoberThe Allstate Corp. announced estimated catastrophe losses for the month of October 2018 of $202 million, pre-tax ($160 million, after-tax).
A Weighty Question for Employers: Is it Illegal to Discriminate Against Employees Because of Obesity?Since the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA"), one of the issues which continues to perplex employers is whether obesity is a disability under the Act. The answer to this question is important for many reasons.
Weiss & Company LLC celebrates 50th anniversary in styleLast month, a crowd of over 300 gathered at The Glen Club in Glenview to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Weiss & Company LLP, one of the area's most enduringly successful accounting firms.
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from the staffs of the Daily Herald and the Business Ledger
- NapervilleParking data in, but Naperville awaiting museum decision in redevelopment process
- GrayslakeClassic Dog n Suds drive-in in Grayslake for sale
- MundeleinMundelein jacks up fee for video gambling machines
- LincolnshireSullivan's Steakhouse closes in Lincolnshire
- BusinessHurricane Michael leads Allstate to $202M in losses during October
- NewsElmhurst may tweak city planning update to address neighbor concerns
- RosemontHilton's boutique Rose Hotel opens in Rosemont
- EducationStreamwood High precision manufacturing program, instructor awarded $50,000
- Glen EllynGlen Ellyn plans to borrow $10 million for parking garage, streetscape projects
- Oak BrookBallard Designs opens in Oak Brook
- NapervilleIce cream business owner faces multiple child pornography charges in DuPage County
- BusinessHuntley High special ed students launch candle-making business
- AuroraKirk Road closure planned on Thanksgiving night because of Aurora outlet mall traffic
- Lake ForestTenneco to acquire Swedish tech company
- BloomingdaleRoselle chamber plans awards banquet
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