Essay: I fell for Facebook fake news. Here's why millions of you did, too.
If you think you're immune to this stuff, you're wrong. Detecting what's fake in images and video is only getting harder. Misinformation is part of an online economy that weaponizes social media to profit from our clicks and attention. And with the right tools to stop it still a long ways off, we all need to get smarter about it.
New strategy for makers of self-driving cars: Slow down, shut upAt Aurora Innovation the rules are simple: No flashy launches, mind-blowing timelines or hyper-choreographed performances on closed tracks. In other words, "no demo candy."
A day in the life of Pepper the robotPepper's full-time gig at the Smithsonian is just the beginning for robots.
Small privacy change for Google leads to big disruptions for startupsGoogle's move to cut developers off from scanning people's Gmail for ad targeting might go unnoticed by most users -- but it could upend a whole segment of apps, highlighting the outsized power and influence Google wields as a gatekeeper of data.
Palm plans comeback with tiny phone, Stephen Curry endorsementStarting next month, consumers can buy the credit card-sized Palm for $349 from Verizon Communications Inc.
Roboticist trains AI to write fortunes -- and things get weirdInstead of producing the kind of playful and seemingly vaguely perceptive advice known to bring a smile to people's faces, the technology turned dark.
Adobe Photoshop is coming to Apple's iPadAdobe Inc. unveiled a new generation of Photoshop that will be available on Apple Inc.'s iPad for the first time, signaling an acceleration in the software maker's drive to boost sales with more mobile applications.
B.Good to open first of 3 suburban restaurants in Vernon HillsB.Good, a fast-casual restaurant chain featuring natural and locally produced ingredients, is opening the first of three suburban locations next week in Vernon Hills.
Developer courts e-commerce companies with $23 million spec warehouse in WinfieldAn unprecedented industrial development represents a $23 million investment in Winfield.
Would Vernon Hills company leave town over rejection of $1.37 million tax deal?Though praised as a good corporate neighbor, American Hotel Register Co. representatives failed to persuade Vernon Hills trustees to hand over $1.37 million in sales taxes for interior building upgrades the company believes will help it attract millennial workers.
How Otto Engineering in Carpentersville is making NASA's Mars mission possibleScott Altman, a former NASA astronaut, had a hand in designing the spacecraft expected to travel to Mars. On Thursday, he met with the Otto Engineering employees making parts for its control module.
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Suburban Business News
from the staffs of the Daily Herald and the Business Ledger
- NapervilleB.Good to open first of 3 suburban restaurants in Vernon Hills
- WinfieldDeveloper courts e-commerce companies with $23 million spec warehouse in Winfield
- Vernon HillsWould Vernon Hills company leave town over rejection of $1.37 million tax deal?
- CarpentersvilleHow Otto Engineering in Carpentersville is making NASA's Mars mission possible
- DiningGastropub/music venue Hey Nonny opens in Arlington Heights
- NewsDaily Herald editors discuss how the paper comes together
- East DundeeDeveloper: New East Dundee restaurant could be a 'game-changer'
- GrayslakeManufacturing career expo at CLC on Oct. 23
- BusinessMcHenry building sold
- ElginWhy Grand Victoria Casino is cutting back dining hours at 2 restaurants
- Buffalo GroveBuffalo Grove considers plan for new Dunkin' Donuts
- Oak BrookSuburban health insurance providers sue opioid manufacturers, prescribers
- Vernon HillsShould Vernon Hills give local company $1.37 million to attract millennials?
- NapervilleMuseum, parking considerations halting 5th Avenue planning in Naperville
- GenevaFox Valley Antiques Show and Sale offers authentic merchandise from 55 dealers
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