Wearable tech can spot coronavirus symptoms before you even realize you're sick. Here's how.
Researchers say the constant stream of body data from Oura rings, Fitbits and Apple Watches could eventually feed into apps that offer an early warning you've got COVID-19.
Fortnite, rappers and the billion-dollar pandemic gaming boomA smash success since its release in 2017, Fortnite's popularity has again exploded as people flock to video games amid the tedium and isolation of COVID-19 quarantines.
Desperate workers rush to delivery app jobs to find low pay and punishing rulesInstacart, Amazon Flex, Shipt and DoorDash added hundreds of thousands of workers to meet demand. These workers signed up hoping for flexibility, but instead encountered low tips and difficulty scoring gigs.
Facebook ran multi-year charm offensive to woo state prosecutorsFacebook went to great lengths to develop friendly relationships with powerful state prosecutors who could use their investigative and enforcement powers in ways that could harm Facebook's revenue growth.
Commentary: The robots-are-taking-our-jobs threat gets realIf there was ever a good time for the robots-taking-over-jobs argument, this may be it. Not just because factory owners don't want to pay for rising labor costs, but because workers don't want to gather every day in petri dishes.
'I missed the people. I missed the employees. I missed the food.' Suburbs reopen to Phase 3The suburbs emerged from the state's stay-at-home order today and into a less restrictive Phase 3 of the Gov. J.B. Pritzker's Restore Illinois plan, as many residents looked forward to dining alfresco, doing a little shopping and finally getting a haircut.
Schaumburg greenlights talks with potential entertainment district developerSchaumburg trustees have given the go-ahead for the village's planned development of an entertainment district at the northeast corner of Meacham Road and the I-90 tollway to take further steps in the weeks ahead.
Woodfield Mall to reopen Friday with limited hours, capacityWoodfield Mall will reopen to the public Friday on the first day of Phase 3 of the state's reopening plan, officials announced Thursday.
Editorial: As suburbs reopen, let's do so with care and classIn this editorial, the Daily Herald says that as Illinois ushers in its incremental reopening from the lockdown prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic, it's important to understand that the pandemic isn't over and to behave responsibly.
Barrington, Palatine set their rules for outdoor restaurant, bar operationsGame plans have been formed in Barrington and Palatine in preparation for the reopening of restaurants and bars with outdoor service following state guidelines.
Amazon finds Schaumburg grocery market favorable, but unlikely to dominate itSchaumburg officials say there's plenty of room in the local marketplace for a new Amazon grocery store and they don't believe its upcoming opening will significantly hurt the competition.
Returning to work: What liability do businesses have?As businesses are preparing to return to work, one question that is top of mind is what potential liability do I have if someone gets sick due to exposure from my place of business or the work that is being done?
Gerald Auto celebrates seniors with signs Celebrating graduates: St. Charles North seniors supported with sign projectMany pasttimes are being postponed or cancelled due to COVID-19. But graduating seniors at St. Charles North, one tradition is going strong this year - the congratulatory sign in the front yard.
Your PPP funds were granted -- now what?Unlike other traditional loans, having Paycheck Protection Program loans forgiven will not count toward taxable income. Your focus should now turn to maximizing loan forgiveness.
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- Elgin'I missed the people. I missed the employees. I missed the food.' Suburbs reopen to Phase 3
- SchaumburgSchaumburg greenlights talks with potential entertainment district developer
- SchaumburgWoodfield Mall to reopen Friday with limited hours, capacity
- BarringtonBarrington, Palatine set their rules for outdoor restaurant, bar operations
- SchaumburgAmazon finds Schaumburg grocery market favorable, but unlikely to dominate it
- BusinessAs Arlington Heights prepares for outdoor dining, Fausto's Italian Kitchen is closing
- Mount ProspectArlington Heights art teacher brushes aside COVID-19
- BusinessLee & Associates brokers $1.8M land sale
- RosemontRestaurants in Rosemont's Parkway Bank Park offer outdoor dining
- BusinessLeonard's Bakery closes Northbrook storefront after 34 years
- LibertyvilleLake County towns helping kick-start outdoor dining
- Wood DaleAAR named a "Top Veteran-Friendly" company
- ItascaParts Town, Davisware partnership focuses on foodservice technology
- BataviaSt. Charles church's free spaghetti dinner re-opens with drive-through
- NapervilleReality star Doute to appear in Naperville shop's first virtual author visit
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