On TV and in movies, men outnumber women nearly 2-to-1 in STEM roles. That may threaten girls’ interest in tech careers.

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Women are outnumbered by men nearly 2 to 1 in science, technology, engineering and math roles on TV and in movies, and a new study suggests that dramatic imbalance might be discouraging girls from pursing STEM careers.

The numbers hardly improved between 2007 and 2017, according to the study, which…

Tech Execs Offer Senate Help Writing a Toothless National Privacy Law

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Executives at six of the nation’s largest internet and technology companies gathered Wednesday on Capitol Hill for a data-privacy hearing called in response to growing concerns over the comparatively inadequate protections offered to consumers under U.S. law.

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New York actress Kelly Felthous makes a brand new start of it — in Chicago

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Not long ago, a New York-based actress named Kelly Felthous found herself auditioning for Roxie Hart in the musical “Chicago.” The audition was in Manhattan, but the theater was the Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.

“They were all about my monologue and my acting,” Felthous said over a recent breakfast…

I’m Sandra Lopez, VP of Intel Sports Group, and This Is How I Work

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In her 13 years at Intel, Sandra Lopez has overseen the company’s brand repositioning, built new organizations in the company, and applied her background in fashion—inside Intel’s sports group. She’s been named one of the 50 most powerful women in tech by the National Diversity Council and one of Latina Style’s top…

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Naperville home with wine cellar: $1.5M

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903 Edgewater Drive in Naperville: $1,499,900

Listed on July 19, 2018

This home is close to downtown Naperville’s dining and shopping experiences as well as the riverwalk. It features high-end technology and the option to enable privacy and security systems. It boasts a spa-like master suite, en…

Grubhub goes to college: Chicago company to buy on-campus food ordering service Tapingo for $150M

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Chicago-based Grubhub is set to acquire on-campus food ordering platform Tapingo for $150 million.

The deal, expected to close in the fourth quarter, would extend Grubhub’s reach to Tapingo’s more than 150 campus partners.

Tapingo’s technology enables users to order ahead at on-campus cafes, restaurants…