Glassdoor expands its Chicago office, leasing additional space for its growing software engineering team

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Glassdoor, which operates a recruiting and job review website, is growing its Chicago office, becoming the latest West Coast technology company to expand its software engineering team in the city.

The San Francisco Bay area-based company employs more than 250 people in its Fulton Market district…

In final TV debate, Lori Lightfoot conjures Ronald Reagan in countering Toni Preckwinkle: ‘There she goes again’

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During a largely tepid debate less than a week before Election Day, Chicago mayoral candidates Toni Preckwinkle and Lori Lightfoot took a final blast of parting shots Wednesday night.

They avoided direct attacks for about 48 sedate minutes during the CBS-Ch. 2 event, which was held in an auditorium…

Move over Apple Watch, MSI exhibit shows off a tattoo that controls your phone, plus other insane wearable technology

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If you thought we had a few years before the world turns into a real-life “Black Mirror” episode, think again. Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry’s latest exhibit, “Wired to Wear,” makes it very clear that the future of fashion goes well beyond a smartwatch that can pay for your coffee. With…

All behold Hudson Yards. Are you scared, Broadway? The rest of New York and cities everywhere? You should be

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You catch the 7 Line train from New York’s Times Square — a chaotic urban carnival of commerce, musicals, plays, comedy and gawking, technology laying atop the grime of urban history, its liveness mostly unchanged for a century. For anyone with urban dreams and a deep-seated fear of life’s boredom,…

Audit shows health officials downplayed what later became a deadly Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at Quincy vets home

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In the aftermath of a 2015 occurrence of Legionnaires’ disease at the aging Quincy Veterans Home, state officials moved to downplay the potential seriousness of the outbreak that led to a dozen deaths then and annual outbreaks and more deaths since, a state audit showed Monday.

The audit of the…

How to Track Every Google Service and App That’s Shut Down

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It’s trite to remind people of Google’s notorious track record for killing off its apps and services, but it’s true. Like any company, Google is continually trying out new ideas and testing new technology. Sometimes it works out, but other times it doesn’t, and a new Google product seems to get its own doomsday…

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Starting later this year, you can use Apple Pay to get on the CTA

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Starting later this year, CTA riders with Apple Pay will be able to use their phones to pay for rides on trains and buses, the agency said.

Apple announced on Monday that users of transit services in Chicago, Portland and New York will be able to use Apple Pay, a contactless payment technology.

Lose the baggage: New luggage storage option headed to Chicago

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Technology has changed the way people travel, thanks to sites like Airbnb and VRBO.

But along the way, people who book accommodations via the sharing economy have found new challenges arising. Namely, what the heck do they do with their bags before check-in and after checkout?

“People don’t stay…

11 hours a day online? Tech addiction is real, and it’s time we confront it.

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Last summer, the World Health Organization recognized internet gaming as a diagnosable addiction. This was an important step in aligning practice with research, but we need to go further. Psychologists and other mental health professionals must begin to acknowledge that technology use has the potential…

Jabari Parker and Bobby Portis return to Chicago for the 2nd time Wednesday with better stats since being traded to the Wizards

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The last time Jabari Parker visited the United Center, he played as if auditioning for the 2020 dunk contest.

The former Simeon star threw down six dunks in a lively, 20-point, six-assist performance as the Wizards handed the Bulls a franchise-record 10th straight home loss on Feb. 9. The performance,…