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If the federal government’s pledge to give unemployed workers an extra $600 a week has you scratching your heads,...

Women founders share war stories to inspire persistence

Delna Straus, co-founder of KEYO, participated in the fourth annual Women Tech Founders' Conference held online...

Pandemic slows deal-making for small businesses

How much will your company be worth after the coronavirus pandemic subsides? That’s the question advisers in the...

Microsoft CTO: Artificial Intelligence frees executives to innovate

Microsoft chief technology officer Kevin Scott, upper right, spoke Wednesday in a virtual fireside chat moderated...

Facing the Music: Donations Feed Most Music Organizations in Chicago

Story and photos by Ann Meyer The tip jar most street musicians plant with a few bucks to encourage donations...

IPO market recovers from summer doldrums

Press release submitted by PricewaterhouseCoopers NEW YORK – Oct. 2, 2012 – The continued strength in the equities markets, a...

SES Chicago to feature Avinash Kaushik

Press Release Submitted by SEO PR SES Chicago (a division of SES Conferences and Incisive Media) will be the final...

Manufacturing technology exhibitors show foreign strength

 By Michael Muth GlobalBiz Columnist I attended the International Manufacturing Technology Show at McCormick Place Sept. 10 through 15 with the...

Waukegan gaming company reports lower third-quarter sales, income

By Dave Cassilo Medill News Service -- Waukegan-based slot machine maker WMS Industries reported third-quarter net income of $24.2 million, or...

Sittercity’s expansion plans get boost with new venture capital

With an eye on expansion, Chicago-based Sittercity has raised $22.6 million in venture capital, the Chicago Tribune reported. Two Chicago-based...

As silver nears $50 an ounce, coin merchants report short supply

With silver prices soaring, some Chicago  merchants are struggling to keep coins and bars in stock. Photo by Jamie Coughlin. By Jamie Coughlin --...

My view: Bring in the $600 weekly checks

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My view: Bring in the $600 weekly checks

If the federal government’s pledge to give unemployed workers an extra $600 a week has you scratching your heads,...

Women founders share war stories to inspire persistence

Delna Straus, co-founder of KEYO, participated in the fourth annual Women Tech Founders' Conference held online...

Pandemic slows deal-making for small businesses

How much will your company be worth after the coronavirus pandemic subsides? That’s the question advisers in the...

Microsoft CTO: Artificial Intelligence frees executives to innovate

Microsoft chief technology officer Kevin Scott, upper right, spoke Wednesday in a virtual fireside chat moderated...

Facing the Music: Donations Feed Most Music Organizations in Chicago

Story and photos by Ann Meyer The tip jar most street musicians plant with a few bucks to encourage donations...

Music Education: How Learning a Tune Can Pay Off

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FTC announces right to privacy principles

The Federal Trade Commission today released a report outlining principles designed to encourage  companies...

Nice Cream maker aims to keeping churning product by changing state rules

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