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CNN: This Amazon-backed startup is trying to save the planet, one motor at a time

Turntide Technologies is on a mission to save the planet, one motor at a time.The startup, armed with an influx of cash from Amazon,Bill...

VOA: NASA’s Ingenuity Helicopter Dropped on Mars’ Surface ahead of Flight

NASA's Ingenuity mini-helicopter has been dropped on the surface of Mars in preparation for its first flight, the U.S. space agency said.

CNN: This is Amtrak’s new dream map after Biden’s infrastructure push

President Biden, sometimes called "Amtrak Joe" for his train enthusiasm, appears to be living up to the name. The $2 trillion infrastructure plan Biden released...

CNN: To prevent burnout, LinkedIn is giving its entire company the week off

LinkedIn employees worldwide are getting a paid week off starting April 5.The entire company is getting the time off as an opportunity...

CNN: Supreme Court hands Google a victory in a multibillion-dollar case against Oracle

The Supreme Court has handed Google a win in a decade-old case in software development, holding that the technology giant did not...

npr: Facebook Disputes Claims It Fuels Political Polarization And Extremism

Facebook is making changes to give users more choice over what posts they see in their news feeds, as the social media...

NPR: Scientists Get Closer To Redefining The Length Of A Second

Scientists are inching one step closer toward redefining the length of a second. To do that, they're using atomic...

CNN: Elizabeth Warren grills Janet Yellen: Why isn’t BlackRock ‘too big to fail?’

Senator Elizabeth Warren wants to know why the Biden administration isn't more concerned that BlackRock manages $9 trillion in assets -- more...

CNN: Google offered a professor $60,000, but he turned it down. Here’s why

When Luke Stark sought money from Google in November he had no idea he'd be turning down $60,000 from the tech giant...

NPR: 5 Takeaways From Big Tech’s Misinformation Hearing

Big Tech taking questions from Congress is becoming a quarterly event. The latest edition came Thursday, when Facebook's Mark...

CNN: This Bill Gates-backed startup will soon help power a giant mine

In a bid to bring carbon-free power to heavy industry, Heliogen announced Wednesday that mining behemoth Rio Tinto plans to deploy the startup's breakthrough...

Npr: Rise of the Robocall

Walt Hickey is a senior editor for data at Insider. Recently, he has been getting a bunch of phone calls about renewing...

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Champaign Public Library, 200 W Green St – Downtown

STARTING MARCH 29, we are expanding hours and services. We will stay open evenings, offer meeting room reservations, and provide seating throughout...

[Champaign] Free Mask Pickup for Individuals & Businesses

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