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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...

VOA: Twitter Asks Users to Weigh in on Rules for World Leaders

Twitter on Friday began a survey of global users about platform rules for world leaders while consulting human rights and academic specialists...

AP: Facebook working on Instagram for kids under 13

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook says it is working on a version of its Instagram app for kids under 13, who...

CNN: BMW unveils a new electric car, but says it isn’t counting out gas engines just yet

On Wednesday, BMW unveiled the i4, the latest addition to its line of electric cars. And while the luxury automaker plans to...

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[Champaign] 13 Thursdays in Campustown

13THURSDAYS presented by JSM Living continues in campustown this summer now through August 12. Explore campustown by taking advantage of deals and sales at 21 participating businesses every...

[Illinois] Passes for 22nd annual ‘Ebertfest’ on sale June 7

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Passes for the 22nd annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, or “Ebertfest,” will go on sale June 7.

Media advisory: Illinois undergraduates featured in television series ‘The College Tour’

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Eleven students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be featured in an edition of “The College Tour,”...

[Champaign] EXPLORE CAMPUSTOWN BUSINESSES ALL SUMMER WITH THE RETURN OF 13 THURSDAYS

CHAMPAIGN -- The Champaign Center Partnership invites the public to explore Campustown this summer during the return of 13 Thursdays, the annual 13-week promotion...