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On the Calendar:  Monday, 10/20/2014
BOOKMOBILE OUTREACH: Union Christian Academy 8:30-10:00 Downsville Charter School 10:30-3:00 Calendar

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Chicago's Cell Networks Best in Country, Tests Show

Chicagoans have one more reason to be proud of their home: the Windy City's cellular networks were found to be the best in the country.






Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:13:28 GMT
Microsoft Offers Cloud Tools in Fight Against Ebola

Microsoft will provide free cloud-computing and research applications to medical researchers working on the Ebola virus.






Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:19:31 GMT
Facebook Sues Lawyers Over Ownership Lawsuit

Facebook and CEO Mark Zuckerberg have sued several lawyers who helped Paul Ceglia pursue a lawsuit claiming he owned 50 percent of the company.






Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:30:41 GMT
Pay Date: Tinder Plans 'Premium' Service

The co-creator of popular dating app Tinder announced on Monday that his company plans to debut a "premium" version of the service in November.






Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:13:04 GMT
Apple Rings Up Strong iPhone 6 Sales

Sales of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus began in September, helping Apple chalk up a 12.2 percent jump in revenue last quarter.






Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:43:17 GMT
Apple Pay 'Cements the Future' of Mobile Payments

"For years, so many of us knew mobile payments would be the future -- but we werent sure what exactly that would look like."






Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:24:32 GMT
Apple's iOS 8.1 Is Out Now: Here's What's New

Apple launched iOS 8 with some major features absent. Now, with the official release of iOS 8.1, Apple is finally bringing these holdouts to mobile.






Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:01:15 GMT
Flashback: Man Versus IBM Supercomputer

World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov takes on IBM supercomputer Deep Blue.






Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:39:49 GMT
Apps Could Screen for Glaucoma When Doctors Can't

Areas where eye doctors are few and far between may have a new tool to screen for glaucoma, the world's leading cause of blindness: an iPad app.






Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:20:31 GMT
Digital Medicine? High-Tech Health Care On the Way

From month-long wait times to preventable diseases; from inefficient IT systems to complicated medicines, the sector is now innovating, fast.






Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:58:32 GMT
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