Friday, November 16, 2018
durbin

Senator Durbin: Illinois Higher Ed at “Breaking Point”

Durbin Warns Illinois Higher Education Has Reached 'Breaking Point' Amid Budget Impasse Source - NBC Chicago U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin joined a group of advocates for higher education at the University of Illinois Springfield to address the effects of Illinois’ financial...
floating solar panels

Floating solar farms power up outside London

On a vast man-made lake on the outskirts of London, work is nearing completion on what will soon be Europe’s largest floating solar power farm – and will briefly be the world’s biggest. Source - The Guardian “This will be the...
yuan

China fixes yuan at four-week low despite pledge

China's central bank on Monday fixed its rate for the yuan currency at a four-week low, data showed, despite comments by chief Zhou Xiaochuan that there was no basis for further depreciation. Source - Yahoo Finance The People's Bank of China...
self driving car

Google’s Autonomous Car Caused It’s First Crash

Google's Autonomous car caused its first crash on February 14, when it changed lanes and put itself in the path of an oncoming bus. Source - Wired In an accident report filed with the California DMV on February 23 (and made public today),...
chicago state

Chicago State Will End School Year Early To Save Money

Chicago State Will End School Year Early To Save Money Source - Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago State University has told students and faculty that it was eliminating spring break and shortening the semester because it may have to close...
reminders

IDOT collects $2M in fines since ending reminders

Illinois collects $2.7 million in fines since ending vehicle registration reminders Source - Associated Press In the latest twist in Illinois' financial crisis, the state is getting a windfall of $1.2 million — and growing — thanks to its decision to...

BREAKING NEWS

Sarahah Quietly Uploads Your Entire Address Book

Source: The Intercept Hit App Sarahah Quietly Uploads Your Entire Address Book Sarahah, an app that lets people sign up to receive anonymized, candid messages, has...