URBANA – Moving 30,000 undergraduates to a new e-mail system has gone smoothly at the Urbana campus.
CHAMPAIGN – Some subscribers to Comcast's "standard" cable service lost access to several channels Tuesday as a result of not having digital set-top boxes and digital adapters.
SPRINGFIELD — Plans for a $3.5 billion clean coal gasification plant in Taylorville stalled Tuesday when supporters came up two votes short of passage in the Illinois House.
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CHAMPAIGN – Another Fortune 500 company has come to the University of Illinois Research Park, this time by way of an acquisition.
Raytheon Corp. has acquired Trusted Computer Solutions, a Virginia-based company with an office at 2021 S. First St., C, in the research park.
URBANA – Urbana art gallery owner Jan Chandler was smarting at having her business life rearranged for the next couple of days.
So was Baku Patel, an attorney with two offices affected by the lack of phone and Internet service caused by a break in an AT&T line on the University of Illinois campus Thursday morning.
The University of Illinois is poised to hire an architect-engineer for the Big Broadband network, a project to bring high-speed Internet services to underserved parts of the community.
RANTOUL – Kim Laboratories was one of nearly 60 Illinois companies that recently qualified for federal grants or tax credits for biomedical research.
The Rantoul-based company received $170,817 for 2009 and $73,661 for 2010 under the Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Project. Both awards were for developing a disinfectant and diagnostic tests for norovirus.
CHAMPAIGN – The University of Illinois will negotiate with local firm Fox/Atkins to develop the next phase of the UI Research Park in Champaign.