On Sundays, staff writer Paul Wood spotlights a high-tech difference-maker. This week, Julian Sanchez, 38, wants to make your lawn look good. He has a Ph.D. in human factors psychology from Georgia Tech with an engineering background.
Each week, Marcus Jackson gives us the best Twitter has to offer. Follow him at @MarcusJ_NG
This week's top tweets:
The black boxes on airplanes are made of Jameson Taillon
MAE ANDERSON, AP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's will become the first major corporation to collaborate of e makers with the wildly popular "Pokemon Go."
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois election officials say hackers attacked the state's voter registration system last week and it was shut off as a precaution.
Living in a high-tech hub such as Champaign-Urbana accrues many benefits. One of those is highly knowledgeable readers. We recently wrote about "just a few major companies" manufacturing the majority of lithium batteries. A reader, who makes his living involving batteries, responded:
Dick Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter recently reported that journalist Joe Bauman has posted photographs of men who fought in the Revolutionary War — a rare occurrence since "the dawn of practical photography" was not until the early 1840s.
What they tweeted after Robert Jones was named the next chancellor at the University of Illinois:
URBANA — Urbana officials are optimistic that a mutually beneficial agreement will be reached soon that will give the city enough information to allow it to waive its right to buy iTV-3 Inc. and let St. Louis-based CountryWide Broadband buy the stalled company instead and expand fiber-optic internet throughout the community.
JONESBORO, Ill. (AP) — Deputies with the Union County Sheriff's Office in southern Illinois have started wearing body cameras.
If Slip F-18 and the Busted Flush mean anything to you, there's a pleasant surprise in the digital offerings of the Champaign Public Library.
The TRAVIS McGEE series is available in the library's "My Media Mall" digital service.