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Microsoft Tech Conference to Come to Chicago

Microsoft Tech Conference to Come to Chicago

A mega-tech conference is coming to Chicago this spring, officials announced Thursday. Watch »

Oct 16, 2014
Emanuel Brings Microsoft Ignite Conference to Chicago

Emanuel Brings Microsoft Ignite Conference to Chicago

Ignite plays as something of a meta conference for Microsoft, who will combine a series of smaller conferences... Watch »

Oct 16, 2014
Chrysler Recalls More Than 900K Vehicles

Chrysler Recalls More Than 900K Vehicles

Chrysler is recalling nearly 907,000 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep SUVs and cars for failing alternators and heated power... Read »

Oct 16, 2014
McDonald's Invites Icky Questions About Its Food

McDonald's Invites Icky Questions About Its Food

McDonald's wants to explain why its burgers may not rot and that there are no worms in its beef. Read »

Oct 13, 2014
Amazon to Open First Retail Store

Amazon to Open First Retail Store

The online retail giant Amazon will be opening its first-ever physical store in the heart of New York City, the Wall... Read »

Oct 10, 2014
Teens Develop Brain-Teaser App, Garner Worldwide Attention

Teens Develop Brain-Teaser App, Garner Worldwide Attention

Fifteen-year-old Austin Valleskey doesn't have his drivers license yet...but he already has a worldwide... Watch »

Oct 10, 2014
Allstate Raising Rates in Illinois

Allstate Raising Rates in Illinois

Allstate is upping its rates for customers in Illinois. Read »

Oct 8, 2014
Determining the Best Lease for Your Business

Determining the Best Lease for Your Business

As the No. 2 city in the country for fast-growing small businesses, Chicago has become the go-to place... Read »

Oct 7, 2014
Target 5:  Investigating the Issues That Affect You Most

Target 5: Investigating the Issues That Affect You Most

Investigating the Issues That Affect You Most Read »

May 8, 2012
$martMoney

$martMoney

NBC Chicago's series at helping you better manage your money and keep more of it in your pocket. Read »

May 8, 2012
Employee vs. Independent Contractor: Avoid Misclassification

Employee vs. Independent Contractor: Avoid Misclassification

How do you know if you’re misclassifying your employees? Read »

Oct 7, 2014
Fans Line Up for Final Hot Doug's Taste

Fans Line Up for Final Hot Doug's Taste

10/03/14: NBC Chicago's Regina Waldroup was outside Hot Doug's Friday morning talking to hot dog and sausage lovers... Watch »

Oct 3, 2014
McDonald's Launches Squid Ink Burger

McDonald's Launches Squid Ink Burger

McDonald’s isn’t letting Burger King have the only spooky burger. Read »

Oct 2, 2014
Ebola Vaccine Makers' Shares Rise After 1st U.S. Case

Ebola Vaccine Makers' Shares Rise After 1st U.S. Case

Shares of some companies that are studying potential vaccines for Ebola climbed after federal officials... Read »

Oct 1, 2014
Hot Doug's Owner Doug Sohn Reveals Plans for Auction

Hot Doug's Owner Doug Sohn Reveals Plans for Auction

Fans sporting a Hot Doug’s tattoo may already have a piece of the famous encased meat eatery with them forever, but... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
5 Ways to Protect Yourself From Data Breaches

5 Ways to Protect Yourself From Data Breaches

Data breaches at retailers aren't going away but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists... Watch »

Sep 30, 2014
Madigan Opens Investigation Into Jimmy John's Breach

Madigan Opens Investigation Into Jimmy John's Breach

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Thursday warned residents who made purchases at Jimmy John's with... Read »

Sep 25, 2014
Twitter Analysis Ranks Best and Worst Airlines

Twitter Analysis Ranks Best and Worst Airlines

Apparently, United Airlines travelers are uniting over their disappointment with the airline via Twitter. Read »

Sep 22, 2014
Aurora Firm in China Meat Scandal Lays Off 340 Staff

Aurora Firm in China Meat Scandal Lays Off 340 Staff

A U.S. meat supplier said Monday it is laying off most of the workforce of a Chinese subsidiary accused of... Read »

Sep 22, 2014
World's Biggest-Ever IPO: Alibaba Priced at $68 a Share

World's Biggest-Ever IPO: Alibaba Priced at $68 a Share

Alibaba has priced its initial public offering at $68 per share, near the upper end of its expected range, ahead of... Read »

Sep 18, 2014

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