Each week, Paul Wood chats with a high-tech difference-maker. This week, meet THOMAS SATROM, founder and CEO of Satrom Music. Satrom, 28, of Champaign, is earning a master's degree in energy systems. His company builds musical equipment for the traveling musician. Products are designed to be lightweight while not sacrificing tone.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts prepped the International Space Station on Friday for a new parking spot reserved for commercial crew capsules.
CHAMPAIGN — Scientists locally and across the country say they've had enough of the Trump Administration not supporting science in the way they feel it should be.
So on April 22 — in Champaign, Chicago, Washington, D.C. and elsewhere — they're planning "March for Science" events to raise awareness to some of the crippling cuts that have been proposed in areas of science.
BERLIN (AP) — Scientists in Germany flipped the switch Thursday on what's being described as "the world's largest artificial sun," a device they hope will help shed light on new ways of making climate-friendly fuels.
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has unveiled a broad-based cybersecurity plan.
The Republican announced the framework Tuesday. He says cybersecurity is one of the most pressing issues facing the nation and Illinois.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google Maps users will soon be able to broadcast their movements to friends and family via the app — the latest test of how much privacy people are willing to sacrifice in an era of rampant sharing.
The most recent issue of Irish Lives Remembered Genealogy Magazine (Issue 36, Spring 2017) "is devoted to diversity and the hidden histories and prejudices of the past." Genealogists who discover persons in the family tree who do not "fit in" because of their relationships with others or with the laws at the time will probably find this issue especially meaningful.
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple is cutting prices on two iPad models and introducing red iPhones, but the company held back on updating its higher-end iPad Pro tablets.
NEW YORK (AP) — An organization affiliated with Google is offering tools that news organizations and election-related sites can use to protect themselves from hacking.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google wants to make it easier for you to find answers and recommendations on smartphones without having to think about what to ask its search engine.