With all the talk of spying by the National Security Agency, it's easy to forget the government engages in off-line surveillance, too. In the last few years, the feds have expanded efforts to collect tips about people's behavior in the real world; they're called suspicious activity reports.
Jury selection questionnaires are getting a face-lift in Champaign County.
Illinois State Police patrol officers will soon be carrying tasers with a video camera attached.
If this is a trick, it's a spectacular one.
The beauty of the Internet — and the reason for its ubiquitous place in our lives — is that just about anyone can use it to offer services, products or information. But the link between what's out there on the Internet, how fast it gets to us and how much data can get to us is dependent on Internet service providers and the rules that govern them. That's where things get thorny for the principle of net neutrality.
Travelling through Amish country, you're likely to see a horse-drawn carriage or two. One Sullivan entrepreneur has transformed the traditional buggy by giving it a touch of solar power.
The University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign has launched its new online application early.
The National Security Agency has the keys to most Internet encryption methods and it has gotten them by using supercomputers to break them and by enlisting the help of private IT companies, The New York Times and The Guardian are reporting.
University of Illinois researchers will have a role in what’s being called the largest survey of galaxies ever attempted.
Many outsiders assume the Amish reject all new technology. But that's not true.