The main library at the University of Illinois' Urbana campus has been putting old newspapers on the web since 2005. But thanks to a recent grant, the newest version includes coverage in areas outside Illinois, and new topics, extending back to the mid-1800's.
Ancient peoples sent their dead to the grave with their prized possessions — precious stones, gilded weapons and terracotta armies. But unlike these treasures, our digital property won't get buried with us. Our archived Facebook messages, old email chains and even Tinder exchanges will hover untouched in the online cloud when we die.
The U.S. State Department's global database for processing visas and passports is experiencing problems that could cause delays for millions of people around the world who are awaiting travel documents.
It has been just over half a year since Illinois made it illegal to talk on your phone while driving without the use of a hands-free device. The law also makes an exemption for law enforcement. A recent YouTube sensation that raises the question: should police get special treatment?
A single pixel in satellite imagery will allow farmers to see exactly how their crops are performing down to a single acre with highly detailed maps.
Amazon launched a new subscription service for e-books and audiobooks on Friday called Kindle Unlimited.
A flood of comments about net neutrality crashed the Federal Communications Commission's commenting site on Tuesday, the original deadline for public comments on the controversial Internet proposal. But the tech problems are buying those who want to weigh in some extra time — the deadline for public commenting is now Friday at midnight.
Rather than a field of dreams, it looks like the future of farms is a field of drones. Experts predict that the agriculture industry may soon account for roughly half of all drone flights in the United States.
The University of Illinois is warning of a phishing attack targeting employees on the Urbana campus.
Lauren Kay has never met her therapist in person. The 24-year-old entrepreneur found it difficult to take time off work for appointments.