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A new cell phone made by Lincolnshire-based Firefly Mobile is designed for kids 8 to 12 years old. But its features appeal to a different, less obvious group: their parents. Read more
Calling himself an electronic Robin Hood, Jeremy Hammond used his computer savvy to attack a conservative group's Web site. He called it an act of civil disobedience. The FBI called it theft. Read more
Many scientists cite world-impacting weather phenomena—melting glaciers, vanishing snowcaps—as proof of a warming planet. But what does that mean for Chicago? Read more
Coming soon to an airport (or kitchen) near you: One of Kelly Dempski’s big inventions. Read more