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Chi Hack Night co-founder Derek Eder

A weekly tech event at the Merchandise Mart celebrated a milestone last week. We take a look at the standout projects and people from its six-year history.

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Government officials from the U.S. and the United Kingdom warn that Russian hackers are targeting consumer and business routers. How to protect your devices.

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(Christoph Scholz / Flickr)

Atlanta is still in the throes of a major cyberattack. How vulnerable are cities like Chicago to hackers using ransomware?

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The Chicago Sun-Times suspends Richard Roeper for allegedly buying social media followers. What exactly is a Twitter bot?

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The man behind a weekly gathering of Chicago web developers tells us how they use their tech skills for good.

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City finance wonks, and anyone else interested in Tax Increment Financing (TIFs), have a new site to search for projects across Chicago. Read an article.

Group Offers Cash for App Testing

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The Smart Chicago Collaborative wants Chicagoans across the city to test the latest civic app and websites. 

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Two innovative web developers and Chicago's Chief Technology Officer talk about new apps for Chicagoans with data from the city.

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