Rockstar Games delays ‘Red Dead Redemption’ prequel launch

NEW YORK (Heartland Newsfeed) — You may have to wait a little bit longer for the prequel of Rockstar Games’ Red Dead Redemption, which was released in May 2010. The prequel, Red Dead Redemption 2, following the same open-world western theme as its predecessor, was originally set for release for the Playstation 4 and Xbox One gaming platforms More...

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By Jake Leonard On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

Lincoln Land Community College hosting cybersecurity workshops

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — This spring, Lincoln Land Community College’s computer networking faculty will be hosting two workshops on cybersecurity. These events will take place on the LLCC Springfield More...

By Reuters On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

Meg Whitman tapped to lead mobile media startup NewTV

NEWTON HIGHLANDS, Mass. (Reuters) — Departing Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co CEO Meg Whitman will become chief executive of DreamWorks co-founder Jeffrey Katzenberg’s mobile media firm NewTV, a move that More...

By Reuters On Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Murdoch: Facebook should pay ‘trusted’ news publishers carriage fee

NEW YORK/MENLO PARK, Calif. (Reuters) — Media mogul Rupert Murdoch on Monday called on Facebook to pay “trusted” news publishers a carriage fee, similar to the model used by cable companies, amid efforts More...

By Reuters On Friday, January 19th, 2018

Facebook to prioritize ‘trustworthy’ news based on surveys

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc will prioritize “trustworthy” news in its feed of social media posts, using member surveys to identify high-quality outlets and fight sensationalism and misinformation, More...

By Jake Leonard On Friday, January 19th, 2018

Illinois senators announce plan to connect rural schools to high-speed internet

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — Illinois school districts that have not yet been able to afford the cost of installing reliable high-speed internet soon will be able to do so under a plan being advanced More...

By United Press International On Friday, January 19th, 2018

Chinese automaker plans to enter U.S. market in 2019

DETROIT (UPI) — Chinese automaker Guangzhou Automobile Group plans to enter the U.S. market in 2019, the company said at the Detroit Auto Show Monday. “We intend to gain a foothold in the U.S.,” More...

By United Press International On Saturday, January 13th, 2018

Trading oil no longer intrigues T. Boone Pickens

DALLAS (UPI) — After a “roller coaster ride” that saw $100-per-barrel swings in crude oil prices, tycoon and former oil man T. Boone Pickens said he’s bored with trading oil. The 89-year-old More...

By Reuters On Saturday, January 13th, 2018

South Korea faces uproar over crackdown of cryptocurrencies

SEOUL (Reuters) – With a tech-savvy population quick to adopt the latest gadgets and a young generation facing dim prospects in the conventional workplace, South Korea has been a fertile ground for virtual More...

By United Press International On Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Circuit City to relaunch as online store in February

LAS VEGAS/NEW YORK (UPI) — Electronics retailer Circuit City announced it plans to relaunch its brand after going out of business. Circuit City CEO Ronny Shmoel announced the brand relaunch at the Consumer More...