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Sprint, T-Mobile agree to combine in $26.5 billion deal

NEW YORK (AP) — T-Mobile and Sprint reached a $26.5 billion merger agreement Sunday that would reduce the U.S. wireless industry to three major players — that is, if the Trump administration’s antitrust regulators let the deal go through. The nation’s third- and fourth-largest wireless companies have been considering a combination for years, More...

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By Danielle L. On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

New Report Shows Concerning Increase of Cyber Attacks in Healthcare

A report was recently released showing the growth and trends of malware, ransomware, and other cybersecurity threats from the past year. Overall, the use of cyber attacks increased from previous years. One industry More...

By Guest Poster On Monday, April 16th, 2018

GUEST COLUMN: Some modes of travel are cheaper than others

There are many decisions that you can expect to make in your travel plans. Sometimes that preparation is part of the fun of the trip. This article has many helpful hints and pointers on making traveling arrangements More...

By Jake Leonard On Friday, April 13th, 2018

Rauner signs SB1451, paving the way for 5G wireless technology, jobs and economic growth

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — Governor Bruce Rauner signed Senate Bill 1451 Thursday to standardize and streamline regulation of small wireless cell facilities, paving the way for 5G wireless and other technology More...

By Associated Press On Friday, March 16th, 2018

Toys R Us is planning to liquidate its US operations

NEW YORK (AP) — Toys R Us is headed toward shuttering its U.S. operations, jeopardizing the jobs of some 30,000 employees while spelling the end for a chain known to generations of children and parents for its More...

By Associated Press On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Family report: physicist Stephen Hawking dead at age 76

Britain’s Professor Stephen Hawking receives the Honorary Freedom of the City of London during a ceremony at the Guildhall in the City of London on March 6, 2017. (Matt Dunham/AP) LONDON (AP) — A family More...

By Jake Leonard On Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

Coinbase hit with two class-action lawsuits, one claiming insider trading

SAN FRANCISCO (Heartland Newsfeed) — The popular cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase will be facing two new class-action lawsuits in Federal court, one of which accuses the exchange of insider trading. The first More...

By United Press International On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

AT&T to test 5G mobile network in Atlanta, Dallas, Waco

DALLAS (UPI) — Two Texas cities — Dallas and Waco — and Atlanta have been selected as the first places in the United States to see AT&T’s mobile 5G network, considered the next generation More...

By Jake Leonard On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

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 More...

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...