The state program provides child care assistance to Lake County families;  “We want them to do well in school”

The state program provides child care assistance to Lake County families; “We want them to do well in school”

Preparing young people for kindergarten from an early age is part of the mission of Maggie’s Place Childcare & Learning Center in Waukegan. To educate many of them, the school receives a boost from the Illinois Child Care Assistance Program. “It helps working parents who wouldn’t be able to put their kids in daycare without …

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Wall Street ends mixed after strong payroll and employment data

Wall Street ends mixed after strong payroll and employment data

Inflation concerns weighed on Wall Street, leaving major indexes mixed after another bumpy day of trading. The S&P 500 ended down 0.1% and the Nasdaq lost 0.2% after falling even earlier in the day. The Dow ended slightly higher. A government report showing wages rose last month spooked investors as it could mean the Federal …

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AWS re:Invent 2022 Recap: Data Management, AI, and Compute Take Center Stage

As businesses grapple with growing volumes of data collected and generated by a myriad of cloud-based applications, Amazon Web Services (AWS) this week unveiled a wide range of new applications and product enhancements during of its annual re:Invent conference that aim to optimize data analysis and governance, and strengthen the IT infrastructure to do so. …

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Android phone makers' encryption keys stolen and used in malware

Android phone makers’ encryption keys stolen and used in malware

As Google develops its open source Android mobile operating system, the “original equipment manufacturers” who make Android smartphones, such as Samsung, play an important role in adapting and securing the operating system for their devices. But a new discovery that Google made public on Thursday reveals that a number of digital certificates used by vendors …

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Researchers tout AI-based method for predicting diabetes onset

Researchers tout AI-based method for predicting diabetes onset

The neuroscience of gaming: what medical device companies can learn from video games Device makers can accelerate the development of new skills and treatments for doctors by harnessing the power of video games. Sam Glassenberg, Level Ex Over the past three decades, a growing cohort of economists, psychologists, and designers have successfully distilled the optimal …

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'No sacred cows' as pipeline company TC Energy prepares for C$5 billion asset sale

‘No sacred cows’ as pipeline company TC Energy prepares for C$5 billion asset sale

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Dec 2 (Reuters) – As TC Energy Corp (TRP.TO) prepares to offload C$5 billion ($3.7 billion) in assets next year, investors and analysts say the North American pipeline operator has many options without touching its core gas business. Chief executive Francois Poirier cleared up any ambiguity this week when asked how much of …

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