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In the fourth quarter of 2015, Illinois companies had posted 34,906 job openings for technology workers.  In the first quarter of that same year, the number was 54,000.  The dip in numbers does not mean much; what matters is the extremely large number of workers needed in the technology sector, including those who can [...]

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In mid-February, Airbnb will begin to collect hotel taxes in four more cities: Washington, D.C., Chicago, San Jose, and Amsterdam. The short-term home rental service has been collecting taxes in Portland, Oregon and San Francisco for about a year now.

The company allows users to list their home for rent for any amount of [...]

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The Entertainment Software Association (ESA), an association of computer and video game publishers, won an injunction against the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. The ESA sued the CTA in July 2009, challenging the CTA’s recently enacted Ordinance 008-147. The ordinance prohibited [...]

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