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Andrea Hanis
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Google's influential search engine has hit a tipping point in technology's shift to smartphones. More search requests are now being made on mobile devices than on personal computers in the U.S. and many other parts of the world.
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As beauty-product sales increasingly move online, Ulta Beauty has launched a slew of technologies to improve its service and boost sales. It’s part of an ongoing makeover that the Bolingbrook-based retailer launched in 2013. Dave Kimbell, the company’s chief merchandising and marketing officer, explains how Ulta is using apps, data, YouTube, Google and a digital dossier to make shopping more immediate, personal and fun and customers more loyal.
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David Goldberg, the SurveyMonkey CEO who also was Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg's husband, was exercising at a gym in a Mexican resort when he collapsed before he died Friday, a person close to the family says.
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Today, everyone has an idea. And everyone wants to bring that idea to the rest of the world. That appetite is driving new groups — like artists — to see the world through an entrepreneur’s eyes.
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A Chicago startup is bringing technology to pet insurance.
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Freshii, a Toronto-based fast-casual restaurant chain that boasts a focus on healthy food, is jumping into Chicago’s tech scene — planning a restaurant at tech hub 1871 and watching for companies to support its own development initiatives, the companies announced Wednesday.
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Chicago-based Impact Engine on Tuesday announced a new angel network as a way to tap into a growing interest in social impact companies among local investors.
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Each time 81-year-old Bill Dworsky or his 80-year-old wife Dorothy opens the refrigerator, closes the bathroom door or lifts the lid on a pill container, tiny sensors in their San Francisco home make notes on a digital logbook.
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While many of us tap out these symbols to our family and friends, there are no universal usage rules for emoji: no grammar, no meanings. No syntax.
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Just before its $45 billion deal with Time Warner Cable collapsed over regulators' fears about a giant cable company's control over the Web, Comcast was racking up more Internet customers.
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Entrepreneur Jeremy Smith says the meter has expired on his time with on-demand parking app company SpotHero.
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After selling my startup, the first big “purchase” I made was an investment in another startup.
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Editor, Blue Sky Innovation, Chicago Tribune
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  • Chicago Tribune
    Editor, Blue Sky Innovation, 2013 - present
    Editor of Blue Sky Innovation, the Chicago Tribune's premium digital vertical on innovation, entrepreneurship, technology and big ideas. Lead community engagement classes on How the Newsroom Works.
  • Chicago Tribune
    Planning Editor, Business
    Edited Executive Profile series, Top Workplaces and in-depth pages on national and international business.
  • Crain's Chicago Business
    Assistant Managing Editor
    Edited Business of Life coverage on workplace and consumer trends, executive lifestyles, Chicago VIPs, careers, nonprofits and residential real estate.
  • Chicago Sun Times
    Travel Editor
    Travel editor and writer; editor in various roles on lifestyles, features and entertainment.
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Blue Sky Innovation, Editor, Chicago Tribune
Introduction
Andrea Hanis edits Blue Sky Innovation at the Chicago Tribune. She was previously the planning editor for the Tribune Business section, an assistant managing editor at Crain's Chicago Business and a travel and features editor at the Chicago Sun-Times. She's a member of the alumni board of the Indiana University School of Journalism. On Twitter @AndreaHanis.
Bragging rights
Rush Limbaugh called me out on his show once.
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Chicago
Previously
Bloomington, Ind. - Louisville, Ky.