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Andrea Hanis
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Like just about any other iPhone user, I have an apps folder titled "Navigation" on my homescreen. But when I open it, I can't find what I'm searching for. I know it's there; I'm looking right at it. The Uber app is staring right back at me, but I still don't see it.
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Comcast will offer 1-gigabit-per-second Internet service to residential and business customers in Chicago using existing lines and new modems, the company said Tuesday.
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To be a Chicagoan in 2016 is to live in a world where it’s possible to never set foot inside a restaurant, a cobbler or a grocery store.
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ComEd is building a microgrid in Bronzeville and just received federal funding for its next step: solar power and battery storage that could eventually keep the Chicago Police Department headquarters and other key buildings running during a mass power outage.
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San Francisco-based Yelp moved its Chicago office and 50 employees into a new space at the Merchandise Mart last January. A year later, the company has a much bigger footprint and 10 times the staff, mostly in advertising sales. Facilities manager Brett Fay took Blue Sky for a tour.
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While many entrepreneurs dream of having unlimited finances to build their empire, easy access to cash can lead them to make more blunders, while having little to nothing can inspire creativity.
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Northbrook -based Underwriters Laboratories has stepped into the hoverboard fray, trying to bring some order to the chaos around the infamously fire-prone gadgets.
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Four Chicago movie theaters will participate in the live broadcast of the opening night of the TED2016: Dream Conference in Vancouver on Feb. 15.
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In the next few weeks, you’ll be able to respond to Donald Trump supporters or lost kitten posts on your Facebook News Feed with something other than a Like or a Block.
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Americans eat millions of foil-wrapped Laughing Cow wedges and red-rind Mini Babybels from the Bel Group each day. And now Bel is working on what you'll be eating in 2020.
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The Illinois Institute of Technology has all but dropped the name IIT in favor of Illinois Tech, staking a claim to the hearts, minds and SEO of a technology-driven world.
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Entrepreneurs and leaders in financial technology want to knock down walls in 2016.
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Bruce Dold's profile photo
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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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Female
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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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Currently
Chicago
Previously
Bloomington, Ind. - Louisville, Ky.