Last month, Google Maps Street View cars could be seen going street-by-street in an effort to update the old maps taken back in 2007. Did you know Naperville was one of the first communities to have Google Maps? Continue reading here.
Earlier in November, individuals from around the suburbs and city attended a unique, out-of-the-box technology event based on sharing world-changing ideas and opening minds. SiliconPrairieSocial was able to be a partner of this incredible event. Continue reading here.
Original Post (10/12/12): Last week one of the 500 or so million daily attempts to hack the City of Naperville’s website succeeded, bringing down the website and email systems. The city is working to remedy the situation and believes it to be the work of a skilled hacker, not a virus. Continue reading here.
Update (10/15/12): Naperville web systems will be down another week as website vulnerabilities are being addressed and new security software implemented. Continue reading here.
Update (10/18/12): Naperville has authorized nearly $700,000 to discover how their website and email system was infiltrated and to find the best way to stop it from happening again. Continue reading here.
Update (10/22/12): Naperville’s web and email services are still down and being worked on by officials. In the mean time, the city has created a new email address so it can be contacted via email while the system is still out. Continue reading here.
Update (10/25/12): Naperville’s city manager states that the website should be almost 100% functional by this Friday but that the email systems will still be down. Continue reading here.
Update 11/26/12): When the city’s network was shut down in early October, city staff had to find a way to adapt and operate, even though they could no longer use the tools needed to conduct business-as-usual. Continue reading here.
Z-Tech of Naperville is the only precision window tenting company in the western suburbs that has the computer-aided tools necessary to create perfect window tents. The company utilizes an advanced plotter and computer to custom create tints for any vehicle. Continue reading here.
Many schools have policies against cell phone use in school, let alone tablets and computers. Indian Prairie School district 204 hosts “Bring Your Own Technology” days that allow students to utilize their own technology to enhance school lessons. Continue reading here.