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Ally Marotti

Ally Marotti is a business reporter at the Tribune, covering technology and the business of marijuana. She writes about how the tech industry influences the city's economy, how technology affects consumers, and the swiftly expanding cannabis industry. Ally was born and raised in Ohio, and graduated from Ohio State University.
Uber wants to hire 2,000 more employees in Chicago. Here’s what that means for the tech industry.

Uber Technologies plans to hire 2,000 new employees in Chicago, many of them tech workers focused on Uber Freight. Some say such an investment could help improve Chicago's status as a tech city.

Groupon could be looking to acquire Yelp amid shareholder discontent

Groupon, the well-known Chicago-based deals site, could strike a deal with online review site Yelp amid slumping share prices.