According to the National Cyber Security Alliance, approximately 52 percent of shoppers used their phones last year to make purchases. That’s why experts said shoppers should be careful of shopping over public Wi-Fi networks, and use multi-step verification to access bank and credit accounts.
Drones have become so popular in the skies above America, a Chicago transportation expert said the federal government needs to do more about the dangers of a possible mid-air accident.
The planetarium will track the Rosetta Space Probe’s progress as it makes its final approach to Comet 67P on Wednesday.
A game app for Android smart phones has been created by kids, for kids, to combat bullying. And it’s coming to a school near you.
It seems like every month we hear about a huge data breach, our credit card numbers and other important information in the hands of crooks. Now more companies are hiring hackers to help them protect their customers.
CBS announced the launch of CBS All Access, a new digital subscription video on demand live streaming service for the CBS Television Network.
Just because you can talk to your car doesn’t mean you should. Two new studies have found that voice-activated smartphones and dashboard infotainment systems may be making the distracted-driving problem worse instead of better.
A new mobile app should help more Lottery players claim their winnings when they win, if they forget to check their tickets.
It feels like déjà vu as word of another major retailer hacked, this time Jewel Osco. You might want to roll your eyes and throw your hands up in frustration, but CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker explains why that’s the last thing you should do.
Teachers always are looking for a new way to keep students engaged. At Noel LeVasseur Elementary School in Bourbonnais, all they have to do is look up.
When it comes to plugging in a USB cable, one has a 50-50 shot at getting it right.
It’s Comcast, AT&T and Verizon VS the likes of Netflix, Google and many individuals who really, really love the internet. Are you worried of the impending internet slowdown?
For the first time in four years, Apple has unveiled a new product: Apple Watch.
The new “wrist wearable electronic device” that Apple is planning to unveil to the world in less than two weeks, may not be available until next year, according to a published report.
It’s a safe place to charge your cellphone while you’re out. Dave Adams and a friend sketched out on a napkin an idea for what would become SafeCharge, essentially a locker for your phone, with battery chargers to accommodate any phone made in the last 16 years.
A 50-foot, 17-ton electromagnet settled into its new home at Fermilab on Thursday, where it will prepare to start searching for dark matter after a couple years of tweaking.
The county’s Board of Commissioners has approved an ordinance aimed at making public buildings more energy efficient — with the goal of sharply cutting greenhouse gases emitted by county-owned buildings.
Microsoft Corp. says it has agreed to buy electricity from a new wind farm in Illinois for the next 20 years in an effort to reduce its carbon footprint.
Some residents of a small community in McHenry County have begun gearing up to stop plans for a natural gas power plant in their village.
Kaeden Witt and Kylie Wicker were born missing parts of the fingers on one hand. Design engineering students at a Rockford school came to the rescue. CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports.
Tony Coiro sits atop a solar powered motorcycle he constructed. Coiro converted a 1978 Suzuki GS 550 into a solar-powered bike.
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Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Sony — the list goes on and on when it comes to the number of companies cranking out digital readers.
Dubai is home to the world’s tallest skyscraper. Here’s a look at the Burj Khalifa tower.
In 2010, Japanese robotics makers are creating some of the most life-like robots ever — so life-like they can even be used for medical training. It seems the future is indeed now.