The FBI has issued warning about a growing type of malicious Internet software that could take your computer hostage, along with all the data stored on it.
A couple hundred thousand people applied for the Netherlands-based Mars One project, and now there are only about 660. By Monday, there will only be about 200 still in the running for the plan to establish a permanent human colony on Mars by 2025.
A group of kids from Oak Lawn had hoped to learn it would be named one of the winners in Verizon’s Innovative App Challenge. A school from Kentucky beat out the kids from St. Catherine of Alexandria School, who designed the Remember Me app, to help those with Alzheimer’s Disease.
Congressman Bill Foster will host a teacher as his special guest Tuesday night for President Barack Obama’s sixth State of the Union address.
If you’ve ever been confused by Chicago’s residential parking system, or gotten a ticket when you parked on a zoned street, City Clerk Susana Mendoza hopes you’ll appreciate a new addition to her website.
Lake County Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor said it’s vital for the county to find a way to restore funding for the Solid Waste Agency of Lake County, lest unused electronics hasten the end of two already overburdened landfills.
The seven largest school districts in the U.S. are joining more than 50 others to start offering introductory computer science to all their students, the White House said Monday.
Wind and technical problems held up the first attempt to launch NASA’s first deep space exploration vehicle on Thursday, but not Friday morning, as the unmanned Orion spacecraft rocketed into orbit 3,600 miles above the Earth.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been searching for a magic bullet to keep potentially harmful aquatic fish, plants, and other species from advancing into the Great Lakes.
The project will allow drivers of electric cars to zoom along the 300-mile stretch from Lake Michigan to the Mississippi River near St. Louis.
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.
Tony Coiro sits atop a solar powered motorcycle he constructed. Coiro converted a 1978 Suzuki GS 550 into a solar-powered bike.
Meet The New iPhone 4
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.