The pilot program, which will last two to three weeks, is being conducted in an area bounded by Madison to Monroe and Halsted to Racine.
There’s a new app on the market today and it’s designed to help your dog or cat in emergencies.
Experts say most people have no idea what they are getting themselves into when it comes to keeping their information private. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.
A suburban police chief said Tuesday that smart phone apps allowing parents to track their kids as they go trick-or-treating is all well and good, but the best way to keep kids safe is a lot simpler: go with them.
A local tech start-up and a disabled advocacy group will make getting a wheelchair-accessible taxi in Chicago a lot easier starting in August.
A 25-year-old Mount Prospect native is one of Chicago’s newest entrepreneurs.
A panel of eight judges presided over the financial future of nine teams in the citywide business plan competition –where teenage entrepreneurs explain why they should win the attention and cash of venture capitalists, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
CBS 2’s Ed Curran has a warning from parents and experts who fear these new apps could encourage kids to start smoking the real thing.
A new crime-fighting tool in Cook County might soon be in the palm of your hand.
If you’re a Chicago resident, you can track your city service requests by a simple click of your smartphone touch screen.
If you’re looking for something to do or somewhere special to stay in our fair city, it just so happens that there’s an app for that.
Chicago Police charged two men with a pair of robberies that happened within minutes of each other early Thursday morning in Ukrainian Village by using a popular application to track a stolen iPhone.
It’s rare parents go anywhere without their smart phones anymore; these hand-held mini computers are used for so much more than just making phone calls and receiving texts, so it’s no wonder that so many applications have been developed specifically for families and little ones. Here’s a list of some wonderful apps for families.
If you’re planning to fly out of O’Hare International Airport soon, and you have an iPhone, there’s a new app available to help you get around the airport.
Some cabbies aren’t thrilled with the program, thinking they’ll actually lose money as passengers double-up. CBS 2′s Vince Gerasole reports.
A new iPhone app may save your life someday. CBS2’s Mike Parker reports how the new technology, which is already working in California, may be headed for Chicago.
On the surface, SilvrSpoon looks like a combination of OpenTable, GrubHub and Yelp. But in reality, says SilvrSpoon’s Nick Terkay, “It’s a whole platform engaging customers and restaurants to interact in the dining environment like never before.”
Anxious about your brackets? Watching every game? Check into games, score points, root for your team and talk smack to your buddies with CBS Chicago’s latest mobile application: Shout Sports!
Whether you use an iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, Android, Palm, or other mobile device, getting around Chicago has never been easier. Get what you need, when you need it. Find information on local attractions, transit, deals, shopping, and more.
First it was cash, then plastic. Now your cell phone is the new way to pay for your everyday purchases. But as CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports, our latest mobile wallet has its rewards and risks.