A mobile learning lab will bring computers to kids across Chicago over the summer, as part of the Chicago City of Learning program. (Credit: Chicago City of Learning)

City Unveils Mobile Computer Lab To Help Keep Kids Learning In Summer

Chicago Park District Supt. Michael Kelly said the mobile classroom, unveiled as part of the Chicago City of Learning program, will allow kids to learn about things like computer coding, fashion design, and video production.


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United, NYSE Outages Stoke Fears About Vulnerability Of Computer Systems

CBS 2’s Mike Parker in every one of these breakdowns, it was computer technology, not a hostile set of attacks. But one local expert says more of those are sure to come and we should be ready.


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Riverside School District Employee Charged With Stealing iPads, Computers

Lamawr Palmer, 31, was charged with one felony count of theft of school property, according to a statement from Riverside police.


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In Illinois, About 7.3 Percent Of Computers Run Windows XP, Potential Hacker Targets

Just how many computers are still running Windows XP?


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Should You E-File Or See A Tax Specialist For Your Returns?

When it comes to figuring your taxes, should you rely on software or turn to a pro?


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Teachers Union Delivers Lumps Of Coal As Mayor Touts Computer Curriculum

CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports on the continuing battle for the hearts and minds of parents.


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Pair Protests Orland Park Library Computer Policy Allowing Patrons To View Porn

In a testy exchange with a library board attorney, Megan Fox and Kevin DuJan complained about a policy allowing patrons to visit any website – including pornography – on adult-only computers, so long as the content isn’t illegal.


Jack O'Donnell, coordinator of the Chicago chapter of the World Computer Exchange, stands with pallets of 700 computers being shipped to needy students in Mexico and the Dominican Republic. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

Chicago Group Sending 700 Computers To Kids In Latin America

A non-profit organization has begun shipping 700 computers to needy students in Mexico and the Dominican Republic

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Program To Expand Internet Access In Chicago

More than a million Chicago residents will be eligible for low-cost Internet service through a program aimed at expanding digital access to underserved areas.


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Siri Co-Developer From Chicago Talks Future Of Computers

We know her name – Siri – and we know her voice, but few of us know that one of her co-developers is a Chicagoan.

CBS 2–01/09/2013

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Computer Problems Cause Havoc For United Airlines Passengers

A major computer outage at United Airlines delayed flights for thousands of travelers across the globe on Thursday, the third time this year a computer problem has hit the world’s largest airline.


Burglars stole an air conditioner, three computers, and a TV from the Southwest Side office of Ald. Ricardo Munoz (22nd) sometime on July 18 or 19. (Credit: CBS)

Burglars Hit Alderman’s Office, Steal Computers, TV, A/C Unit

A Chicago alderman’s office on the Southwest Side has been burglarized, and thieves made off with an air conditioner, three computers, and a TV.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2012

Experts say blue lights emanating from computer devices could be over-stimulating your brain and causing sleep disruptions.

Computer Devices Could Be Stealing Your Sleep

Experts say blue lights emanating from computer devices could be over-stimulating your brain and causing sleep disruptions. CBS 2’s Kris Gutierrez reports.


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Library To Lift Computer Ban For Users With Overdue Books

The Chicago Public Library — for now — is going to stop blocking people who owe fines for overdue books and other materials from using the library system’s computers.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2012

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CPS Students Get 2,000 Computers, Printers From Feds

Thanks to the federal government, students at several Chicago Public Schools now have more than 2,000 computers and printers to use in their studies.

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Federal Program To Provide Seniors With Computers

You soon could be getting Facebook friend requests from grandma.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2011

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Guitars, Computers Stolen From Evanston Home

An Evanston man has suffered a deeply personal loss, after learning that burglars had broken into his home and made off with three pricey guitars.


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14 Computers Stolen From Pilsen Arts Center

Someone burglarized the Pros Arts Studio in Pilsen this past weekend, and the arts organization is looking for the public’s support to help replace the 14 computers stolen from its youth computer lab.