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Toyota Not Expecting Driverless Cars Soon

Your car will soon do more to help avoid a crash. But as for leaving the driving to the vehicle while you relax, don’t get your hopes up. That’s the message from Toyota.

09/08/2014

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Bernstein: Good For Phil Simms

The slow fade of the “Redskins” nickname is taking shape.

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Are Self-Driving Cars Safe?

Google says autonomous vehicles will eliminate human error.

06/23/2014

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Are Self-Driving Cars Legal?

Autonomous vehicle developers are testing self-driving cars on public streets, but don’t expect to buy your own just yet.

06/23/2014

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Where To Find Cheap Rental Cars

To save on your next rental, be prepared to scout around and travel a bit farther. Here are the best places to check as you select your rental agency.

06/16/2014

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Google Workshop Aims To Help Veterans Land Jobs

CHICAGO (CBS) — Going from the military to civilian life is often tough for veterans, especially when it comes to finding a job. Certain skills get lost in translation, but CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov one […]

06/04/2014

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Google Building Car With No Steering Wheel

Google will build a car without a steering wheel with hopes of having 100 prototypes on public roads in a year.

05/28/2014

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Google, Chicago Public Libraries Partner To Offer Robots That Teach Programming

In addition to the standard books and movies, you can now check out at Chicago Public Libraries small robots that teach computer programming.

05/10/2014

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Is It Ill-Advised For Doctors To Google Their Patients?

A new ethical discussion comes into play in the Internet age. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.

03/06/2014

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Google Fiber Passes Over Chicago For Super Fast Internet

Google has announced a plan to bring super-fast Internet to more U.S. cities. Chicago got skunked. .

02/19/2014

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The Story Behind The Valentine’s Day Google Doodle

Millions of people, probably searching for something other than love, went to Google on this Valentine’s Day.

02/14/2014

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Police Union Wants Google To Reveal Poster Of FOP Meetings On YouTube

Chicago’s Fraternal Order of Police is asking Google to reveal the identity of whoever posted recordings of two heated FOP meetings on YouTube, saying they violated state law, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.

01/29/2014

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Google Selling Motorola Mobility To China’s Lenovo

Google is selling off Motorola Mobility to Lenovo for $2.91 billion.

01/29/2014

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What The Internet Thinks About Chicago

Here is what the Internet thinks of Chicago. But, is it true?

01/28/2014

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Google’s Answer To The Question: ‘Why Is Illinois …’

This certainly doesn’t reflect well on the Land Of Lincoln.

01/27/2014

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Google Settles Online Privacy Case For $17M

Google has agreed to pay Illinois, the District of Columbia, and 36 other states $17 million to settle allegations that the company skirted privacy settings on Apple Safari and allowed advertisers to gather information and track consumers’ Internet browsing habits.

11/19/2013

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Study: Self-Driving Cars Would Eliminate Majority Of Traffic Deaths, Congestion

In some ways, computers make ideal drivers: They don’t drink and then climb behind the wheel.

10/24/2013

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Business Leaders Come Out In Support Of Illinois Marriage Equality

A group of 50 Illinois business leaders and organizations have come out in support of marriage equality in Illinois.

01/13/2013

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Best Places For Computer Classes In Chicago

From learning how to turn on a computer to setting up a business network, computer classes can help those who need the basics or just want to improve their skills. The Chicagoland area offers a variety of locations for computer classes ranging in price from free to more than $100.

12/31/2012

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More City College-Industry Parternships Unveiled By Emanuel Administration

The Emanuel administration highlighted new industry partnerships with city college campuses, which are becoming increasingly vocational.

10/24/2012

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