A new study commissioned by the University of Chicago paints a disappointing picture of technology use among public school students in Chicago.
Education and technology are becoming increasingly integrated, and keeping up on all of the new educational applications for kids is important. One of the biggest struggles is not finding an app; it is finding the appropriate app.
Children who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.
NBA Hall-of-Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar urged Chicago Public Schools students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Researchers at Northwestern University are developing a smart phone that can sense whether you’re falling victim to depression.
You know the feeling: you’ve been on the road too long, your eyes are getting heavy, you wonder if you can make it just a little bit further. Now, as CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports, there’s new technology to keep drivers awake on the road.
Technology gadget and electronics buffs will have a new retailer to explore on Sept. 15, when Indianapolis-based retailer hhgregg opens 14 stores throughout the Chicago region.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is teaming up with Groupon to launch Chicago Ideas Week, a forum for all kinmds of ideas from technology to the arts.
The Secret Service says hackers are turning their attention to small businesses, and one entrepreneur suggests a step backwards could be helpful.
More and more parents are too “plugged in” to their technology. As CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports, experts warn it could come with a cost.
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