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There’s An ‘Internet Slowdown’ Today, Which Isn’t As Bad As It Seems… Yet

It’s Comcast, AT&T and Verizon VS the likes of Netflix, Google and many individuals who really, really love the internet. Are you worried of the impending internet slowdown?

09/09/2014

Texting 911. (Credit: CBS)

Emergency Text To 911 Available, But There’s A Catch

As of today, most mobile device users have the ability to send a text to 911 in an emergency, but that doesn’t mean law enforcement will be able to respond immediately

05/15/2014

File Photo Of Woman On Cell Phone (Getty Images)

Civil Libertarians, Consumers Uneasy About Government Collecting Verizon Phone Records

CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports on why the National Security Agency may be watching who you call and who calls you.

06/06/2013

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Tax Day Not Fair On The Little Guy

Tax Day is not a good day for me, or for millions of Americans like me, digging deep for the IRS — while hearing on the news that President Barack Obama’s digging shallow, paying just a 20% tax rate; and Mitt Romney’s hardly digging at all, paying a 14% percent rate on the $20 million he earned last year.

CBS 2–04/17/2012

About 200 activists, including Occupy Chicago protesters, gathered at Federal Plaza on Tax Day 2012, to call on corporations to pay more in federal taxes, before splitting into four groups to deliver "tax bills" to Exelon, Verizon, BMO Harris Bank, and Bank of America. (Credit: CBS)

Activists Deliver ‘Tax Bills’ To Big Corporations On Tax Day

About 200 people gathered at Federal Plaza on Tuesday to send a message on this Tax Day 2012.

04/17/2012

Verizon Store (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Verizon Backs Down On Charging $2 Bill Payment Fee

One day after announcing it planned to start charging customers $2 to pay their bill online or over the phone, Verizon on Friday decided to ditch the idea.

12/30/2011

Verizon iPhone

Verizon To Charge $2 Bill Payment ‘Convenience Fee’

Starting Jan. 15, Verizon Wireless will charge customers $2 every time they pay their wireless bills online or directly over the phone.

12/29/2011

Verizon iPhone

Small Crowd Waits For Verizon iPhone

The dangerously bitter cold couldn’t deter a small group of people who lined up on Michigan Avenue early this morning, waiting for the doors to open at the Verizon Store.

WBBM Newsradio–02/10/2011