University Of Illinois Launching App For Students Walking HomeOfficials of the university's police department said Thursday the Student Patrol will make the app for its existing SafeWalks program available to students in the next few weeks.
Oak Lawn Students Design App To Help Alzheimer's PatientsA group of kids from Oak Lawn had hoped to learn it would be named one of the winners in Verizon's Innovative App Challenge. A school from Kentucky beat out the kids from St. Catherine of Alexandria School, who designed the Remember Me app, to help those with Alzheimer's Disease.
PhotoMath: App Solves Problems Using Your Phone CameraFor all the parents who have been forced to reach back into the deep recesses of their brains to help their children with pre-Algebra, there is now salvation.
Retail 'Snap Apps' Offering Consumers Instant Buying PowerHave you ever seen something in a magazine you just have to have, right now? CBS 2’s Erin Kennedy shows you a few apps that promise to make shopping a whole lot easier.
Smart Phone App Helps Lottery Players Keep Track Of WinningsA new mobile app should help more Lottery players claim their winnings when they win, if they forget to check their tickets.
Parent: School Officials Not Taking Anti-Semitic Threats Seriously EnoughAn Ogden International eighth-grader says a group of peers used a popular multi-player video game app, “Clash of Clans,” to target him because he's Jewish. One team allegedly dubbed itself “the Jew Incinerator Team.”
Drizly: Adult Beverages Delivered Right To Your Door A company that bills itself the Amazon of Alcohol is starting up a liquor delivery service in Chicago.
Booze Delivered To Your Door? There's An App For ThatSeven liquor stores in Chicago have signed up to participate so far.
Parking Meter Convenience App Being Test-Driven In West LoopThe pilot program, which will last two to three weeks, is being conducted in an area bounded by Madison to Monroe and Halsted to Racine.
New Red Cross App Can Help Your Pet In EmergenciesThere's a new app on the market today and it's designed to help your dog or cat in emergencies.
Expert: Be Careful When Choosing Health-Related Apps For Your Smart PhoneExperts 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.
Police Chief: Don't Let Smart Phone Track Trick-Or-Treaters; Do It YourselfA 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.
New App To Link Disabled Commuters With Accessible TaxisA local tech start-up and a disabled advocacy group will make getting a wheelchair-accessible taxi in Chicago a lot easier starting in August.
Chicago-Area Native Develops Fan-To Fan Ticket Scalping AppA 25-year-old Mount Prospect native is one of Chicago's newest entrepreneurs.
Citywide Competition Held For Young EntrepreneursA 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.