AP: As Homework Moves Online, Millions Lack Home InternetThe consequences can be dire for children in these situations, because students with home internet consistently score higher in reading, math and science. And the homework gap in many ways mirrors broader educational barriers for poor and minority students.
Comcast Sheds Cable Customers But Adds Internet SubscribersTraditional TV providers are losing customers at an increasing rate while streaming companies pop up seemingly every few weeks . To deal with that industry shift online from cable, Comcast has focused on growing its broadband business while integrating streaming apps into its cable box.
WiFi Now Available At Clark And Lake Blue Line StationIn all, the CTA provides WiFi coverage across 22 miles of tunnels and platforms on the Red and Blue lines.
Hiding In Plain Sight: Your MoneyCBS 2 cost cutter Dorothy Tucker shows you how to find those extra dollars and bargains.
2 Investigators: Beware Puppy Sales Over The InternetIf you don't see the dog with your own eyes, in person, it may not exist. CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
Cat Scalded In Online Torture Video Rebounds, Finds His 'Forever Home'The abuse of the cat known as “Driver” generated widespread outrage across the Internet.
Congratulations, Chicago! You Now Have A Tax For Netflix, Other Streaming Services...Binge watching your favorite Netflix shows in bed just got a little more expensive thanks to two rulings by the Chicago Department of Finance.
The Internet May Change Drastically, Especially For ChicagoansThe FCC just passed new regulations that could drastically change America's Internet speeds and pricing -- especially for Chicago.
Libraries To Launch 'Internet To Go,' Loan Wi-Fi Devices To PatronsResidents in underserved areas with limited home access to the Internet will soon be able to go to the library and take the web with them.
The Illinois Politicians That Want To Take Your Internet Rights Away From YouWith net neutrality effectively neutered, Internet service providers (ISPs) starting to do as they please and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) attempting to create new rules for broadband Internet, now is a good time to take stock of those who support an open Internet and those who don't.
A Quick And Dirty Guide To Net NeutralityNet neutrality is a simple concept: it's the idea that big companies that provide Internet have to treat all websites as equals. What does this mean for you and me?
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.
Google Fiber Passes Over Chicago For Super Fast InternetGoogle has announced a plan to bring super-fast Internet to more U.S. cities. Chicago got skunked. .
Battle Of Library’s Internet Porn Policy Heats UpMegan Fox, a mother of two who homeschools her children, said when she tried early Monday to hand out fliers claiming the Orland Park Public Library is “a dangerous place for children,” she was told to leave.
State’s Attorney Offering Free Internet Monitoring Software For ParentsThe software, called “ComputerCop,” provides a quick and easy way for parents to review what their children are doing while using the internet and to assess if kids are being exposed to inappropriate or harmful content.