Beyond Netflix: A Look At Offerings From New StreamersWith discounts and other incentives, consumers can sample them all to figure out which ones to keep.
Netflix's US Subscriber Growth Slowing As Competition LoomsThe big question now is whether some of Netflix's existing subscribers will decide to cancel its service and defect to cheaper alternatives that Apple and Disney will launch within the next month.
Apple AirPods Lose Power Fast, And There's No Cheap FixAs millions of Apple iPhones are requiring software upgrades this week, CBS2 is uncovering major problems for another Apple brand.
UberWorks App To Pick Up Shift Work Draws Interest, ConcernPicking up work by using an app or going online is turning a corner.
Insurance Policy Payouts May Fuel Ransomware AttacksSome cybersecurity professionals are concerned that insurance policies designed to limit the damage of ransomware attacks might be encouraging hackers, who see insurers covering increasingly large ransoms and choose to target the type of institutions likely to have coverage.
Walgreens Testing Out Drone DeliveriesIt's using a Google-backed company called Wing. The drones will be able to fly as fast as 70 miles per hour.
Electric Vehicle Sales On The Rise, But More Charging Stations Needed To Keep The Trend GoingCBS 2 Morning Insider Vince Gerasole hit the road with Adam Fendelman, a kind of gadget head addicted to his electric vehicle, a Tesla Model 3.
Celebrity Shoutout App Cameo Makes LinkedIn List Of Top StartupsA hot new tech company called Cameo is the only Chicago firm to make LinkedIn’s 2019 “Top Startups” list, and they’re hiring. Cameo allows consumers to pay celebrities to give shoutouts to friends and family.
Scientists Rethink Alzheimer's, Diversifying The Drug SearchFor years researchers have been guided by one leading theory — that getting rid of a buildup of a sticky protein called amyloid would ease the mind-robbing disease. Yet drug after drug has failed.
Chicago's Code Platoon Trains Veterans Computer Skills To Bolster High-Tech Workforce; 'We Are Really Solving Two Problems At Once'Code Platoon founder Rod Levy initially offered the course only to veterans, but expanded the program to spouses after seeing Department of Defense data about unemployment rates for military wives and husbands.
Virgin Galactic Reveals Futuristic Outpost For Space TourismTwo levels within the spaceport include mission control, a preparation area for pilots and a lounge for customers and their friends and families, with each element of the fit and finish paying homage to either the desert landscape that surrounds the futuristic outpost or the promise of traveling to the edge of space.
CBS 2 Investigates: The State Of Illinois' Plan To Bring Its Computers Into Current TimesSome of the computers that run the State of Illinois are decades old – and CBS 2 got a rare opportunity to talk with the state’s top tech guy not only about the problems, but also the solutions.
CBS 2 Investigates: Old Computers Causing Big Problems For Illinois State OfficesThe 2 Investigators are digging into a looming crisis here in Illinois.
FCC Cracking Down On Robocalls, But Expert Warns New Rules Won't End ThemAmericans receive around 150 million robocalls every day by some estimates, and last week, the Federal Communications Commission put new measures in place to crack down.
16-Year-Old Fortnite World Champ Wins $3 millionSome 40 million players competed for a chance to play in the finals, which was narrowed down to 100 contestants from 30 countries.