Self-driving cars are spreading out across the country, and you may see one yourself on the Kennedy or Dan Ryan Expressway soon. CBS News’ Laura Podesta has a report, and DePaul University Professor Joe Schwieterman talks with CBS 2’s Jim Williams and Marie Saavedra about how self-driving cars will affect big cities like Chicago.

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How Will Self-Driving Cars Affect Cities Like Chicago?Self-driving cars are spreading out across the country, and you may see one yourself on the Kennedy or Dan Ryan Expressway soon. CBS News’ Laura Podesta has a report, and DePaul University Professor Joe Schwieterman talks with CBS 2’s Jim Williams and Marie Saavedra about how self-driving cars will affect big cities like Chicago.
5G Rollout Delayed In Areas Near O'Hare, Midway, And Other AirportsThe much-anticipated rollout of faster wireless service called 5G begins on Wednesday – but it will not be available to people around Chicago’s two major airports. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Another Chicagoan Says An AirTag Was Used To Track Her MovementsImagine going to pick up your groceries when you suddenly receive a message on your phone that you're being followed. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey has been tracking what's many are called AirTag stalking, wherein people use tiny Apple AirTags on unsuspecting victims.
Apple AirTags Are Being Used To Stalk And Track People's MovementsAn urgent warning has been issued about Apple’s new AirTag – a tool designed to help you find your keys or wallet or anything else you may misplace, but which instead has been used by some to track down people. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Facebook Outage Has Serious Consequences For Small BusinessesFacebook and its platforms Instagram and What's App were down for some five hours Monday. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports on the damaging effect it had on small businesses that depend on them.
Ed's Tech Notes: New iPhone 13 Goes On Sale, Microsoft Unveils New TechnologyApple’s new iPhone 13 line is not a big redesign of the iPhone 12, but the new phones do have better cameras, batteries, and processing. Meanwhile, Microsoft unveiled new hardware for its upcoming Windows 11 operating system. CBS 2’s Ed Curran breaks it down.
Oak Lawn Woman Gets Locked Out Of Facebook Business Page; Even Facebook Doesn't Know If It Was ScamAn Oak Lawn woman said she was shut out of her company’s Facebook page – and even Facebook itself isn’t sure whether it’s a scam or not. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports.
Pilot Program Bringing E-Learning To Students Without Internet AccessDatacasting technology is poised to bring e-learning to tens of thousands of kids in Indiana - and it could save the state millions. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
'Elevate' Prize WinnersTwo Chicago-area problem solvers are getting $300,000 each to work on global change.
Monitoring The Fallout Of The First Presidential Debate On Social MediaChaos seems to be the word on social media that is the through-line. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
Chicago A Hot Topic On Social Media During Presidential DebatePresident Donald Trump brought up gun violence in Chicago during his first 2020 presidential debate with Joe Biden on Tuesday, and the topic took off on social media. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
Pullman Porter Museum Director Says His Facebook Page Was Hacked And Used To Scam PeopleGetting hacked on Facebook is nothing new, but on Tuesday night, the director of a historic Chicago museum said that hackers have been using his account to scam people online. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Zoom Crashes For Remote Learning StudentsCBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports on what students and parents did when Zoom crashed as they tried to log on for remote learning.
Lightfoot: High Speed Internet Plans For 100,000 CPS StudentsChicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot reveled a $50 million project to provide internet access to more than 100,000 CPS students to help bridge the digital divide.
T-Mobile Customers Hit With Nationwide OutagesIf you're a T-Mobile customer hit with problems calling or texting, you're not alone.
QuarantineChat App Allows People To Connect With StrangersIf you’re missing interactions with everyday strangers, the app QuarantineChat allows a new way to connect. CBS News’ Nancy Chen reports.
Small Device With Big PromiseCBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports on a breakthrough wearable device developed at Northwester University that can track symptoms of COVID-19 patients.
E-Learning With New ComputersCBS 2's Marissa Parra reports on how a South Loop resident was able to get her neighbors to help get laptops for CPS students who needed e-learning devices.
Joliet High School Class Subjected To ZoombombingJoliet Central High School teacher Ernest Crim said the intruder screamed racial slurs and showed porn during a remote learning session. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Hackers Lock Up LaSalle County Government Computer SystemHundreds of computers at the county's administrative offices in Ottawa have been rendered unusable by ransomware. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Tech Company Develops App To Keep People Off DrugsA former drug addict says she is proof that the app works. CBS News' Kenneth Craig reports.
App Can Provide Lovede Ones Updates From Operating RoomThe app called Ease allows hospital staff to share pictures and texts from the operating room. CBS News' Kenneth Craig reports.
Apple AirPods Are Losing Power FastAnd as CBS 2's Chris Tye reports, there's no cheap and easy fix.
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. CBS 2's Erin Kennedy reports.

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