Report slams Chicago's data-driven crime prevention tool
Its ‘hot list’ of high-risk suspects isn’t lowering homicide numbers.
Comcast begins gigabit internet trial in Chicago
The speedy new service is more expensive than it is in other cities.
Can big data and AI fix our criminal-justice crisis?
Body cameras and complex algorithms have a lot of potential -- and political baggage.
Zipcar tests pay-per-mile pricing system for short trips
The car-sharing company is looking into a cheaper option for those quick errands.
Chicago allows Airbnb to operate under restrictions
Short-term rentals are back, but not everyone's happy.
Chicago decides not to clamp down on ride-sharing services
Uber and Lyft avoid strict regulation that would've included fingerprinting for drivers.
Uber's delivery service just went mainstream
Now, any company can hire Uber as an on-demand courier in SF, Chicago and NYC.
Chicago turns to big data to predict gun and gang violence
But its potential for misuse is worrisome.
Inhabitat's Week in Green: Chicago's high-flying cable cars
Meanwhile, Lyft is preparing to debut self-driving taxis.