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.
DARPA exhibit offers rare glimpse at a secretive agency
The show hopes to entice kids to get into STEM and adults to work for the defense agency.