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Amazon brings same-day delivery service to Chicago, Indianapolis

Prime Now has been expanding across the country, offering free two-hour delivery and one-hour delivery for $7.99.

By July 17, 2015


Uber expands food delivery service to NYC, Chicago

Known as UberEats, the service promises quick curbside food delivery from local restaurants.

By April 28, 2015


Chicago schools opt for paper and pencil over online tests

Technically Incorrect: Some schools in the Chicago area decide that the traditional methods of testing kids are more reliable.

By March 2, 2015


Google Express targets shoppers in Chicago, Boston, Washington

Google's shopping service is going beyond the confines of California and New York, bringing with it a new name and $95/year membership pricing.

By October 14, 2014


Amazon begins a delivery service powered by regular folks

The e-commerce giant jumps into the gig economy with the new program called Amazon Flex. The service starts in Seattle.

By September 29, 2015


110-year-old electric car sells for more than a Tesla

Electric cars aren't new. A very old and rare Woods Queen Victoria Brougham just sold for a pretty penny at auction.

By September 28, 2015


CNET is hiring a social media freelancer

If you're passionate about technology and are a master of summarizing big, important news stories down to 140 characters, we're looking for you.

By September 23, 2015


Groupon to slash 1,100 jobs in the next year

The daily-deals and e-commerce site is about to go through some major downsizing, cutting about 10 percent of its workforce and ending operations in half a dozen countries.

By September 22, 2015


Chicago strong with the Force due to George Lucas' museum

The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art will officially make its home in the Windy City. The museum, set to open in 2018, will trace the evolution of the visual image from illustration to film.

By June 25, 2014


Unboiled eggs and mammal bladders: The Ig Nobel Prize goes to...

This year's winners include an experiment that unboiled an egg, a study that tested how long it takes mammals to empty their bladders and other strange breakthroughs that sound like bar bets.

By September 19, 2015