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AT&T and NBA Launch Mobile AR Experience via Chicago Bulls App

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The Chicago Bulls may not be very relevant in the current NBA standings, but they do lead the league in one other area. With an assist from Nexus Studios, AT&T has debuted StatsZone, an augmented reality experience that presents game statistics in an immersive format, in the Chicago Bulls app.

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Chicago Police Started Secret Drone Program Using Untraceable Cash: Report

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The Chicago Police Department started a secret drone program using untraceable money seized in drug raids and other criminal investigations, according to a bombshell new report from the Chicago Sun-Times. Read more.

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Activists Sue Chicago for Use of Controversial ShotSpotter Gunshot Detection Tech

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A federal lawsuit filed against the city of Chicago is calling into question law enforcement’s use of controversial gunshot detection technology for gathering key pieces of evidence. The suit, filed this week by the MacArthur Justice Center at Northwestern University’s law school, alleged Chicago police misused… Read more.

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Chicago Teachers Locked Out of Digital Classrooms Amid Omicron Surge

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Chicago Public School teachers attempting to teach students remotely on Wednesday discovered they’d been locked out of their digital classrooms, an apparent effort by city officials to prevent a return to remote education amid recent spikes in covid-19 cases among students and teachers. Read more.

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'USA Today' Turns to Augmented Reality to Tell the Story of Corruption in Chicago

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To punch up the launch of its new podcast, USA Today has created an augmented reality experience to introduce listeners to the story of corruption in Chicago. Debuting Sept. 24, The City examines the backroom politics of several American cities, with the Windy City serving as the subject in its premiere.

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Chicago Is Suing DoorDash and Grubhub for Being Shady Pricks

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Alleging the exact type of slimy business practices one might expect from a pair of food delivery apps best known for scamming restaurants out of their hard-earned money during a pandemic, the city of Chicago filed two separate lawsuits against DoorDash and Grubhub on Friday to accuse them of intentionally deceiving… Read more.

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Amex Brings AR to SMBs

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Amex's Small Business Saturday promotion this year will feature AR product try-ons for local merchants in Chicago, New York, and LA. Will this start a trend for AR among SMBs? This post appeared first on AR Insider.

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