WhatsApp to share user data with Facebook

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 11:59pm
WhatsApp is relaxing its privacy stance and will share data with Facebook in order to create targeted advertisements. CNET associate editor Dan Graziano joins CBSN with the latest.
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Apple updates security after spyware found in Mideast

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 11:57pm
After spyware was found targeting an activist in the Middle East, Apple issued a new security update. CNET associate editor Dan Graziano joins CBSN to discuss.
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Son of Russian lawmaker convicted of masterminding global online theft ring

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 8:06pm
Russian hacked into businesses, mostly pizza restaurants in Washington state, and stole millions of credit card numbers that he sold on underground internet forums, authorities say
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"Touch disease" defect is now killing iPhones

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 7:43pm
A flickering gray bar at the top of your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus might indicate that your phone has "touch disease"
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See what this squishy octopus-inspired robot can do

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 5:33pm
Check out Octobot, an octopus-inspired robot that was made by a 3D printer
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Liberal or conservative? See what Facebook thinks of you

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 4:59pm
The social network thinks it's figured out your political views -- and now you can see how Facebook characterizes you
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Apple boosts iPhone security after spyware discovery

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 4:37pm
Apple is issuing a security update after espionage software was found targeting an activist's iPhone in the Middle East
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World's first self-driving taxis hit the road

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 2:52pm
One startup has beaten Google, Uber and Volvo to be the first to offer self-driving taxi rides to the public, it says
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WhatsApp is going to give your phone number to Facebook

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 1:43pm
The move is a subtle but important shift for WhatsApp, which has promised to safeguard the privacy of more than one billion users
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Why Italy is so prone to disastrous earthquakes

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 1:21pm
Certain features of local geology put the region at especially high risk
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Newly-discovered planet has similarities to Earth

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 11:55am
It turns out the next star over in our corner of the galaxy has a planet that looks a lot like ours. It is the closest potentially habitable world ever detected outside our solar system. Charlie D'Agata reports on why astronomers are so excited.
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Big Brother in Baltimore? Aerial surveillance raises questions

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 10:50pm
Technology made by Persistent Surveillance Systems is meant to help fight crime -- but some think footage taken without the public's knowledge amounts to spying
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Man-made warming may have started decades earlier

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 6:37pm
Scientists now believe that global warming might have been put into motion earlier than previously thought
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Investigation slams Ashley Madison site for security flaws

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 6:29pm
If only the site's mantra had been: “Life is short. Have a dedicated risk management process in place to protect personal information.”
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Google takes aim at mobile sites with annoying pop-ups

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 5:43pm
Google has announced a change to its mobile search function that will be welcome to many users
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NASA astronaut sets new U.S. space record

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 4:46pm
Space station commander Jeff Williams has now logged 521 days in space over four missions, setting a new U.S. space endurance record
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Ancient manuscript in unreadable language to be published

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 4:43pm
“It has such an aura of mystery that when you see it for the first time it fills you with an emotion that is very hard to describe"
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Possibly habitable planet found orbiting nearest star

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 4:25pm
A planet just slightly larger than Earth that could host a habitable environment has been found orbiting the nearest star to the sun
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Tweet could elevate charges against man who killed roommate

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 4:17pm
Investigators may focus on something Zachary Dale Penton posted on Twitter two days before the deadly shooting
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Apple makes change to Siri at Barbra Streisand's request

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 3:17pm
The legendary performer says she picked up the phone and called Apple CEO Tim Cook when she discovered a problem with Siri
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