50,000 Super Bowl simulations, one clear winner

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 9:15pm
A sophisticated prediction software ran tens of thousands of scenarios and picked one team to win 60 percent of the time
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​5.7 earthquake shakes Northern California coast

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 8:45pm
No immediate reports of damage or injuries, no threat of tsunami
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YouTube too overloaded to filter terrorist videos

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 7:00pm
Google said the site's staff can't keep up with - and take down - all the terrorist propaganda and violent material that gets posted
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​Uber delivering puppies on demand

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 4:41pm
In a one-day-only promotion, the ride service is taxiing pups to homes and offices for 15-minute blocks of playtime
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On Challenger anniversary, NASA's day of remembrance

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 3:40pm
NASA pauses to memorialize the astronauts who lost their lives in the Apollo, Challenger and Columbia tragedies
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9 ways professional sports are going green

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 3:26pm
From saving water to building wind turbines, pro teams and leagues are making a play to green up their games
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What's Netflix's secret to success?

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 3:24pm
What is behind the wild popularity of TV shows on Netflix? According to the company, it's all about data, but there's also some intuition. CBSN's Elaine Quijano speaks to New Yorker editor Nicholas Thompson about Netflix dancing between intuition and judgment and data when predicting a hit TV show.
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iPhone 6 sales shatter expectations

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 3:16pm
Apple sold 34,000 iPhones per hour for 90 days straight, blowing sales estimates out of the water. New Yorker editor Nicholas Thompson joins CBSN with what is driving the demand and whether Apple can ever top this.
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What Apple is doing right in China

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 3:12pm
Despite phones that cost twice as much as Asian competitors' models, the American tech company is gaining ground
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Drones pose security, privacy challenges

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 12:12pm
The drone that crashed onto the White House South Lawn has raised questions about the threats posed by small flying drones. Chip Reid speaks to Drone Shield founder Brian Hearing who is trying to keep up with the looming threat from the air.
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NASA scientists send a robot into a volcano

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 9:04am
In order to learn how lava travels before spurting out in an eruption, researchers designed a small rolling robot that can go deep inside a volcano and send live images to the surface.
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Charles Townes, 99, inventor of laser, dies

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 2:30am
Townes shared the Nobel Prize in Physics for his development of the light amplification method, which gained use in several fields
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​Weather systems being upgraded to improve forecasts

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 9:40pm
National Weather Service supercomputers will be ten times more powerful by October
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Apple rakes in record earnings, thanks to China

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 9:02pm
Taking first place in Chinese smartphone unit sales delivered a massive revenue boost and shows Apple has cracked this market
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Snapchat launches Discover for content delivery

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 7:25pm
The messaging app is delving into publishing, briefly
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NASA will keep using Russian Soyuz ferry craft

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 7:04pm
NASA plans to launch "mixed crews" of U.S. and Russian members on each flight as a contingency in case of emergencies
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Blizzard 2015: How did the forecasts get it so wrong?

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 7:00pm
New Yorkers were left fuming after a blizzard that was supposed to dump two feet of snow turned out to be a bust
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Oldest snake fossils date to the age of dinosaurs

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 5:00pm
Dating back some 170 million years, the finds show that these ancient reptiles had features of modern snakes
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FTC: "Internet of Things" poses consumer risks

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 4:51pm
The growing number of household products that connect to the Internet could be tempting to hackers, the government fears
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Use cat pictures to hide encrypted Facebook posts

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 3:41pm
With spy technology, the Wickr app lets users post secret messages hidden behind pictures of (what else?) kitty cats
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