Is cable dying?

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 1:50pm
1 in 3 households in the U.S. has a Netflix subscription. With the rise of streaming services, are cable TV's days numbered? CNET's Bridget Carey joins CBSN with a look at how the number of "cord cutters" is growing.
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Youngest self-made female billionaire takes high-tech approach to blood testing

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 12:45pm
Elizabeth Holmes is being compared to visionaries like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs. Holmes founded a biotech company called Theranos in 2003, and her mission is to allow blood testing in every drugstore at a fraction of Medicare costs. Norah O'Donnell reports on how her tiny invention is reshaping health care.
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Bringing household services online with Amazon, potentially Google

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 11:42am
Home services are an $800 billion industry, and major tech companies like Amazon are jumping into the fray. Google is reportedly not far behind. Nicholas Thompson, editor of and a CBS News contributor, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the business integration.
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The world's youngest self-made female billionaire

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:44am
Elizabeth Holmes dropped out of Stanford at 19 and now runs a nearly $10 billion company that hopes to revolutionize the health care industry
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Why do humans have chins?

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 8:49pm
Feel free to stroke yours while you ponder the answer
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Netflix sees surge in new subscribers

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 8:38pm
Video-streaming service credits global expansion, original content for helping fuel its rapid growth
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Weird science news of the week

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 6:25pm
Facial evolution, dog bonding, cat communication, plus coffee and doughnuts in space, this week in weird science
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Cats chat with us using tails, whiskers and winks

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 5:11pm
According to the experts, "blinking is like a kitty kiss"
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Spacecraft takes first color image of Pluto

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 5:03pm
On its way to an unprecedented flyby of Pluto, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft snapped a special shot
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College students admit texting in inappropriate places

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 3:12pm
Survey finds texting is common on dates, in the bathroom, at church - and that's not the worst of it
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Tens of thousands vulnerable to West Coast tsunami

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 3:10pm
A new study outlines the danger of a monster wave hitting the Northwest - and how fast people will have to move to outrun it
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Newer passenger planes could be vulnerable to hacking via inflight Wi-Fi

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 3:07pm
Commercial airlines could be vulnerable to hacking via inflight Wi-Fi. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers and Elaine Quijano have the details.
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Scientists provide rare view of sperm whale

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 2:46pm
Scientists operating a remote-controlled vehicle about 2,000 feet below water get a rare glimpse of a sperm whale. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers and Elaine Quijano report on the video.
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​Gray whale breaks mammal migration record

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 11:57am
A female western gray whale set a new record swimming from Russia to Mexico and back, a total of 13,988 miles, in 172 days
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EU: Google hurts consumers, competition

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 11:34am
European antitrust regulators claim the search giant isn't playing fair when it comes to comparing products online
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"Game of Thrones" hit by piracy from Periscope

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 11:10am
After its fifth season began Sunday, users of a Twitter-owned live-streaming app shared the fantasy drama
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Airplane computer systems can be hacked, report says

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 11:19pm
Government watchdog warns hackers could use the same Internet-based technology passengers enjoy on flights to bring down a plane
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SpaceX launches cargo to ISS, fails landing attempt

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 8:10pm
SpaceX successfully sent a space station cargo ship into orbit Tuesday, but couldn't land the rocket's first stage afterward
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Is the YouNow live-stream app a parent's nightmare?

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 8:07pm
Teens are broadcasting their lives online, including while asleep in their beds
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Dad of Internet "Success Kid" needs kidney transplant

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 5:52pm
Family hopes the "power...and goodwill of the Internet" will help with a matter of life or death
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