How hackers might use your stolen Anthem data

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 4:36pm
Customers of its Blue Cross and other plans are at risk for phishing, fake tax returns and fraud
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Baby sea lions stranded on California beaches

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 4:33pm
A record number of baby sea lions that are too weak to swim are stranded on the coast of California. Scientists blame warmer water, which is driving their food deeper into the ocean. Bigad Shaban reports from San Diego.
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Sick baby sea lions turning up in California

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 3:37pm
Animal rescue teams have been kept busy the past few weeks, as they attempt to nurse sea lions back to health
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Apple may be launching new online subscription TV service

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 3:32pm
Your next online TV subscription could come from Apple. The company is reportedly working on a web television service similar to Dish's Sling TV. CNET tech reporter Bridget Carey joins CBSN with more on what could be Apple's next product.
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Octopus census searches out giants of the deep

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 3:25pm
Volunteers dive into the murky waters of the Puget Sound to find the 20-foot Pacific giant octopuses hiding below the surface
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Twitter CEO admits company terrible at preventing abuse

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 2:30pm
Twitter's CEO admits that the company is bad at preventing harassment and abuse on the microblogging service. CNET tech reporter Bridget Carey joins CBSN with more on whether this is the reason why Twitter is losing users.
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App could stop college students from playing hooky

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 2:17pm
For parents hoping to keep their kid in class, reminders from Class120 might just get the job done
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Want to know if your child is skipping class?

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 12:44pm
If you're shelling out tens of thousands for your child's education, it might be nice to know they're at least showing up to class. Jeff Whorley, CEO of an Indianapolis-based company called Core Principle, thinks the app Class 120 could be the answer. Dean Reynolds reports.
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Teams win millions in the Google Lunar XPrize competition

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 10:12am
More than $5 million in Milestone Prize money has been awarded to would-be lunar explorers as they shoot for the moon in the Google Lunar XPrize competition. CNET's Tim Stevens shows us how the teams have been put to the test.
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Get off your phone! Man misses amazing humpback whale sight

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 12:22am
A photo on Instagram is making waves. The picture depicts a man on his boat who is so immersed in his cell phone that he missed a humpback whale surfacing just a few feet away.
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Teams win millions in Google Lunar XPrize competition

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 10:16pm
More than $5 million of the $30 million purse has been doled out so far; here's how the winning teams have done it
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Lolita the killer whale one step closer to freedom

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 9:40pm
NOAA rules that the captive orca will be listed as an endangered species, but does that mean releasing her into the wild?
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Can coding become a second language for the next generation?

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 9:16pm
CBSN's Kristine Johnson talks to Bitsbox co-founder Aidan Chopra about his coding project for kids.
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​STD tests on a smartphone?

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 9:01pm
Researchers have developed a device that plugs into a phone's headphone jack and returns HIV and syphilis test results in 15 minutes
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​White House wants $5 million for earthquake early warning system

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 8:51pm
System warns the public up to a minute or more before shaking starts; already being tested on West Coast
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​The day America Online went offline in 1996

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 6:38pm
AOL's message to "try again in 15 minutes" drove "netheads" nuts when the service went down for 19 hours
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Smoke in the air may make tornadoes stronger

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 6:31pm
A new study is the latest to suggest a link between worsening air quality across the globe and more violent storms
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FCC's Tom Wheeler reveals his net neutrality plans

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 4:45pm
In "Wired" magazine, the FCC Chairman outlined his intent for sweeping regulations to keep the Internet "open, now and in the future"
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App lets you be eyes for the blind

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 3:52pm
"Be My Eyes" app uses a phone's camera and microphone to open up the world for the blind
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Apple overtakes Android in U.S. smartphone sales

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 3:44pm
For the first time since 2012, iPhones outsold handsets running the Android operating system
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