High-tech stalking: How abusers target victims with spyware and apps

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 11:58am
Stalkers have a new tool for tracking their victims. They're using mobile apps and digital surveillance software. CBS News legal analyst Rikki Klieman joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss how the spyware is being used to break the law.
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How violent weather played a role in AirAsia Flight 8501 crash

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 11:56am
The disappearance of the jetliner is refocusing attention on weather-related issues that have contributed to other commercial airline crashes in the past. Among them, malfunctions caused by ice and very violent weather pilots can experience at high altitudes. Don Dahler reports on how dangerous flying can get when the weather is bad.
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FBI hears theory that Sony cyberattack may be inside job

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 11:28am
Last week, CBS News reported on a Silicon Valley cybersecurity firm that had an alternative theory about who was behind the Sony Pictures hack. Norse has now shared its ideas with the FBI, while the U.S. government maintains that North Korea bears sole responsibility for the attack. Elaine Quijano reports.
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Meteor spotted over New Jersey

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 9:54am
A driver in New Jersey captured video of a meteor streaking through the sky Monday evening.
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More skepticism arises on source of Sony cyberhack

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 12:57am
Although the FBI believes North Korea was responsible for hacking the movie company, several experts have stepped forward to say it may have been an inside job
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Does success of "The Interview" pave way for digital distribution?

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 10:36pm
The controversial movie brought in $15 million online in a record setting release that has Hollywood taking notice
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Fukushima radiation detected off North America

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 8:29pm
The levels of radioactive material may spark alarm but researchers say there is no cause for concern
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​Tech trends to watch in 2015

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 6:47pm
CNET's editors compile their picks for the top tech stories of next year
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Georgia Tech lab turning computers into companions

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 4:31pm
Social robots like Baymax from "Big Hero 6" are more than just fantasy for students at school's Socially Intelligent Machines Lab
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Facebook under fire for "Year in Review" feature

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 3:31pm
Intended to highlight users' most popular photos of 2014, the feature heralded sad memories of dead relatives and personal trauma
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Gmail access lost in China, regulators blamed

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 3:20pm
Users were previously able to circumvent blocks on the email service; Google says, "there's nothing technically wrong on our end"
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Tech to expect in 2015

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 2:46pm
2014 was the year of the bigger smart phone, fitness trackers, drones, 3D printing and security hacks. So what will next year bring? CNET's Kara Tsuboi gazes into the tech crystal ball and reports on some of the innovative trends and gadgets you can expect to hit the market in 2015.
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Are hack attacks the new normal?

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 2:42pm
Gamers are rejoicing today. Sony's Playstation network and Microsoft's Xbox Live are back up and running after being hacked. CNET editor Dan Ackerman joins "CBSN" with more on whether we should all just get used to this kind of cyber crime.
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How "The Interview" did in theaters and online

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 2:38pm
"The Interview" sure drummed a lot of buzz prior to its release, but did people watch?
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The hottest tech startup few have ever heard of

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 2:35pm
After a new round of venture capital funding, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is valued at a whopping $45 billion
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​PlayStation Network, Xbox Live back online

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 2:23pm
The hacker group that took credit for the attack allegedly took payment from an infamous web entrepreneur to stop their network assault
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Some drone decisions expected soon, with final rules likely years away

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 1:08pm
The Federal Aviation Administration has said it wants to announce proposed rules on commercial drone operations by the end of December, but those draft rules are now likely to be delayed until January
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New technology meets the New Testament

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 1:07am
Known by many as "the Good Book," the Bible can now also be called "the small book" - thanks to high-tech scholars
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Bringing a very tiny New Testament to jewelry

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 12/29/2014 - 1:03am
The Jerusalem Nano Bible company has managed to print the smallest original version of The New Testament, legible only by microscope. Allen Pizzey reports.
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What exactly are you agreeing to with an end-user agreement?

CBS Sci-Tech - Sun, 12/28/2014 - 7:04pm
We’ve all encountered many of those “agree & continue” prompts while browsing the Internet, but as we half-consciously click to proceed, what exactly are we agreeing to? Slate Contributor Seth Stevenson discusses how companies benefit from our indifference to the fine print.
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