Is someone spying on you through your webcam?

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:57am
Russia-based website is allowing anyone interested to peer into homes around the world -- including many in the U.S. -- by exploiting weak web security
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Worrying crash tests results for popular minivans

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 10:23am
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety ran a number of family vehicles head-on into a barrier, and dubbed a popular model "one of the worst" they've seen
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​A look at YouTube's new music streaming service

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 10:11pm
With Music Key, the site is hoping people will pay for music they can already hear for free
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YouTube's music streaming service

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 9:20pm
CNET.com's Sumi Das takes a look at how the company will try to get people to pay for music videos they can already see and hear for free on YouTube.
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5 questions about this crazy weather, answered

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 8:27pm
With foot upon foot of snow in Buffalo and freezing temperatures from Maine to Hawaii, we asked an expert: What is going on here?
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U.K. museum of curiousities

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 8:14pm
This strange museum in England has a collection of oddities
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Obama stresses digital learning at Connect Ed conference

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 7:04pm
President Barack Obama along with 1,200 school officials signed the Connect Ed pledge in efforts to strengthen digital learning in schools across America. Barack also stressed the point that many other countries across the world are " trying to out-educate us".
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Could volcanoes help slow global warming?

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 6:30pm
A new study found that plumes from volcanic eruptions could be putting the brakes on rising global temperatures
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​Twitter makes it possible to search every tweet, ever

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 6:13pm
Hundreds of billions of messages create a modern historical archive in 140 characters or less
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Tags on fish could be attracting predators

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 4:54pm
Tagging is supposed to help track and protect fish species, but a new study found the pinging sounds could attract predators such as grey seals
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Smartphone encryption software a threat to national security?

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 4:38pm
A standoff is taking shape between tech companies and the U.S. government over smartphone encryption. It's a strong selling point for consumers, but the government thinks it could be dangerous. CBS News national security analyst Juan Zarate joins CBSN to discuss the fight.
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Massive billboard lights up Times Square

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 4:17pm
Google will be the first advertiser to grace the high-def digital behemoth
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Uber investigating whether executive tracked reporter

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 3:32pm
Another controversy has surfaced involving Uber. The company is now investigating whether one of its executives misused what it calls "God View" to track the movements of a reporter who covers the company. CNET's Jeff Bakalar joins CBSN with more on what "God View" is.
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Drone decision: Ruling gives FAA tighter grip on unmanned crafts

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:38pm
A new ruling by the NTSB is rattling America's fledgling drone industry. While the Federal Aviation Administration is still considering how to regulate the commercial use of drones, NTSB is calling them aircraft, which could set a precedent. Jeff Pegues reports.
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Uber exec accused of controversial plan to silence critics

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:17pm
Top executive at ride-sharing company backtracking after apparently considering take-no-prisoners approach to critics in the media
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Uber exec suggests investigating journalists

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:02pm
Uber is facing a wave of criticism over its position on First Amendment rights. One of the ride-sharing company's top executives is backtracking after apparently having a controversial plan to silence any journalist who criticized the company. John Blackstone reports.
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NTSB ruling rattles America's fledgling drone industry

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 10:34am
Uncertainty from the feds is having a ripple effect for "one of the few industries that want to be regulated"
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Record labels pitting their hopes on Shazam

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:52am
Atlantic Magazine Senior Editor Derek Thompson joins Jeff Glor on CBSN to explain how Shazam is changing the way the music industry determines hits, based on the apps data.
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​Fight disease outbreaks on your phone

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 11:18pm
A new iPhone game puts players on the front lines combatting a global health care crisis
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Baby giraffe takes its first steps

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 9:47pm
A crowd at the Santa Barbara Zoo got a pleasant surprise when its latest star attraction, a baby giraffe, came out for a jaunt
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