High-tech gifts sure to be a hit on Father's Day

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 7:23pm
The tech sector has a wide variety of options for that special Father's Day gift. From cufflinks that double as a Wi-Fi hotspot to a lawn-mowing robot, there's something for everybody. CNET's Sumi Das reports.
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Female scientists joining the world of LEGOs

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 6:48pm
Three new characters may inspire future scientists: a female paleontologist, astronomer and chemist
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App-y Father's Day

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 6:05pm
With Father's Day approaching, the gift options go well beyond a coffee mug or new tie. Several new apps are designed to give dad a memorable experience doing something he loves, ideally with his family. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some original Father’s Day gift ideas.
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See an exploding star from 12 billion years ago

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 6:01pm
​It took billions of years for the light of this gamma-ray burst to reach Earth, giving scientists a rare glimpse of the universe in its earliest stages
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Breakthrough DNA test finds cause of mystery illness

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 5:17pm
"It's a single case but it reflects a paradigm shift in the way we treat infectious disease," doctor says
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Father's Day 2014: Techie gifts for Dad

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 5:12pm
For Fathers Day this year, skip the traditional tie or watch and go high-tech
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Rare, giant plant set to show off once-a-century bloom

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 4:56pm
In the wild, the Puya raimondii, also known as the Queen of the Andes, only blooms when it gets to be 80 to 100 years old
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In forensic breakthrough, scientists date fingerprint

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 4:32pm
In potentially a big boost to law enforcement, Dutch forensic scientists say they've discovered how to accurately date fingerprints left on an object
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Xbox getting HBO GO, Twitter and more

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 3:54pm
Microsoft announced that its Xbox gaming console will soon get 45 new entertainment apps, including HBO GO
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Verizon threatens legal action over Netflix error messages

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 2:22pm
Verizon fires back and threatens legal action after Netflix blames them for slow streaming
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Barnes & Noble to make Nook tablets with Samsung

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 1:28pm
Deal will allow the bookseller to focus on developing its Nook digital software and away from building its own tablets
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Emotion-sensing robot to go on sale next year

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 1:16pm
Japanese billionaire says the aim is to develop "affectionate robots that can make people smile"
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360 degree view of Brazil's World Cup stadiums

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 12:47pm
If you're not traveling to Brazil for the World Cup, don't worry -- you can still visit the stadiums where the action takes place
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Tetris turns 30 and is still going strong

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 8:44pm
​It's simple, it's addictive, and it has a theme song that's impossible to get out of your head even decades later
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Next version of "Mortal Kombat" planned for 2015

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 7:49pm
A new trailer is released as the game's creator announces plans for the next edition of the popular, violent video game
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What states are warming the fastest?

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 7:14pm
Analysis of federal temperature records shows regions where United States has gotten hottest in last 30 years
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Email encryption rising amid surveillance fears

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 6:19pm
A year after Edward Snowden's NSA revelations, online security has become a important issue for Internet companies and email users
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Mars missions achievable, but at what cost?

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 5:15pm
Sending humans to Mars would require long-term sustained support from political leaders, says National Research Council
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Slow connection? Netflix says don't blame us

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 5:04pm
If your movie or TV show slows to a crawl or starts buffering, Netflix wants you to know who to blame
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Big data breaches spook online shoppers

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 4:59pm
​High profile hacking incidents like those at Target and eBay have scared people away from shopping online, survey finds
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