Foursquare goes local, gets new logo

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:21pm
The rebranding of the check-in app hopes to give users personalized suggestions that are "all about you"
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NASA can't afford big rocket system

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:04pm
Unless it figures out how to raise money, NASA's new rocket won't be able to get off the ground
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Russian supply ship takes off on station flight

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:11am
Soyuz rocket launches cargo ship carrying 2.8 tons of supplies and equipment en route to rendezvous with International Space Station
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Study: Robotic surgery no better than traditional surgery

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:54pm
Costly robotic surgery is rising in popularity, but researchers find it doesn't improve the patient's care
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Astronaut tweets dramatic Gaza images from space

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:19pm
Astronaut aboard International Space Stations tweets dramatic photos of rockets exploding over Gaza and Israel
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Longest fossilized poop to be sold at auction

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 8:52pm
Coprolite, otherwise known as fossilized dung, is a big seller at auctions -- and this is one of the biggest
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Social media sites that pay you for posting

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 8:13pm
Two new social networks offer money for the most popular posts -- but don't quit your day job just yet
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Sneaky new tactics may be tracking you online

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 5:54pm
New Internet tracking tools are a lot more sophisticated than your typical cookies, researchers say, and much more difficult to remove
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Comcast: Rep did "a lot of what we trained him" to do

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 2:24pm
In an internal memo, Comcast addresses the highly-publicized exchange that happened last week when a customer called to cancel his service
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The low waters of Lake Mead

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 2:09pm
Lake Mead, the body of water fed by the Colorado River and formed by the Hoover Dam, is at a historic low water level
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Is Antarctica really getting icier?

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:58pm
Scientists disagree about some surprising data on the state of the ice in Antarctica
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Target introduces image-recognition shopping app

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:16pm
Image-recognition technology has improved, and retailers are looking for new ways to improve sales
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Apple patents "wrist-worn electronic device"

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:57am
A new Apple patent hints at some of the features that may be destined for the company's rumored iWatch
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Oops! EPA tweets about Kim Kardashian

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 8:12pm
An obscure federal office that usually tweets about water has a brush with pop culture by mistake
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Americans skeptical of climate change in global survey

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 7:11pm
Despite strong scientific evidence, climate change remains far more controversial in the U.S. than anywhere else in the world
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iPhone 6 may be Apple's biggest launch yet

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 1:58pm
New report says initial production run may be for millions more iPhones than last time
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Taller, fatter, older: Humans have changed in 100 years

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 1:38pm
The average human today is bigger and lives longer than people at any other time in history
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Microsoft makes design central to its future

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 1:00pm
Apple is famous for its design sensibility, but now Microsoft is putting a new emphasis on the look and feel of its products to try to be more competitive
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Seals may use wind farms as hunting grounds

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 12:09pm
Offshore wind farms appear to have a suprising effect on seals and their prey
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Hottest June on record worldwide

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 11:17am
"We are living in the steroid era of the climate system," leading scientist says
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