Eiffel Tower going green with two wind turbines

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 3:37pm
A New York company has installed the turbines on the iconic landmark as part of a project to reduce its carbon footprint
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Google Wallet ramping up competition against Apple Pay

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 2:28pm
Google is teaming up with some major cell phone carriers in a deal that help it battle Apple in the mobile payment market. CNET's Bridget Carey joins CBSN with more.
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Must watch video: Octopus ambushes crab on beach

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 1:59pm
Keep your eye on the yellow crab sitting on a rock -- and don't blink
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Google ups the arms race in mobile payments

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 12:55pm
After Apple Pay stole Google Wallet's (limited) thunder, the search giant had to retool its offering -- and it has in a big way
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In cybersecurity, sharp eyes and speed are the new padlocks

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 12:34pm
Op-Ed: Old school notions of cybersecurity being like a brick wall are obsolete; adversaries are more about deception and finesse
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Salt and brine road treatment takes toll on cars

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 02/24/2015 - 12:22pm
Roads and highways often get a heavy coating of brine before a storm. It's supposed to melt the ice and keep drivers safe on the road, but the ingredients could wind up costing you. Jeff Pegues reports.
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Manatees get trapped in drainage pipe, prompting rescue effort

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 11:46pm
About a dozen manatees became lodged in a Florida drain pipe, putting emergency response into motion
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Hackers for hire helping companies

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 8:07pm
Hackers have successfully broken into several companies, including Target and Sony. Now some corporations are fighting fire with fire, hiring hackers to try to break into their own systems. Lauren Lyster reports.
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Unexpected role of climate in medieval plague

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 7:46pm
A new study finds changes in Asian weather contributed to more than a dozen outbreaks of the disease known as Black Death
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Could climate change take oysters off the menu?

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 5:17pm
A new study finds that ocean acidification due to climate change may seriously hurt the U.S. shellfish industry
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Hack my network--please!

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 5:02pm
Companies let hackers into their systems to find weaknesses and pay them "bug bounties" of thousands of dollars when they do
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Video games meet resistance training

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 4:01pm
An Australian developer is bringing workout gaming to the next level
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Monk mummy found inside 1,000-year-old Buddha statue

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 3:27pm
CT scans of the statue reveal the remarkably well-preserved body of a Buddhist master within
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Work out while you play video games

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 3:16pm
Gamers may be able to get some exercise while playing. An Australian start-up is building a handheld controller that uses motion sensors to add resistance, so users will expend more energy.
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Rare leopard in Russia spotted on camera

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 2:08pm
Camera traps catch sight of the critically endangered Amur leopard. A new census has found that the cat's numbers have doubled since 2007, showing that conservation efforts in Russia to keep the cat from extinction are working.
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Microsoft, Lenovo scramble over Superfish security flaw

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 02/23/2015 - 1:38am
Adware pre-loaded on Lenovo laptops leaves users vulnerable to hackers
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Rescuers free 40-ton whale from fishing line

CBS Sci-Tech - Sun, 02/22/2015 - 7:53pm
Video catches effort to free adult humpback whale that spent the better part of a week entangled in fishing lines off Hawaii, according to observers
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Plant waits 80 years to flower, will die in a month

CBS Sci-Tech - Sun, 02/22/2015 - 6:48pm
A towering American agave plant at the University of Michigan's botanical gardens is of a species that normally lives at most 30 years
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What to do if your computer has Superfish

CBS Sci-Tech - Sun, 02/22/2015 - 6:41pm
Many Lenovo laptops come with pre-installed adware that seriously threatens your Internet security
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Can Obama, GOP reach consensus on cybersecurity?

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 02/21/2015 - 3:20pm
Republican Party says cyber-assaults are a "crucial challenge" the nation can't afford to ignore
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