Amazon vows to fight FTC on kids in-app purchases

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 10:58am
FTC alleged in a draft lawsuit released by Amazon that unauthorized charges by children on Amazon tablets have amounted to millions of dollars
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Wearable tech for pets? Health monitoring is not just for humans anymore

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 8:03am
Wearable health monitoring has gone to the dogs. Voyce is just one of the technologies that allows owners to track their pet's health and activity, and the company recently showed CBS News how it works.
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Fabien Cousteau Mission 31

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 7:46pm
Pictures of Cousteau and his team working underwater and reemerging July 2, 2024
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Fabien Cousteau emerges after a month undersea

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 7:19pm
Cousteau and crew emerged from a month in a deep underwater lab where they studied and filmed the effects of climate change on a coral reef
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"Spiders Alive" exhibit returns to New York City

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 6:44pm
20 species of live arachnids will be featured again at the "Spiders Alive" exhibit in the American Museum of Natural History
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Ancient gene aids Tibetans with high altitude

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 6:27pm
Tibetans can thank an extinct human relative for providing them with a gene that helps them adapt to high altitude
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Native Americans had a precolonial baby boom

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 6:00pm
An analysis of skeletal remains show that up to about the time the Europeans settled, the Native American population was rapidly increasing
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Why hasn't Russia unleashed a cyber attack on Ukraine?

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 4:48pm
A Russian cyber assault that cripples Kiev's military and energy systems is believed feasible - but remains unexploited for now
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Scientists withdraw claim about stem cell breakthrough

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 2:29pm
Researchers had touted much simpler method for transforming ordinary mouse cells into stem cells, but now acknowledge "extensive" errors in their work
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Gov't privacy board: NSA foreign surveillance program is legal

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 2:08pm
Board says program is legal but "close to the line of constitutional reasonableness"
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What's happening to plastic trash littering the ocean?

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 2:00pm
Despite the rise in plastic production since the 1970s, the amount of plastic in the ocean is less than expected and scientists aren't sure why
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What's the true origin of most Bigfoot samples?

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:31pm
DNA testing of ​alleged Bigfoot and Yeti hair samples reveals actual source
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Disprove climate change, win $30,000

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:29pm
Physics professor is offering his own money to anyone who can submit irrefutable proof that climate change doesn't exist
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​Intersex Fish in Pennsylvania Rivers

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 1:15pm
Feminized male fish were discovered swimming in three Pennsylvania rivers, a sign that the water may be tainted with chemicals from human activity
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Google buys online radio service Songza

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:48pm
With Apple's acquisition of Beats and Amazon's launch of Prime music, the competition between tech giants over streaming music is heating up
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NASA launches satellite to study carbon dioxide

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 10:49am
NASA launches a Delta 2 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. It will be a research satellite designed to track carbon dioxide - the chief culprit behind climate change.
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Climate change satellite launched

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 9:43am
NASA craft will measure levels in atmosphere of carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas with key role in climate change
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Control your computer with a smile

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 8:03am
A new invention could allow you to control your computer with a smile and a nod -- hands-free. The device would replace a mouse or track pad, using sensors attached to glasses to detect head movements and facial expressions that direct the movement of your cursor.
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Control your computer with a smile

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 6:05pm
A new invention lets you click and scroll around the screen with facial movements, even play games hands-free
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How those Fourth of July fireworks work

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 1:21pm
Chemistry plays a key role in our spectacular celebrations
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