NASA video of "extreme" solar storm

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 10:12pm
A magnetic explosion on the sun Wednesday sent a stream of charged particles heading towards Earth which could affect power grids, radio transmissions and other systems when it reaches us on Friday.
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Apple iPhone 6 preorders begin overnight

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 9:16pm
Apple's online store and wireless carriers start taking orders one week before the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus arrive in stores
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Samsung pokes fun of Apple in new video series

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 8:20pm
As Apple prepares to release its new iPhones, its competitor takes jabs at everything from its slow live streaming to its slow charging time.
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Curiosity Mars rover reaches base of Mount Sharp

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 7:22pm
The Curiosity Mars rover has finally reached the base of Mount Sharp, and mission planners say they're taking a shortcut to intriguing formations on the rocky slopes.
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"Player-powered" soccer field debuts in Brazil

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 4:56pm
Rio de Janeiro's Morro da Mineira favela is home to a new, cutting edge soccer field. Nick Dietz reports on the technology that's taking a game and turning it into electricity.
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Tom Hanks' typewriter app tops iTunes downloads

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 4:55pm
The actor shifts gears from the big screen to iPads with his Hanx Writer app, the tech solution for an authentic typewriting experience
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Apple Watch: 4 big challenges

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 2:37pm
Will Apple's new watch be a game changer or a flop? A look at some inherent problems
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Tom Hanks unveils typewriter app, Hanx

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 2:22pm
Actor Tom Hanks debuted a typewriter app for iPads called Hanx Writer, which has skyrocketed to the top of iTunes as the most downloaded app.'s Kara Tsuboi explains the novelty of Hanx and recommends other typewriting apps to download.
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Destiny breaks record, $500 million franchise launch

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 2:02pm
The highly anticipated game by the makers of Halo sold 10 million units its first day
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Three astronauts head back to earth

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 1:26pm
Two Russian cosmonauts and a NASA astronaut packed up and prepared for a fiery return to Earth after a 169-day stay in space.
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There's no "i" in Apple's Team Cook

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:33pm
The maker of the iPhone, iPad and iTunes has dropped the i-prefix from its newest products, starting with its Apple Watch and Apple Pay
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"Extreme" solar storm streaking towards Earth, scientists say

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:06am
Solar flare could mess up some power grids, satellites and radio transmissions
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Four decades later, workers enter site of "Atomic Man" accident

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:52pm
Crew enters room at Hanford Nuclear Reservation where a 1976 explosion left worker covered with radioactive material
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Apple Pay: What sets it apart from other mobile payment services

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 9:56pm
Apple isn't the first company to offer a way to pay without fishing out your wallet. Google Wallet and PayPal beat Apple to market by years. But if Apple Pay works well, it could change the way we shop. CNET's Sumi Das reports.
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Hackers post 5 million Gmail passwords

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 7:27pm
Though the passwords may be old, the breach was a big one
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Ozone layer begins to recover

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 7:26pm
For the first time in 35 years, scientists were able to confirm an increase in in stratospheric ozone, which shields us from solar radiation
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Astronomer develops cheap earthquake warning system

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 7:02pm
Berkeley astronomer Joshua Bloom has created a small alarm system to pick up on seismic shaking. The warning system broadcasts the beginnings of an earthquake to your home. KPIX-5's Christina Ayers reports.
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Climate change could mean bye-bye, birdies

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 6:09pm
A new report makes troubling projections about the effect of global warming on America's birds
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Apple Watch and iPhone 6: What the critics think

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 4:42pm
Has Apple managed to impress tech critics and social media commentators?
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American bird species face extinction

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 4:36pm
According to a report from the National Audubon Society, up to half of America’s species of birds will have to move or face extinction in the near future because of climate change. Alison Harmelin reports from New York.
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