​Startup wants to put self-driving big rigs on highways

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 05/17/2016 - 11:00am
For now, the robot truckers would only take control on the highways, leaving humans to handle the tougher task of wending through city streets
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School kids launch out of this world science project

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 8:34pm
Students at an elementary school in Virginia are very excited about their own tiny satellite
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Twitter may tweak 140 character limit

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 8:16pm
As Twitter seeks to gain traction, there's a report that it may make a big change to its tweet limit
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Sheryl Sandberg on "the fog" after husband's death

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 8:05pm
Facebook exec said it was "an emptiness that fills your heart, your lungs, constricts your ability to think or even to breathe"
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Want to invest in the next Uber? Now you can, with $2,000

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 5:34pm
In a major shift in how fledgling tech companies are funded, average investors can buy stakes in startups -- but buyer beware
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Google plans to block Flash on Chrome this year

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 5:05pm
Google plans to switch off Adobe's Flash Player by default by the end of the year; 10 websites will be exempt
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Zuckerberg to conservatives: Come talk to Facebook

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 3:48pm
Facebook's CEO has invited a number of prominent conservative leaders to a private meeting this Wednesday
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Tiny fetus is youngest Egyptian mummy ever found

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 2:02pm
Surprising discovery is made through high-tech testing on a small coffin that was unearthed more than a century ago
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What will surge in driverless cars mean on the roads?

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 1:30pm
Auto expert: "It will be indispensable to your life. It will be all sorts of things we can't even think of today"
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Could GPS "bullet" prevent high-speed police chases?

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 11:02am
Nearly every day on average, someone is reportedly killed in a high-speed police chase
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24 pilot whales die after beaching in Mexico

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 12:58am
Only three of the 27 whales that came ashore were saved, Mexico's Navy says
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Humpbacks in San Francisco Bay give whale watchers a rare thrill

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 9:26pm
It's an unusual sight to be sure: Humpback whales frolicking in the shadow of the Golden Gate Bridge
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How Apple plans to compete with Uber

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 6:50pm
Apple is investing a billion dollars in an Uber-like company based in China
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"Hyperloop One" may be future of transportation

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 11:19am
This week the first full-scale test of Hyperloop One - an ultra-high-speed transportation system - was conducted in the Nevada desert
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This week in tech

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 1:06am
Some of the top stories this week were controversy over whether Facebook is editing their trending news section and Instagram's major makeover.
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Facebook denies claims that the site is politically biased

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 10:13pm
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is defending his company against claims that the site is politically biased.
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Tinder reminds users to be "vigilant" after kidnap report

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 7:44pm
"People with bad intentions exist everywhere," the mobile dating app warns
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Social media to be checked before security clearances

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 7:41pm
Lawmakers say government is playing catch-up by including social media in what's probed during background checks for security clearances
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Artifacts found in Florida sinkhole could rewrite history

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 5:39pm
Scientists say their find helps prove humans lived in the area 14,500 years ago, a date many thought impossible
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Small blue galaxy could reveal clues to the Big Bang

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 5:32pm
A faint blue galaxy about 30 million light-years away from Earth might hold clues to the origin of the universe
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