FBI considers cybersecurity firms' theories in Sony hack

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 10:54pm
The FBI met with private cybersecurity firms who claim North Korea was not solely responsible for the hack
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Drunk birds slur their songs

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 9:58pm
Just like humans, birds are affected by alcohol. When researchers at Oregon Health & Science University got zebra finches drunk, the birds' songs came out a little bit off.
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Australia's koalas are giving each other chlamydia

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 9:30pm
The situation has become so dire that researchers are working on a vaccine that would protect the koalas from contracting the STD
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When birds get drunk, they slur their songs

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 7:55pm
Researchers studying how alcohol affects the brain found that birds, like humans, talk funny after drinking
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Top ten photos from Wildlife Conservation Society

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 7:15pm
The year's best photos from the zoos of New York
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FBI still believes North Korea is responsible for Sony hack

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 6:57pm
Under fire from several cyber experts, the FBI stands by its original conclusion about who is behind the Sony Pictures hack, and others argue that the FBI is right
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Gmail service back up in China

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 6:48pm
Google's email traffic dropped suddenly and suspiciously in the country for several days, but showed some recovery Tuesday
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How to celebrate New Year's Eve in space

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 6:13pm
Space station commander Barry "Butch" Wilmore and European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti tell CBS News' Bill Harwood that despite the lack of champagne, they will be celebrating New Year's Eve in space. The crew plans on breaking open a grapefruit juice or a tropical punch, and making resolutions for 2015.
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Mobile apps that pay you to use them

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 4:40pm
Instead of checking Facebook or playing games in your spare time, you can get paid to take surveys or watch videos
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Space station crew preps for busy new year

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 4:30pm
The International Space Station's crew is gearing up for New Year's Eve and a busy start to 2015 in orbit
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Stalkers using high-tech tools to monitor victims

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 3:28pm
It's shockingly easy for abusers to hack into their targets' phones and computers to keep track of their every move, call and text
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Apps that pay

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 2:52pm
From Facebook to Angry Birds, many people turn to their favorite apps when they have a little free time. But now there are apps that will pay you for a few minutes of your time. Some ask your opinion while others pay for taking pictures inside a store. Alison Harmelin reports.
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This is how Apple won Christmas

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 2:45pm
More than half of all new devices activated Christmas week were iPhones and iPads
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"12 Monkeys" TV show will sync with home lighting

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 2:29pm
Syfy's remake of the time-traveling Terry Gilliam movie swaps Willis for Philips as it syncs with the Hue lighting system
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From Enigma to Edward Snowden: The evolution of spy tactics

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 12:50pm
Modern technology has transformed the playing field for spies and hackers all over the world. Lindsey Boerma reports.
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High-tech stalking: How abusers target victims with spyware and apps

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 11:58am
Stalkers have a new tool for tracking their victims. They're using mobile apps and digital surveillance software. CBS News legal analyst Rikki Klieman joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss how the spyware is being used to break the law.
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How violent weather played a role in AirAsia Flight 8501 crash

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 11:56am
The disappearance of the jetliner is refocusing attention on weather-related issues that have contributed to other commercial airline crashes in the past. Among them, malfunctions caused by ice and very violent weather pilots can experience at high altitudes. Don Dahler reports on how dangerous flying can get when the weather is bad.
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FBI hears theory that Sony cyberattack may be inside job

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 11:28am
Last week, CBS News reported on a Silicon Valley cybersecurity firm that had an alternative theory about who was behind the Sony Pictures hack. Norse has now shared its ideas with the FBI, while the U.S. government maintains that North Korea bears sole responsibility for the attack. Elaine Quijano reports.
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Meteor spotted over New Jersey

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 9:54am
A driver in New Jersey captured video of a meteor streaking through the sky Monday evening.
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More skepticism arises on source of Sony cyberhack

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 12:57am
Although the FBI believes North Korea was responsible for hacking the movie company, several experts have stepped forward to say it may have been an inside job
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