FIFA World Cup introduces goal-line technology

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 5:03am
The FIFA World Cup is kicking off in Brazil, and for the the first time, referees will be assisted by technology designed to eliminate scoring controversies. CNET.com's Kara Tsuboi explains how the goal-line technology works when a goal looks too close to call.
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"Game of Thrones" fans hope finale won't crash

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 5:41pm
The horde of fans who watch "Game of Thrones" on the streaming service HBO GO are hoping it won't crash under huge viewing demand
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Portland man lives in a Boeing 727

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 5:30pm
Former electrical engineer lives inside a retired jetliner
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Smartphone payments on the rise

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 5:27pm
More people are saying goodbye to their wallets and checkbooks and using apps, like Google Wallet and Venmo, to send and receive cash through their smartphones. Susan McGinnis found two young people who are jumping on board this tech trend.
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Rue McClanahan and Twitter's "game of telephone"

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 4:55pm
Twitter and Facebook are suddenly abuzz with RIP messages for the actress, but McClanahan has been dead since 2010. What happened?
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Pollution forms a new kind of rock in Hawaii

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 3:38pm
Discarded plastic is finding its way into newly formed rocks on the beach in Hawaii
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How Web stars make money -- lots of it

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 2:53pm
YouTube, Vine, Instagram, and other social networks have become a path to riches for some
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Top apps for lending a hand to new parents

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 1:32pm
These popular apps can help new parents navigate their baby's health, sleep, activities, and development
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Astronaut tweets breathtaking photos from space

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 1:19pm
American Astronaut Reid Wiseman tweets breathtaking photos from the International Space Station
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Sony unveils new games, PlayStation TV at E3

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 1:08pm
Sony tries to build on the PS4's success in the marketplace with new games and hardware
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World Cup 2014: Brazuca ball goes through wind tunnel testing

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 12:27pm
NASA scientists are testing the official ball of the 2014 World Cup, to see how air flows over it at different speeds. The ball will replace the heavily-criticized 2010 and 2006 balls, which players said were erratic.
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Facebook, Twitter brace for World Cup fever

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 11:42am
How social networks are preparing for the world's most widely viewed sporting event
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Astronauts tell Scott Pelley what he's missing

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 3:53am
Two men with possibly the best jobs in the universe tell CBS News about life aboard the International Space Station
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Autism genome database to be stored in Google Cloud

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 9:42pm
Autism Speaks advocacy group partners with Google to develop a massive new data project
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Voycee latest app to highlight privacy, secrecy

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 9:30pm
The popularity of ephemeral messaging services is on the rise, and vanishing social networks could be next
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At E3 2014, Microsoft's focus is on the games

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 7:44pm
Microsoft kicked off the annual E3 convention with a focus on games, not consoles
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First Vine video sent from space

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 7:24pm
An astronaut takes social media into a whole new orbit
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Netflix to stop blaming Verizon in error messages

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 7:06pm
After Verizon threatened legal action, Netflix says it will drop messages pointing fingers at internet service providers
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"Beep baseball" tournament for the visually impaired

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 3:56pm
Beep baseball is a game unlike any you may have seen -- or heard
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Computer may be first to pass Turing Test

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 3:53pm
Eugene Goostman just made artificial intelligence history, but he is not a programmer or even a real person -- Eugene is a supercomputer
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