Microsoft joins Google, Apple in fixing "FREAK" flaw

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 2:54pm
The decade-old weakness made it easier for hackers to break the encryption that is supposed to protect sensitive information
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​Apple Watch knockoffs beat the real thing to market

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 2:46pm
Why wait a month to order an Apple Watch when you can get a passable fake from China now?
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Google's new Calendar app is expanding beyond Android

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 2:29pm
Google has redesigned its Calendar app, and it will soon be available on iPhones too. CNET's Jeff Bakalar joins CBSN with more.
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Facebook ditches "feeling fat" status option

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 2:27pm
A Change.org campaign has prompted Facebook to remove the status update "feeling fat." Supporters of the change argued Facebook was supporting bullying with the status option.
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Space station trio to return after 167 days in orbit

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 2:01pm
Three ISS crew members geared up to undock and return to Earth Wednesday to close out five-and-a-half months in space
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Microsoft is fixing a 10-year-old "freak" security flaw

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 1:32pm
Microsoft is fixing a so-called "freak" vulnerability, leaving Windows devices open to hackers. CNET's Jeff Bakalar joins CBSN to explain why it went undetected for 10 years.
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Teen scientists compete with breakthrough ideas

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 12:16pm
President Obama will meet with some of the country's brightest young minds on Wednesday. They are in Washington for the Intel Science Talent Search. Forty high school seniors vied for a $150,000 top prize for their experiments and discoveries. Wyatt Andrews reports on how their contributions could be invaluable.
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Yik Yak app accused of fueling anonymous hatred

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 11:53am
Many colleges face disturbing anonymous comments posted on an app called Yik Yak. The messages range from racism and sexism to threats of violence on more than a dozen campuses. New York Times business editor Peter Lattman joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss a recent viral New York Times report on "Yik Yak."
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Best and brightest compete at elite science fair

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 8:54am
Yong minds at the Intel Science Talent Search are solving "big world" issues, says Intel's president
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"11th-hour" mission to save South Africa's rhinos

CBS Sci-Tech - Wed, 03/11/2015 - 8:31am
CBS News gets a rare look at the difficult work being done by a group literally lifting the giant animals out of the reach of brutal poachers
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California nearly guaranteed to get major earthquake in next 30 years

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 8:00pm
Seismologist predict nearly 100 percent chance "The Big One," a magnitude 8 or higher earthquake, will hit California in the next 30 years
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Scientists strive to save melting mummies

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 7:52pm
After 7,000 years of preservation, the world's oldest mummies suddenly started rotting; now researchers think they know why
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The reason companies don't fix cybersecurity

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 7:44pm
When you compare the potential losses a company might actually bear to the cost of plugging holes, the decision is easy
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Climate change could be good news for gray whales

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 6:22pm
A new study finds that the whales, once extinct in the Atlantic Ocean, could return as Arctic ice melts and sea levels rise
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Nine pint-sized galaxies found orbiting Milky Way

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:56pm
Scientists hope the discovery of the dwarf galaxies will shed light on the mysteries of dark matter
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Wikipedia suing NSA over spying

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 2:27pm
The site's founder said government surveillance violates user privacy and "erodes the original promise of the Internet"
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Oklahoma could be in danger of major earthquakes

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 2:18pm
After a huge increase in seismic activity, due in part to fracking, scientists worry bigger quakes are in store for the state
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Apple TV is now cheaper

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 2:12pm
Apple TV will now cost $69, and will feature "HBO Now" next month. CNET's Bridget Carey joins CBSN with what many are calling some exciting news.
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What can the Apple Watch do that your iPhone can't?

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 2:10pm
Apple revealed that prices for its first wearable device will range from $349 to $17,000. What can it do that your iPhone or iPad can't? CNET's Bridget Carey ticks off the benefits.
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What can iWatch do that your iPhone can't?

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 2:10pm
Apple revealed its new product yesterday, their newest iWatch line. But what can it do that your iPhone or iPad can't? As CNET's Bridget Carey tells CBSN, not much.
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