Videos of police shootings show power and peril of live streams

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 07/11/2016 - 11:37am
Facebook Live is one of the go-to places for anyone to stream video. Witnesses to the Philando Castile shooting in Falcon Heights, Minn., and the attack on police in Dallas streamed live video from their smartphones, exposing the violence to millions online. CBS News contributor and NewYorker.com editor Nicholas Thompson joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss how technology is changing the way we view news.
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​The ethics of a police robot bomb

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 07/11/2016 - 9:48am
Critics says weaponized robots - like the one used to kill the Dallas sniper - belong in the military, but police officials call them an effective tool to neutralize a dangerous situation
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"Pokemon Go" being used to stage robberies, police say

CBS Sci-Tech - Sun, 07/10/2016 - 8:00pm
Police say four men used the newly-released "Pokemon Go" app to lure potential victims to traps near St. Louis
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Bill Nye at the head of the class

CBS Sci-Tech - Sun, 07/10/2016 - 1:56pm
"Bill Nye the Science Guy" has gone from changing the way kids look at science to trying to change the way some adults deal with climate change. It's a campaign that's driven by pure passion, as he explains to Rita Braver.
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Almanac: Nikola Tesla

CBS Sci-Tech - Sun, 07/10/2016 - 1:21pm
One-hundred-and-sixty years ago today, Nikola Tesla was born to a Serbian family in southeastern Europe. The scientist and budding engineer made breakthroughs in radio and electricity that are still making waves today, as Charles Osgood reports.
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Quick questions with Bill Nye the Science Guy

CBS Sci-Tech - Sun, 07/10/2016 - 1:03pm
The TV science show host is asked his take on a number of science topics from correspondent Rita Braver.
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Obama administration: ISIS losing ground on Twitter

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 07/09/2016 - 9:45pm
Inside the U.S. government's campaign to stop the spread of ISIS propaganda
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​Bill Nye the Science Guy: Here to change the world

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 07/09/2016 - 6:23pm
Advocating for science, he's become politicized - and that OK with him
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​Almanac: Nikola Tesla

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 07/09/2016 - 12:50pm
On July 10, 1856, the scientist and revolutionary electrical engineer was born in southeastern Europe
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Uptick in cybercrime ahead of Rio Olympic Games

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 07/09/2016 - 11:20am
The road to the Olympics in Rio de Janerio has been a bumpy one to say the least, plagued by worries about Zika, doping, water pollution, street violence and construction delays. But now, with the summer games opening in less than a month, there's a new concern -- cybercrime. Devin Redmond, vice president and general manager of social media security at the leading cybersecurity company Proofpoint joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss how cybercriminals are exploiting the Olympic games.
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Upgraded spacecraft brings astronauts to space station

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 07/09/2016 - 7:02am
Russian Soyuz spacecraft featuring variety of upgrades delivers three fresh crew members to International Space Station
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This new Pokemon game is causing some real-world bruises

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 11:43pm
Ankle injuries, mishaps with revolving doors, tree collisions: players on the new "augmented reality" game are having a rough go
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Facebook Live videos make tragedies "difficult to ignore"

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 7:59pm
Live streaming videos and social media have turned everyday citizens into reporters and witnesses in a whole new way
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Bill Nye the Science Guy on life beyond Earth

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 5:48pm
Is there life on other planets? Rita Braver asks the TV science show host.
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Dallas shooting: Experts say use of bomb robot a "first"

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 5:19pm
Police tactical experts say they haven't before seen the use of a robot with an explosive device to kill a barricaded suspect
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#PrayForAmerica: Twitter reacts to a week of violence

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 12:32pm
In difficult times, people are uniting on social media
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How the Dallas protest shooting unfolded on social media

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 2:22am
A peaceful protest over recent police shootings turned violent in Dallas when shots were fired; 11 officers were shot, 3 killed
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This strange new planet has three suns

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 07/07/2016 - 7:31pm
Astronomers have spotted a planet that has triple sunrises and sunsets for part of the year and nonstop daylight at other times
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"Hot, wet and wild" weather as U.S. has warmest June

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 07/07/2016 - 6:49pm
The nation saw record-breaking temperatures last month, and the cost of weather disasters is adding up
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Neanderthal bones show signs of cannibalism

CBS Sci-Tech - Thu, 07/07/2016 - 4:23pm
A collection of Neanderthal remains dug up in Belgium reveal evidence of cannibalism among this now-extinct human species
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