FBI: CryptoWall ransomware keeps spreading

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 7:09pm
The agency says complaints are coming in from more victims who are forced to pay money to unlock their stricken computers
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Aurora borealis lights up Minnesota sky

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 6:52pm
A powerful solar storm caused the northern lights to be visible farther south than usual Monday night. Minnesota photographer Megan Sugden captured these spectacular shots of them.
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Facebook can recognize you just from your clothes

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 6:50pm
The company's algorithm has gotten so good that it can identify people in photos even when their faces are obscured
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Could Samsung's "see-through" truck prevent crashes?

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 5:16pm
The company came up with a surprising solution to not being able to see around big trucks on the road: look through them
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Hackers outpacing cyber defense, says ex-FBI official

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 3:54pm
Cyberattack against Polish airline is reinforcing concerns that companies need to do more to protect themselves
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Rosetta mission to study comet extended until 2016

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 3:41pm
Scientists are hoping to conduct some riskier experiments on comet 67P and retire the probe on its surface
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Astronaut Scott Kelly snaps amazing picture of a red aurora borealis

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 3:36pm
Astronaut Scott Kelly captures an amazing image from the International Space Station. CBSN's Meg Oliver and Vladimir Duthiers show us the picture.
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Jaguar is building a car that could read your mind

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 3:26pm
Jaguar is working on a car that could prevent accidents by reading your brain waves. CNET's Bridget Carey joins CBSN with more on how this will work.
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Tom Ford turns Apple Watch into a pocket watch

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 3:16pm
Designer Tom Ford apparently doesn't like to wear his Apple Watch on his wrist, so he re-fashioned it as a pocket watch. CBSN's Meg Oliver and Vladimir Duthiers show us a picture of the latest design.
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Samsung is developing safety monitors for the back of semi-trucks

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 3:09pm
Samsung says it wants to build safer semi-trucks by installing monitors on the back of them that will allow drivers behind them to see what's in front of the trucks. CNET's Bridget Carey joins CBSN with the details.
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Do fitness wearables live up to their promise?

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 1:58pm
With the growing popularity of devices like Fitbit, questions arise about how much fitness tracking really does for your health
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Solar storm hit Earth, may pull aurora borealis south

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 1:48pm
Federal forecasters said the northern lights may be visible Tuesday night as far south as Iowa or Pennsylvania
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Golden retriever pups age before your eyes

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 12:40pm
Nick Dietz compiles some of the latest and greatest viral videos, including a time-lapse of the "cheese pups" growing up and a simple question about going 80 mph that seriously stumps someone. To see these videos in their entirety, click HERE.
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Polish LOT airline warns others could be targeted with hacks

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 06/23/2015 - 12:37pm
Poland's national airline is back in the air after a cyber attack grounded 11 flights and 1,400 passengers Sunday. The airline's CEO says it's an industry problem that could happen to "anyone anytime." CrowdStrike Services president and former FBI executive assistant director Shawn Henry joins "CBS This Morning" from Washington to discuss how vulnerable airlines are to this threat.
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Lasers, magnets give glimpses of human brain at work

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 06/22/2015 - 9:00pm
Research at Yale plotted what happened in the brains of two scientists as they held a conversation
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Lions, sea lions on growing threatened species list

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 06/22/2015 - 8:54pm
They were among nearly 23,000 plants and animals that are on a biannual list of species at risk of dying off
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This pic made astronaut Scott Kelly do a double take

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 06/22/2015 - 8:37pm
"I've never seen this before... Spectacular!" the astronaut tweeted when he spotted this sight from the space station
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Golden retriever pups age before your eyes

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 06/22/2015 - 7:09pm
Nick Dietz compiles some of the latest and greatest viral videos
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Climate change poses "medical emergency," report says

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 06/22/2015 - 6:59pm
International panel says climate change is already affecting people's health, but there are steps we can take
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When are expensive cables worth it?

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 06/22/2015 - 6:07pm
Some pricey cords will boost your electronics' performance, but most won't; here's how to tell the difference and save money
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