Good2Go... or not so good? App tracks sexual consent

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 4:42pm
Is Good2Go a good idea? App aims to address problem of campus sexual assault but tracks some pretty intimate personal data
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Microsoft unveils Windows 10

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 4:04pm
Microsoft skips 9 and introduces Windows 10; says this update is like moving from a first-generation Prius to a Tesla
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New App helps connect democracy protestors in Hong Kong

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 1:15pm
A new app is helping some Hong Kong protestors communicate despite the barricades put on their communication devices. The app allows cell phones to communicate within 100 feet of one another. KPIX's Andria Borba reports.
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Feds charge man with making app for stalkers

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 1:11pm
StealthGenie intercepted mobile phone communications without detection; it was targeted at people who suspected their partner of cheating on them
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New app Good2Go aims to verify sexual consent

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 1:10pm
An app aimed at college students tries to make sure there's no confusion when two people consent to sex. The creator, Lee Ann Allman was inspired by her own children's college experiences. KPIX's Joe Vazquez reports.
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​Why Japan volcano erupted without warning

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 12:48pm
Some volcanic eruptions can be predicted, but there's no early warning system for the type of eruption that caught hikers by surprise last weekend
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Give up firstborn for free Wi-Fi? Some click "I agree"

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 8:25pm
An Internet security experiment reveals just how careless people can be about their use of public Wi-Fi hotspots
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iPhone 6 bending not so easy, Consumer Reports says

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 6:11pm
How much force does it really take to bend the iPhone 6 Plus and other smartphones?
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Satellite photos show Aral Sea disappearing

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 5:38pm
Once the world's fourth-largest lake, the Aral Sea in Central Asia has almost completely dried up
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Half of world's biodiversity gone since 1970

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 4:36pm
The World Wildlife Fund reports that the diversity of life on Earth is rapidly declining, and the loss is not evenly shared
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Scientists see climate change behind wild weather

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 2:33pm
Some, but not all, of the weather extremes of 2013 may be linked to human-caused climate change, researchers say
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'Invisibility cloak' uses lenses to bend light

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 2:18pm
Experimental device uses an array of lenses to bend light, effectively rendering what is on the other side invisible to the eye
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Rescuers forced to halt efforts on Japan volcano

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 8:58am
With an unknown number of people still missing after a deadly surprise eruption on Japan's second-tallest volcano, nature deals another blow
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Is 4D technology coming to a theater near you?

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 1:39pm
The first 4D theater has opened in Los Angeles, and its success may mean more to come
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The environmental impact of illegal marijuana

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 5:30pm
The dark side of the underground pot business and its harmful impact on the environment is revealed. Guarded by armed sheriff’s deputies and two biologists, KPIX's Joe Vazquez takes a closer look.
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Shipwreck near Haiti probably not long-lost Columbus ship

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 4:30pm
Haitian culture minister weighs in on explorer's claim to have discovered remains of Columbus' flagship
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India's space probe sends back first Mars photos

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 3:51pm
Space mission launched on a shoestring budget sends back its first images of the Martian surface
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Apple updates iOS 8; reports of trouble persist

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 2:26pm
As users around the world get their hands on iOS 8.0.2, some say not all the glitches have been fixed
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Is new "Bash Bug" worse than Heartbleed?

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 12:51pm
Newly discovered programming bug, also known as "Shellshock," could leave millions of computers vulnerable
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​Almanac: The discovery of penicillin

CBS Sci-Tech - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:34am
On September 28, 1928, an accident in the lab of Scottish bacteriologist Alexander Fleming revolutionized medicine
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