Big earthquakes double in 2014

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 12:34pm
The number of earthquakes is much higher than average this year, but there's no evidence they're connected
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Facebook responds to concerns over emotions experiment

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 12:25pm
Hundreds of thousands of Facebook users were part of an experiment to manipulate emotions and they didn't know it. CNET.com's Sumi Das reports on what the social media giant is now saying about the experiment and what users can do about it.
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​Twitter "Buy now" button pops up on mobile

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 12:04pm
With Wall Street questioning their moneymaking potential, Twitter may be searching for a new revenue stream
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Google Lunar XPrize: $30 million to spark innovation in space

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 8:03am
Eighteen teams from around the world are still in the running for $30 million in prize money and the chance to launch their own spacecraft to the moon next year. The Google Lunar XPrize competition is entering the home stretch, as CNET's Tim Stevens brings us the highlights.
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Climate change satellite launch try on tap

CBS Sci-Tech - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 7:57am
NASA craft is designed to track atmospheric carbon dioxide, a critical factor in climate change
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Which films will expire tonight on Netflix?

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 7:33pm
You might want to start streaming these movies before they disappear
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U.S. astronauts lose World Cup bet -- and their hair

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 6:11pm
After betting their German crewmate that the U.S. was going to beat Germany, two NASA astronauts had to pay up
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Japan's robot cabaret

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 5:57pm
Tokyo's Robot Restaurant hosts elaborate technology-infused cabaret shows
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Facebook researcher sorry for News Feed manipulation

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 4:23pm
Facebook users were angered by a study that tweaked News Feeds to try to detect any emotional response
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World Cup breaks Super Bowl record on Twitter

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 2:25pm
Penalty shot prompts more tweets per minute than any other live event
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Legal loopholes could allow wider NSA surveillance

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 1:47pm
Legal and technical loopholes could allow "largely unrestrained surveillance on Americans communications," researchers say
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New to Google Earth: Ancient flying reptiles

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 12:55pm
Looking for the nearest dinosaur? Check out Google Earth
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These LED smart lights are tracking your moves

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 9:09am
A California company has found as way to turn energy-saving LED bulbs into smart networks that can collect and feed data
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'Flying saucer' test vehicle and parachute recovered

CBS Sci-Tech - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 12:03am
Engineers are elated with performance of craft designed to test atmospheric braking systems for future Mars landers
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Baby orangutan is new hope for survival of his species

CBS Sci-Tech - Sun, 06/29/2014 - 10:09pm
His mom is the first orangutan to give birth after undergoing artificial insemination
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Environmentalists say bye bye blackbirds

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 8:47pm
Use of pesticides has halved the number of blackbirds in California's Sacramento Valley
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An inventor's Quirky path to success

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 4:20pm
The online community provides R&D necessary to bring new ideas to the marketplace
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Smartwatches: Eat your heart out, Dick Tracy!

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 4:01pm
The latest battlefield in the tech war is your body, with wearable gadgets that receive texts, interact with your smartphone, monitor your health
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GOP: Obama bowing to Democratic base with Keystone XL delays

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 2:01pm
Rep. Bill Cassidy, R-La., says the president and Democrats in Congress would rather please environmentalists than create jobs
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Ethical battle over harvesting aquarium fish in Hawaii

CBS Sci-Tech - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 12:06pm
Activists hope to shut down fisheries that collect, sell brightly colored fish
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