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Hospital operator reveals cyberattack on patient records

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 5:09pm
Community Health, which owns, leases or operates 206 hospitals in 29 states, says the attack may have happened in April or June
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Government wants to make cars talk to each other

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 4:28pm
If implemented, new car tech could save 1,083 lives, according to government officials
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Sweet gig: Cambridge seeks doctoral student to study chocolate

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:58pm
Cambridge looking to identify ways of keeping chocolate-based foods from melting in warm climates
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5 ways the "sharing" economy disadvantages workers

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:55pm
Even as the popularity of companies like Uber and Airbnb takes off, the benefits for workers are mixed
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Space plane tech may power hypersonic aircraft​

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 2:14pm
Engine technology, designed by a British company, could find soon itself in U.S. military aircraft
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Russian cosmonauts stage station spacewalk

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 1:48pm
Two Russian cosmonauts ventured outside the International Space Station Monday to launch a small "nanosatellite," to replace external experiments and to carry out routine maintenance.
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Solar plant's downside? Birds igniting in midair

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 1:43pm
State-of-the-art plant holds "the highest lethality potential" of the many solar projects in deserts of California, federal commission warns
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After $100k bitcoin score, 15-year-old creates startup

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 9:06am
Erik Finman is the precocious founder of Botangle, an online education program that links students with instructors around the world
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Stepping up the fight against elephant poachers

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 6:27pm
Despite stricter anti-poaching laws and increased wildlife protection, African elephants could become functionally extinct in our lifetime due to humans' uncontrolled lust for ivory
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Introducing the “Google Glass” of motorcycle helmets

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 3:49pm
The smart helmet from Skully hits stores in 2015, but pre-orders for the device are off to a roaring start. Don Ford from KPIX in San Francisco reports.
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Pocketful of help: Phone apps that improve travel

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 2:49pm
Apps like Day One and VCSO Cam can make vacations easier and more enjoyable
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Android, iOS make up 96 percent of smartphones

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 3:57pm
The world is big enough for the two rival companies, but there's not much market share left over
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NASA places shuttle replica in Houston, Texas

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 2:15pm
A rare sight occurred at the Space Center Houston today as a team of engineers hoisted the shuttle Independence replica onto a 747. It was no easy task. KHOU's Andrew Horansky reports.
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Apple's shiny new jewel: sapphire

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:44pm
Is the tech giant set to change the kind of glass it uses in its smartphones and other devices?
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Password managers help protect personal data

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:33pm
After a series of recent cyber-security breaches -- including reports that a group of hackers stole more than a billion usernames and passwords -- it's more important than ever to secure your online accounts. Remembering unique passwords can be difficult, so CBS News' Marlie Hall looks at how a password manager can help.
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200-year-old booze found in shipwreck

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 1:23pm
Exploring a shipwreck at the bottom of the Baltic Sea, researchers found a 200-year-old bottle of alcohol intact
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Samsung buys connected home startup SmartThings

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:55pm
SmartThings, an open platform for smart devices, is bought out two years after it launched with a Kickstarter campaign
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iPhone 6 reportedly in final test stage

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:28pm
Apple rumors heat up as the date for the new iPhone announcement draws closer
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Password managers can help protect you from hackers

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:16pm
Remembering lots of unique passwords can be difficult, but password manager services can help
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A thousand mini-robots swarm like bees

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:03am
Researchers at Harvard University have assembled the world's first mini-robot flash mob. The tiny bots, called Kilobots, can organize themselves and move into formation, correcting course as they go.
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