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Self-driving cars getting dinged in California

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 10:36am
Tests of driverless vehicles have resulted in several accidents since research project started last year
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Can a computer beat one of the world's best poker players?

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 1:37pm
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University choose a different game than chess to test their artificial intelligence
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LA takes steps to protect cell phone towers from quakes

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 12:41pm
​When "the big one" strikes Los Angeles, many of the city's retrofitted buildings will survive, but what about cell phone towers?
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Time Lapse: Earth Song

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 3:05am
Fantastic time-lapse film examines the ever-changing light and beauty in nature, shot in Yorkshire Dales and Lake District National Parks in northern England`. Video courtesy of Alex William Helin. Like him on Facebook. And, see more of his work on Vimeo.
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Cellphone safety: Where do you keep your phone?

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 11:08pm
Berkeley, California, is the latest community to consider safety warnings for cellphones over cancer concerns
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Spotify may get into the video streaming business

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 7:56pm
The music streaming company would be joining a crowded space dominated by Netflix, Amazon and Hulu
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Wearable devices help parents monitor their kids

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 7:42pm
Children with autism and seniors with dementia are also seen as a growing market for wearable tracking devices
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Great white shark pings off New Jersey, "moving with purpose"

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 7:36pm
Mary Lee, the 3,456-pound shark tagged with an electronic tracker, is "trying to get back to Cape Cod to mate," expert says
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U.S. concerned China behind "malicious" cyber-attack on U.S. sites

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 7:20pm
Chinese authorities allegedly carried out denial-of-service attacks, intermittently shutting down anti-online censorship group
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Smart luggage you can't lose at the airport

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 5:30pm
Samsung and Samsonite are designing bags equipped with GPS tracking; you can even see if anyone's opened them
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Always-on devices are using huge amounts of energy

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 3:59pm
A new study identifies which common electronic devices suck up the most power when they are idle
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It's flying spider season in Chicago

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 3:59pm
They may be good for the ecosystem, but flying spiders give many people the creeps
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Tidal CIO addresses image problem, subscriber numbers

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 3:51pm
​Jay Z's streaming service has faced a lot of criticism in the wake of its star-studded relaunch in March
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Software pairs college roommates

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 3:20pm
College students used to have limited say in who they would get for a dorm roommate. But now, hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide are turning to software programs that help pair students using surveys and matching algorithms.'s Kara Tsuboi reports on how this technology aims to lower the number of bad roommate pairings and improve student satisfaction.
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Here's how many U.S. adults were hacked in 2014

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 3:20pm
Data breaches proliferate, but millions of Americans fail to protect themselves even after their information is stolen
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SmartPlate app tells you what's on your dish

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 3:12pm
A new high-tech plate is outfitted with cameras and scales to tell you what you're eating. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers and Anne-Marie Green discuss what this means for meals
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How computers are matching up college roommates

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 2:50pm
Online tool helps schools pair up more compatible roommates
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Spotify announces online video program channel

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 2:48pm
Spotify is planning to launch original programming straight from its website. CNET's Jeff Bakalar discusses what the streaming service is rolling out.
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New technology allows travelers to track luggage

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 2:08pm
High-tech luggage allows owners to keep track of their belongings -- even if they've been opened. CNET's Jeff Bakalar talks about the new technology
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Hubble finds massive halo around Andromeda galaxy

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 1:34pm
The nearly invisible halo is believed to be six times larger and 1,000 times more massive than previously measured
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