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Are lithium ion batteries safe?

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 10:48pm
The next few months will be busy for Samsung as it replaces 2.5 million brand new smartphones recalled last week because their batteries can catch fire. The same type of battery is used in all kinds of devices. Kris Van Cleave took a look at their safety.
Categories: Business & Technology

Safety of lithium-ion batteries questioned after phone recall

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 8:55pm
Next few months will be busy for Samsung -- as it replaces 2.5 million brand new smart phones -- recalled last week because their batteries can catch fire​
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Yelp not liable for users' star ratings, says appeals court

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 8:51pm
Star ratings are based on Yelp users' reviews and selections, and not created by the website
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Nasty comments on Instagram may have met their match

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 7:36pm
Instagram is introducing a new feature that will allow users to filter and block offensive words in comments of their posts
Categories: Business & Technology

Are you feeding your cat all wrong?

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 6:03pm
New research suggests the average kitty will be healthier and happier if you do this
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Tesla makes Autopilot safer, smarter with major update

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 4:55pm
Tesla's self-driving car system has been under scrutiny since its first fatal crash this year
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New tech could read books without opening them

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 4:27pm
Scientists use X-ray vision-like technology to read closed books
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Apple of my eye: Handheld device tells you if fruit is ripe

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 4:02pm
MIT researchers developed a device that can determine how ripe an apple is by measuring the glow of chlorophyll
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9/9: Wells Fargo fined over fake accounts; Man and goose forge unusual friendship

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 3:48pm
Federal authorities ordered Wells Fargo to pay $185 million in penalties for illegally creating accounts for customers without their knowledge.; A lifesaving act on an Oregon lake lead to an unlikely connection between a goose and her hero.
Categories: Business & Technology

Jeff Bezos unveils details of new Blue Origin rocket

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 3:33pm
Amazon founder says the "New Glenn" rocket his space company Blue Origin is developing will be ready for test flights by the end of the decade
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One-tenth of Earth's wilderness lost since 1990s

Mon, 09/12/2016 - 1:27pm
A new study finds less than a quarter of the world's land remains in its natural condition, and two regions have been especially hard hit
Categories: Business & Technology

How Russian hackers could disrupt the U.S. election

Sun, 09/11/2016 - 3:39pm
CBS News spoke to more than a half-dozen cybersecurity experts about what Russian hackers are capable of, as well as their motivations
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Report: Apple shifting focus of secret car project

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 9:07pm
iPhone-maker's automotive project has long been open secret in California's Silicon Valley
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Samsung urges consumers: Stop using Galaxy Note 7

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 8:49pm
World's largest smartphone maker tells users to exchange the phones as soon as possible as more reports of the phones catching fire emerge
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9/09: Wells Fargo fined over fake accounts; Man and goose forge unusual friendship

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 3:22am
Federal authorities ordered Wells Fargo to pay $185 million in penalties for illegally creating accounts for customers without their knowledge.; A lifesaving act on an Oregon lake lead to an unlikely connection between a goose and her hero.
Categories: Business & Technology

Government issues dire warning to Galaxy Note 7 owners

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 10:16pm
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is urging consumers to avoid using Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices. The warning was issued due to a fire risk linked to the battery. Don Dahler reports.
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Feds warn Samsung Galaxy Note 7 owners to not use device

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 10:04pm
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is urging consumers to avoid using Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices. The warning was issued due to a fire risk linked to the battery. Don Dahler reports.
Categories: Business & Technology

N.Y. columnist locked out of Facebook over n-word post

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 9:11pm
Social justice writer who shared nasty email he received gets locked out of social media platform
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N.Y. columnist locked out of Facebook over n-word post

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 9:04pm
Social justice writer who shared nasty email he received gets locked out of social media platform
Categories: Business & Technology

CPSC: Don't use Samsung Note 7 phones over fire risk

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 8:59pm
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission issues an urgent safety warning about exploding Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones
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