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Water conservation that stresses money saving

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 10:23pm
Some utilities are using sophisticated systems to monitor water usage and persuade consumers to use less water
Categories: Business & Technology

Scientists develop safe way to contain GMOs

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 9:03pm
The new approach disables modified organisms from contaminating the environment and could one day be applied to GMO crops
Categories: Business & Technology

Twitter trolls New England Patriots with #DeflateGate tweets

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 8:41pm
Users take to Twitter after news of a report Tuesday night claiming the NFL found 11 of 12 balls were under-inflated.
Categories: Business & Technology

​Overstock to launch streaming, on demand video

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 8:16pm
The online retailer announced its plans to take on Amazon in the instant video market starting in the middle of this year
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25 worst passwords of 2014: Is yours on the list?

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 6:59pm
An annual look at the most popular, least secure passwords people used last year
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Can Microsoft score a win with Windows 10?

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 5:15pm
The challenge for the long-time desktop power is to woo users across all platforms
Categories: Business & Technology

The case of Greenland's disappearing lakes

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 4:42pm
Scientists are investigating what has caused lakes beneath the Greenland ice sheet to empty completely in a matter of weeks
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Viacom, ESPN fined $1.4m for emergency alert in ads

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 4:11pm
The FCC says the companies broke the law by broadcasting a movie trailer that used Emergency Alert System warning sounds
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Tech headlines: Laptop revolution and Microsoft's Hail Mary

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 3:07pm
After a series of sneak peeks, Microsoft is finally showing off its new Windows 10. Experts say it's Microsoft's last chance to prove Windows is still relevant. And we look at the desktop inside of a laptop. CNET senior editor Jeff Bakalar has a preview for CBSN.
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Rare "living fossil" shark caught in Australia

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 2:47pm
The 300-toothed frilled shark is one of the most primitive sharks on Earth, dating back 80 million years
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Microsoft to unveil Windows 10 details

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 12:37pm
The company will show off more features of its upcoming Windows operating system at an event Wednesday
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Atlas 5 rocket boosts Navy satellite into space

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 12:45am
United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket boosted a Navy satellite that will serve as a "cell phone tower in space"
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Kelly twins' year-long mission apart key to Mars trip

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 11:16pm
Astronaut Scott Kelley spoke to CBS news about his plan to spend a year in space aboard the International Space Station while his twin brother Mark stays on earth. As Don Dahler reports, the mission could provide crucial data needed in setting up a trip to Mars.
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SpaceX gets boost from Google, Fidelity

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 10:49pm
Space exploration company raises $1 billion in new funding, including money from the Internet and financial giants
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​New tech may reveal secrets in 2,000-year-old scrolls

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 9:41pm
Hundreds of ancient papyrus scrolls that were buried after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius could finally be read
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Woman settles with Justice Department over phony Facebook page

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 8:52pm
The woman was awarded $134,000 after it was revealed DEA agents had taken photos and other data from her cellphone to set up the fake page to lure would-be criminals
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Police radars see through walls, raise privacy issues

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 8:08pm
Police are reportedly using a device allows them to detect the presence of people inside buildings without having to enter
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13 year old's Lego Braille printer now a company

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 8:06pm
The teen is too young to be the legal CEO of his own firm, Braigo, which has received funding from Intel Capital
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​See 100 mini robots dancing in unison

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 6:18pm
A must-see performance in Japan featured 100 small humanoid robots doing a synchronized dance routine
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Watch 100 mini robots perform a synchronized dance

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 3:44pm
Japanese scientist Tomotaka Takahashi programmed 100 miniature Robi robots to dance in sync. The robots are about one foot tall and weigh just over two pounds.
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