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NJ Court Rules That Some Sex Offenders Will Be Exempt From GPS Monitoring

More than 100 convicted sex offenders who have served their prison sentences could be taken off GPS monitoring devices.

09/23/2014

Lines of people wait to get in the Apple store on Fifth Avenue on September 19, 2014 in New York City. (Photo credit: CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Thousands Line Up Outside Apple Stores As iPhone 6 Goes On Sale

Many would-be buyers waited in line for days, including thousands that lined up for blocks near Apple’s flagship store on Fifth Avenue.

09/19/2014

New technology could soon allow doctors to diagnose illnesses using a patient's breath. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: New Technology Uses Breath To Detect Deadly Diseases

Something as simple as your breath could be the most accurate diagnostic tool for everything from asthma to cancer.

09/15/2014

Stony Brook University campus (credit: CBS 2)

New ‘SB Guardian’ App Gives Stony Brook Students Peace Of Mind

Some Stony Brook University students looking for an added sense of security might want to turn to a new app.

09/12/2014

Jennifer Lawrence is among several celebrities whose private photos were acquired by hackers. (credit: Getty Images)

Experts: Celeb Hacking Should Have Everyone Rethinking Internet Security

Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence is among the many Hollywood A-listers demanding an investigation, wanting to know who posted nude pictures of her online.

09/01/2014

French Bulldog puppies  (file/credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Seen At 11: New Breed Of Apps Put High-Tech Pet Help At Your Fingertips

From transporting to walking to feedings, and more the latest apps put high-tech pet help right at your fingertips.

08/15/2014

Some children are using iPad apps to continue speech therapy at home. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: iPad Apps Let Children Continue Speech Therapy At Home

Perfect pronunciation can be a tough skill for children, but now they don’t have to face years of speech therapy.

08/08/2014

Experts say logging onto some Wi-Fi hotspots could leave users vulnerable to hackers. (Credit: CBS 2)

Department Of Homeland Security: Private Company That Conducts Background Checks Hacked

The FBI has launched an investigation, and a multi-agency response team is attempting to figure out the scope of the breach, DHS said.

08/06/2014

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Dislike: Some Users Experience Facebook Outage

The hugely popular social network went down for some users Friday, including CBS New York.

08/01/2014

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OKCupid Admits To Manipulating User Data, And It’s Not Alone

The dating site OKCupid this week became the latest company to admit that it has manipulated customer data to see how users of its dating service would react to one another.

07/29/2014

"The SMART Playbook" was developed by Suzanne Wind, a mother of three in Greenwich, Conn.

Connecticut Mom Develops Workbooks To Help Tech Kids Lacking Social Skills

A Greenwich mother has created a series of workbooks to help children develop social skills, believing they are becoming too wrapped up in technology and missing out on face-to-face interaction.

07/27/2014

Some banks are offering smartphone apps that allow customers to "lock" their debit cards between uses. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Smartphone Apps Serving As ‘Lock’ For Credit, Debit Cards

A growing number of banks are now offering a variety of the “credit lock” apps in an effort to combat the stealing and hacking of card numbers.

07/21/2014

Your average cellphone case isn't just used to protect your iPhone or Samsung Galaxy anymore. (Photo: CBS 2)

Latest High-Tech Trend: Do-It-All Smartphone Cases That Literally Do It All

If you need a bottle opened, or a tool to fix your bike, many people are turning to an unlikely source — their smartphone case. They are not just for cellphone protection anymore.

07/18/2014

Devices like the iSwimband can connect to smartphone apps and make it easier for parents to monitor children while they swim. (Credit: CBS 2)

Potentially Life-Saving App Gives Parents Peace Of Mind During Summer Swimming Season

Swim season is in full swing, but taking your eyes off of your children for even a second can lead to tragedy.

07/16/2014

You can turn your phone or tablet into a virtual mirror. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Shoppers Turn Phones, Tablets Into Virtual Mirrors

For a lot of people, shopping means having to make too many decisions. But not anymore.

07/14/2014