Tech

This Lamborghini phone sells for $6,000. (credit: CBS2)

Luxury Technology Show Offers Glimpse Of High-Priced Electronics

The Luxury Technology Show is behing held at the Metropolitan Pavilion on 18th Street in Chelsea.

03/12/2015

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Facebook To Roll Out New Suicide Prevention Tool

A new Facebook feature has users hitting the “like” button. Because of online bullying and teen suicide, the social network is now using sharing to save lives.

02/26/2015

An app has been set up to create an invisible and imaginary romantic partner for users. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: No Boyfriend? No Problem, Just Build Your Own ‘Invisible’ One

Imagine the relationship of your dreams with a partner who is simply perfect, attentive and considerate, like they were made just for you.

02/24/2015

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Facebook Allows Users To Set Up ‘Legacy Contacts’ For After They Die

Facebook has launched a measure to make it easier to plan for your online afterlife.

02/12/2015

Carrie Medina says a police officer in Portland, Ore., took her cellphone after she recorded video of an arrest. (credit: Carrie Medina/CBS2)

Oregon Woman Files Lawsuit Over Right To Record Video Of Police

Medina, who describes herself as a citizen journalist, began broadcasting the images live to the Web from her phone for four minutes, until a police officer came over.

02/12/2015

A new study warns that dating apps could be vulnerable to hackers. (Credit: CBS2)

Security Study: Dating Apps Could Leave Users Vulnerable To Hackers

Daters need to worry about more than just finding a normal person. Hackers could be getting a hold of their personal information.

02/11/2015

The police icon notifying drivers of nearby police officers on the Waze app. (Credit: CBS2)

Expert: Police May Have To Get Used To Apps Like Waze With Cop-Trackers

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Law enforcement groups have been saying that a police tracking feature on the traffic app Waze puts officers in danger – but an expert said demanding that Google do away with […]

02/11/2015

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

Non-Profit, Jersey On, Offering Free Wi-Fi Hotspots To Newark Students

The offer comes after Jersey On founder Josh Gottheimer said the non-profit linked up with the city.

01/30/2015

Texting while walking

Seen At 11: Cornell Grad Students Working On App To Protect Texters From Themselves

Humans may have mastered the art of walking and chewing gum, but not necessarily the art of walking and texting.

01/29/2015

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Seen At 11: Hackers Expected To Take Attacks On Financial Institutions To Next Level, Experts Say

It’s a new year and with it are predictions that cyber criminals will strike deeper into the heart of everything we do.

01/16/2015

Tweets issued during a hack of the UPI Twitter account on Friday, Jan. 16. (Credit: Twitter, via CBS News)

Hackers Target New York Post, UPI Twitter Accounts

Some Twitter accounts for the New York Post and UPI, as well as the news agency’s website, were briefly hacked Friday.

01/16/2015

FILE - A checkout keypad is seen at a Sears store. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Schneiderman Proposes Tougher Data Security Law

New York’s data security law is weak and should be overhauled to require businesses to protect the personal information of consumers and employees, the state’s top law enforcement official said Thursday.

01/15/2015

A demonstration of a bracelet loaded with pepper spray that can be used in self-defense. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: New Devices Can Offer Personal Protection On The Go

A bracelet loaded with pepper spray is a fashion accessory that can come in handy during a life threatening emergency.

01/14/2015

A boy in Utah helped cops track down a car thief using his mother's phone. (Credit:CBS2)

Quick Thinking Toddler Uses Phone To Thwart Car Theft, Kidnapping

A boy was kidnapped when his mother left her car running, but what the boy did next has turned into a teachable moment.

01/14/2015

Supporters of Ross William Ulbricht, the alleged creator and operator of the Silk Road underground market, stand in front of a Manhattan federal courthouse on the first day of jury selection for his trial on Jan. 13, 2015.  (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Defense Lawyer: Silk Road Creator Is Not A Drug Dealer

Prosecutor Timothy Howard, however, told jurors that the Silk Road website was an online shopping paradise for the sale of dangerous illegal drugs, and that Ulbricht was the kingpin of the digital criminal enterprise.

01/13/2015