Tech

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Smartphone App Helps College Students Feel Safer On Campus

New Jersey’s Montclair State University recently started offering students the free “Guardian” app. It comes with an emergency button that triggers an alarm at the campus police station.

10/22/2014

FILE -- Participants compete behind their computers during the ethical hacking contest Insomni'hack 2014 on March 21, 2014 in Geneva. (credit: Getty Images)

New Jersey Assemblyman Hosts Summit On Cybersecurity

Assembly Republican leader Jon Bramnick invited state Homeland Security officials and business leaders, WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported.

10/20/2014

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, California.   (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Launches New Payment System ‘Apple Pay’ For iPhone 6 Users

Apple said its new system is secure because it creates one-time payment numbers for purchases, instead of using credit card numbers and security codes.

10/20/2014

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Dr. Max Gomez: Health Experts Look To Technology To Ease Ebola Concerns

With concern over Ebola and Enterovirus-68 increasing, health experts are looking for ways to prevent the infection from spreading.

10/07/2014

FILE -- A MyLink menu is displayed inside a Chevorlet Spark electric car during a press event in Las Vegas on Jan. 6, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Studies: Hands-Free Devices May Be More Distracting To Drivers

Many of these systems are so error-prone or complex that they require more concentration from drivers rather than less, according to the studies.

10/07/2014

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Teens Distracted By Smartphones May Be Putting Themselves At Risk For Serious Injuries

We have all been told about the problems of distracted teenage drivers. Now, a new report finds that phones can also lead to accidents when teens are walking.

10/01/2014

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NYC Launches Website For Tech Businesses

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the Digital.NYC website Wednesday in Brooklyn.

10/01/2014

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Seen At 11: Device Could Reprogram Your Brain To Eliminate Cravings

Imagine how easy it would be to lose weight if you never had a food craving again. That could soon be a reality, as researchers are working on a way to reprogram the brain and stop the craving.

09/29/2014

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Study: Multitasking Could Lead To Less Gray Matter

Anew study from the University of Sussex found using media devices at the same time could be changing our brains. Those who do it often were found to have less gray matter, the part of the brain that processes information.

09/25/2014

A general view of the iPhone 6. (Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images)

Apple Pulls New iOS 8 Software Update For iPhones

The iOS 8.0.1 update released Wednesday morning was intended to fix some earlier glitches in the new software for iPhones and iPads that Apple released last week.

09/24/2014

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Ridgewood High School Hands Out Chromebooks To Students

The principal at Ridgewood High School said 1,700 of the laptops are being handed out this week.

09/24/2014

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Pulse Point: New App Can Turn A Bystander Into A First Responder

Drew Basse, 57, is recovering in the hospital following a massive heart attack. He is alive and can thank a smartphone app and good Samaritan Scott Brawner for saving him.

09/23/2014

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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