Tech

Woman sends text message (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Seen At 11: When Does Chatting Become Cheating?

A disturbing trend is destroying marriages and ruining families. Experts say it starts as an innocent conversation, but evolves into a deep bond.

05/18/2014

Virtual Classroom

High-Tech Learning Hits N.J. High School In Form Of ‘Virtual Classrooms’

Students at one New Jersey high school are learning chemistry in a whole new way.

05/16/2014

Texting 911 (credit: CBS 2)

911 Text Technology Coming By Year’s End Under Federal Statute

The text 911 technology rolled out Thursday in several upstate New York counties and will soon arrive closer to home.

05/15/2014

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New ‘E-Tags’ Could Mean Less Time On Line At The Airport

A new way to check bags could reduce the amount of time that you spend on line at the airport.

05/12/2014

Sal Mazzaro shows off his utility bill - Lynbrook, NY - Jul 7, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

CL&P Customers Could See Rate Hike As Infrastructure Project Continues

CL&P has not had a rate hike in four years. The utility is asking for $231.5 million.

05/12/2014

Metro-North employees work to repair a signal switching house in Cos Cob, Conn., following a fire there on May 10, 2014. (credit: Patrick Cashin/MTA)

Switching House Fire Expected To Cause Delays On Metro-North New Haven Line ‘For Weeks’

Along a nine-mile stretch between Port Chester and Stamford, the system has gone from three rush hour direction tracks to two.

05/12/2014

Artist's rendering of future Tappan Zee Bridge replacement (credit: NewNYBridge.com)

Stories From Main Street: Teaching Students About New Tappan Zee Bridge

New NY Bridge spokesman Brian Conybeare has been touring schools across the Hudson Valley to talk about the project. A recent presentation was recently held at Ossining High School.

05/12/2014

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 06: A general view of atmosphere at TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2014 - Day 2 on May 6, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for TechCrunch)

TechCrunch Disrupt Recap Day 3

What do Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer and Nasty Gal’s Sophia Amoruso have in common? They’re both leaders who aren’t afraid to take risks and learn from their mistakes.

05/08/2014

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 05: TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2014 - Day 1 on May 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for TechCrunch)

Let The Games Begin: TechCrunch Disrupt Takes Over NYC

TechCrunch Disrupt officially kicked off Monday at the Manhattan Center, with hundreds of start-ups presenting their ideas and technologies to some of the best in the business.

05/06/2014

A woman gets a mammogram (file/credit: D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images)

Changes To Mammogram Reports In New Jersey Take Effect

Dr. Nancy Cappello launched the Are You Dense campaign after getting a clean mammogram but later learning she had cancer.

05/01/2014

FILE - Students in a classroom (credit: CBS 2)

IBM To Launch Tech Academy In Norwalk This Fall

A new six-year program is opening up to high school freshmen in Norwalk. This fall, 100 students will be selected as the inaugural class.

05/01/2014

The SkineePix apps makes users appear 5 to 15 pounds thinner than they are. (credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: ‘New You’ Apps Make Prettier Selfies

A handful of new smartphone apps are allowing people to appear prettier, younger, even thinner in photos.

04/30/2014

Researchers have used stem cells from pigs to rebuild functional human muscle. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Scientists Use Stem Cells To Grow Functional Human Muscle

Growing new muscle could be a huge boon to thousands of soldiers wounded in IED attacks. It could also help accident and trauma victims as well as those injured in sports.

04/30/2014

Credit-card machine (file/credit: Behrouz Mehri/AFP/Getty Images)

Manhattan DA: Hale & Hearty Soup Worker Used Job To Aid Identity Theft, Fraud Ring

Eleven defendants were indicted by the Manhattan District Attorney’s office and arraigned in State Supreme Court later Wednesday on identity theft, fraud, grand larceny and forgery charges.

04/30/2014

A man uses a ticket machine at a Long Island Rail Road station. (credit: CBS 2)

MTA Board Expected To Approve Ticketing App For Metro-North, LIRR Customers

After nearly two centuries of using paper tickets, the commuter lines are going high tech.

04/29/2014