Tech

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Smartphone Apps May Be Convenient, But They Can Also Be Addicting

Some apps can be lifesavers, but others can be time wasters that leave you disconnected from the world.

06/03/2014

FILE - A man takes a 'selfie' outside Rockefeller Center. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Seen At 11: Selfies For Sale, How You Can Make Quick Cash With Your Smartphone

A lot of people take selfies for fun, but now some smartphone owners are using them to earn money.

05/28/2014

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Thieves Hack iPhones, Demand Ransom To Get Them Unlocked

Thieves have now figured out a way to freeze your smartphone, demanding that you pay up to get it unlocked.

05/28/2014

Tech experts say self-driving cars are no longer a matter of if, but when. (Credit: CBS 2)

Self-Driving Cars Could Be A Part Of The Very Near Future

This is the first time that Google has designed a model on its own. For years the company has been testing its technology in Toyota made vehicles.

05/28/2014

A woman says that liposuction and stem cell therapy helped save her eyesight. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Woman Says Liposuction Saved Her Eyesight

Most people get liposuction for a skinnier figure, but one woman says it stopped her from going blind.

05/27/2014

Schools are cracking down on the Yik Yak messaging app after threats of violence in Ridgewood, N.J. (Credit: CBS 2)

School Officials Crack Down On Yik Yak Messaging App After Threat In New Jersey

Several school administrators in the Tri-State Area have decided to ban the popular app Yik Yak, after it led to threats of violence at a New Jersey high school.

05/21/2014

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De Blasio’s Internet Plan Includes Turning Pay Phones Into Wi-Fi Hot Spots

The mayor said his administration wants to make sure every neighborhood in the city is wired for high-speed broadband Internet access.

05/19/2014

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

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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

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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