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Ask Asa: ‘Do Not Track’ List

By now most of us have marveled at the computers ability to track what we search for online. Text messages seem to appear from nowhere after we download an app, and the GPS never fails to point out that donut shop around the corner.

03/26/2012

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Ask Asa: Facial Recognition Technology

Some people are calling the technology invasive and watchdogs are fearful that it may be a step in the wrong direction.

03/19/2012

New apps are making life easier for holiday shoppers.(Credit:CBS2)

Tis The Season To Be Mobile, Smartphones And Tablets Make Shopping A Breeze

The clock is ticking if you still have holiday shopping left to do. New apps can help you get your shopping done on time.

12/11/2011

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Google Heavily Criticized For Its ‘Is My Son Gay?’ App For Android

It’s true, there’s an app for even that. A new smart phone program promises to help parents determine their son’s sexuality in a modified version of “20 questions.”

09/27/2011

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Need Parenting Tips? There’s An App For That…

Parenting just got a whole lot easier with a little help from iTunes. We’re used to parenting books as a source of help when raising our kids, but now there’s a parenting app for your phone.

02/10/2011

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Best BlackBerry Apps For New Yorkers

You know what they say: Don’t come between a New Yorker and his BlackBerry. Here are our picks for the best NYC BlackBerry apps.

CBS New York–01/03/2011

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Report: 10 Facebook Apps Transmitted Personal Info

10 popular Facebook applications have been transmitting users’ personal identifying information to dozens of advertising and Internet tracking companies.

10/18/2010

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