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Blumenthal: Time For Computers On Senate Floor

Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal is among those fighting for a technological update.


Phone scammers are wiping out computers and demanding ransom, police say. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Phone Scammers Can Wipe Out Computer, Steal Personal Information

Police are warning about a new phone scam that can wipe out everything on your computer and steal all of your information.


All Electronics must be recycled in New York State beginning in 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

Electronics Must Be Recycled Effective Jan. 1, 2015 Under NYS Law

As the dawn of 2015 arrives, New York state residents are reminded that new rules will be enacted for the disposing of electronics.


Students use computers in a classroom. (credit: CBS2)

Audit: NYC School Computers Going Unused Or Missing

More than 1,800 computers and nearly 400 laptops and tablets are missing or unused at New York City schools, according to a new audit by the city comptroller.


Surveillance images of a suspect police believe stole computers and electronics from Kickstarter headquarters in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Burglar Stole Computers, iPhone From Kickstarter HQ In Greenpoint

Police on Friday were searching for a burglar who stole computers and other electronics from the Kickstarter Company in Brooklyn.


Police said 22 computers were stolen from South Grove Elementary School in Syosset, Long Island. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

22 Computers Stolen From School In Syosset, Long Island

Someone broke into a Long Island school and stole a number of computers this week, police said.


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Should You E-File Or See A Tax Specialist For Your Returns?

When it comes to figuring your taxes, should you rely on software or turn to a pro?


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5 Best Tech Gadgets For Back-To-School

Just a few weeks to go before school stars, and that means getting all the supplies for the year — which nowadays means must-have tech gadgets. David Gregg, Senior Editor of, visited The Couch with some of the hottest items on the market.


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Sree Tips: Keeping Your Smartphone Battery Going

Smartphones have gotten so much smarter these days, with all kinds of cool new features. They are really mini computers. But the battery life continues to be awful.


Apple's iPhone 5. (Photo: Apple)

Future Smartphone Technology Will Make Today’s Siri Look Simple

Smartphones have come a long way in a short time, but experts say you haven’t seen anything yet.


Zachary Parker leaves the courthouse - Mineola, NY - Mar 2, 2012 (credit: Mona Rivera / 1010 WINS)

Man At Center Of Nassau P.D. Corruption Case Makes Court Appearance

A day after three former high ranking Nassau County police members were charged with covering up a crime, the young man in the middle of the probe was in court.


The British Monarchy Facebook page is seen on a computer - Nov 9, 2010 - Photo: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Social Media Popularity Leads To School Policy Rethink

Westport superintendent of schools Dr. Elliott Landon says social media can be a valuable thing.


In this undated photo provided by the journal Pediatrics, a 12 year-old boy is pictured using a laptop on balanced on his bare legs. According to recent medical reports, exposing skin to the high temperatures created by laptops can lead to "toasted skin syndrome," an unusual-looking mottled skin condition caused by long-term heat exposure. (AP Photo/HO via Quincy Hearld-Whig)

‘Toasted Skin Syndrome’ Warning For Laptop Users

Have you ever worked on your laptop computer with it sitting on your lap, heating up your legs? If so, you might want to rethink that habit.

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Burglars broke into P.S. 35 in the Bronx to steal electronics. (credit: CBS 2)

Thieves Target Elementary School In The Bronx

Burglars targeted a Bronx elementary school and cleaned out the media room.