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This Year’s Coolest Back-to-School Gear

Kids want the coolest gear for going back to school. Here’s what should be making it into shopping carts this summer.

06/12/2011

A Hudson-Bergen Light Rail train is seen at the Port Imperial station - Weehawken, NJ - Sep 25, 2009 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

New Jersey Transit Announces New Mobile Communication Initiatives

New Jersey Transit passengers can now send text messages to alert authorities about suspicious activity and get schedule information on their phones.

06/08/2011

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DUMBO Wi-Fi, Free Wireless Internet Access, Unveiled In Brooklyn

A new Wi-Fi network is being unveiled in Brooklyn. It’s designed to provide free wireless access to the Internet between the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges. It’s named Dumbo Wi-Fi, reflecting the name of the neighborhood.

06/02/2011

Digital Kids' Books

Acclaimed Author Bringing Children’s Books Into Digital Age

Renowned children’s book author Sandra Boynton has gone digital. She sits down with CBS 2’s Cindy Hsu to talk about how she brought her prized works to the new era of storytelling.

05/01/2011

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The New York Times Begins Charging For Digital Access

The third-largest U.S. newspaper is charging $15 every four weeks, or $195 a year, to read more than 20 articles a month on its website.

03/28/2011

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Have Sins To Confess? There’s An App For That!

It’s password protected and church approved. Patrick Leinen, the developer of Confession: A Roman Catholic App, says that, while it doesn’t take the place of visiting a confessional, the app is meant to help Catholics through the process.

02/09/2011

This is a screenshot of the Monterey Submarine Canyon for the iPad. (Credit: Earth Observer)

New App Allows Users To View The Sea Floor

There’s an app for that. That phrase now holds true for 20,000 leagues under the sea.

01/29/2011

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Phone Swipes To Speed Starbucks Lines?

In an effort to placate cranky New Yorkers, Starbucks customers with certain BlackBerrys, iPhones and the iPod touch can now swipe them for speedy payment.

01/19/2011

A customer uses an iPad at the Apple Store on 5th Avenue - New York, NY - Apr 3, 2010 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

2 Charged With Stealing iPad Users’ Information

Two hackers who were engaged in a game of “malicious one-upsmanship” stole the e-mail addresses of more than 100,000 Apple iPad users, including those of politicians and famous media personalities, federal prosecutors said.

01/18/2011

Apple CEO Steve Jobs presents the iPhone 4 at the 2010 Apple World Wide Developers Conference - San Francisco, CA - Jun 7, 2010 - Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Apple CEO Steve Jobs Taking Leave Of Absence

Apple founder and CEO Steve Jobs sent a note Monday to employees saying he’s taking a medical leave of absence so he can focus on his health.

01/17/2011

Elena Kagan

Kagan Says ‘Steep Learning Curve’ On Supreme Court

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan says she is facing a “steep learning curve” in her first months on the bench as she is drafting her first opinions and trying to acclimate to life as a judge.

12/13/2010

The all-in-one Xbox 360 4GB Console with Kinect includes the new Xbox 360 4GB console, Kinect sensor and "Kinect Adventures" priced at $299.99 ERP (U.S.).  (PRNewsFoto/Microsoft Corp.)

2010 Holiday Shopping Guide: High Tech Gifts

There are so many tech toys out there, and there’s so little time to figure out what’s hot and what’s not. We’ve done the legwork for you, so here is your holiday tech gift guide.

12/03/2010

A customer uses an iPad at the Apple Store on 5th Avenue - New York, NY - Apr 3, 2010 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Verizon To Join AT&T In Selling Apple’s iPad

In a sign of warming relations between the two companies, Verizon Wireless is going to start selling Apple Inc.’s iPad at the end of this month, the companies said Thursday.

10/14/2010

A customer uses an iPad at the Apple Store on 5th Avenue - New York, NY - Apr 3, 2010 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Wal-Mart Stores To Start Selling Apple’s IPad

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it will start selling Apple Inc.’s iPad tablet computer in some stores by Friday and in a majority of locations by the height of the holiday shopping season.

10/12/2010

A customer uses an iPad at the Apple Store on 5th Avenue - New York, NY - Apr 3, 2010 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Pilot Program Gives New Jersey Students iPads

When classes started Tuesday in one North Jersey school, some of the students were the envy of the campus.

09/08/2010

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