Tech

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Seen At 11: Seller Beware: Some Online Electronic Trade-In Sites Don’t Deliver What They Offer

You’ve probably heard about the various websites that will give you cash for your old electronics, including cellphones– but sellers beware.

03/25/2015

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Dad: Fugitive Son Afraid His Facebook Trial Wouldn’t Be Fair

Prosecutors say Ceglia doctored a contract he signed with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in 2003 to make it seem he was part owner of the Menlo Park, California, company.

03/24/2015

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What Are Businesses Doing To Battle Security Breaches by Hackers?

It’s happened again. Another big health insurance provider said someone hacked their customer’s information.

03/22/2015

V-Go and Sabastian Quinn attend class together. (Credit: CBS2)

Teen Fighting Cancer Doesn’t Miss A Beat In Class Thanks To ‘V-Go’ The Robot

A local teenager is in the fight of his life against cancer, but thanks to a robot he’s keeping up in school.

03/20/2015

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Cyberbullying Expert: Don’t Engage Harassers, Report Them For Consequences

Actress Ashley Judd this week became the latest celebrity to fight back against cyberbullies who have threatened her with what has been summed up in hashtag form as #OnlineGenderViolence.”

03/20/2015

Screen capture of the "YoTrain" smartphone app.

MTA Awards Latest Winners Of App Development Competition

Forty-three teams from 10 countries entered the App Quest 3.0 competition. Eight were awarded prize money ranging from $5,000 to $10,000.

03/19/2015

This Lamborghini phone sells for $6,000. (credit: CBS2)

Luxury Technology Show Offers Glimpse Of High-Priced Electronics

The Luxury Technology Show is behing held at the Metropolitan Pavilion on 18th Street in Chelsea.

03/12/2015

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Facebook To Roll Out New Suicide Prevention Tool

A new Facebook feature has users hitting the “like” button. Because of online bullying and teen suicide, the social network is now using sharing to save lives.

02/26/2015

An app has been set up to create an invisible and imaginary romantic partner for users. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: No Boyfriend? No Problem, Just Build Your Own ‘Invisible’ One

Imagine the relationship of your dreams with a partner who is simply perfect, attentive and considerate, like they were made just for you.

02/24/2015

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Facebook Allows Users To Set Up ‘Legacy Contacts’ For After They Die

Facebook has launched a measure to make it easier to plan for your online afterlife.

02/12/2015

Carrie Medina says a police officer in Portland, Ore., took her cellphone after she recorded video of an arrest. (credit: Carrie Medina/CBS2)

Oregon Woman Files Lawsuit Over Right To Record Video Of Police

Medina, who describes herself as a citizen journalist, began broadcasting the images live to the Web from her phone for four minutes, until a police officer came over.

02/12/2015

A new study warns that dating apps could be vulnerable to hackers. (Credit: CBS2)

Security Study: Dating Apps Could Leave Users Vulnerable To Hackers

Daters need to worry about more than just finding a normal person. Hackers could be getting a hold of their personal information.

02/11/2015

The police icon notifying drivers of nearby police officers on the Waze app. (Credit: CBS2)

Expert: Police May Have To Get Used To Apps Like Waze With Cop-Trackers

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Law enforcement groups have been saying that a police tracking feature on the traffic app Waze puts officers in danger – but an expert said demanding that Google do away with […]

02/11/2015

Experts say logging onto some Wi-Fi hotspots could leave users vulnerable to hackers. (Credit: CBS 2)

Non-Profit, Jersey On, Offering Free Wi-Fi Hotspots To Newark Students

The offer comes after Jersey On founder Josh Gottheimer said the non-profit linked up with the city.

01/30/2015

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Seen At 11: Cornell Grad Students Working On App To Protect Texters From Themselves

Humans may have mastered the art of walking and chewing gum, but not necessarily the art of walking and texting.

01/29/2015