What age is right to give your child a smart phone? That's a question being hotly debated by parents all over the country; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
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Parents Pledging To Wait Until 8th Grade to Give Child A Smart PhoneWhat age is right to give your child a smart phone? That's a question being hotly debated by parents all over the country; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Man's Family Threatened By Bloody Phone ScamCBS2's Reena Roy has the latest on a terrifying phone scam that threatened to kill a Brooklyn man and his family.
Sexting Scam Targeting MenCBS2's Jessica Layton has the latest on a new sexting scam that's targeting men and their private information.
FCC Again Cracking Down On RobocallsCBS' Lisa Mateo has the latest on the new FCC rules to protect Americans from robocalls.
NYC Bill Could Outlaw Selling Cellphone Customer Location DataA New York City bill could make it illegal for cellphone companies and apps to sell customer location data to marketers.
Phone Scammers Posing As Law EnforcementCBS2's Meg Baker has the latest on the new phone scam targeting victims by posing as the police.
Major Changes Coming To InstagramCBSN New York's Alice Gainer talks to Dana Tyler about some of the other changes social media giant Instagram is considering, including how to prevent interference in the 2020 election.
Government Begins Robocall CrackdownCBS2's Valerie Castro has the latest on the robocall crackdown as the government looks to fine companies making the scam calls.
Sen. Schumer Details Plan To Stop RobocallsPutting an end to the plague of robocalls once and for all, Sen. Charles Schumer details a plan to stop them before the phone rings; CBS2 political reporter Marcia Kramer has more.
Fighting Back Against Robocall ScammersWe've all gotten those annoying robocalls, and nearly half of them are scams. But people are starting to fight back against those fraudsters. Anna Werner reports.
Frontier Communications Offering $1,000 To Use Only Flip-Phone For A WeekInternet service provider Frontier Communications just launched its flip phone challenge. All you have to do is explain, in 100 to 200 words, why you’re the perfect person for the social experiment. WLNY's Valerie Castro reports.
First Responders At Growing Risk From Distracted DriversCBS' Kris Van Cleave has the latest on the growing number of distracted driving putting first responders at great risk on the roads.
Teens Turn To Burner Phones To Avoid ParentsCBS2's Hazel Sanchez has the latest on how teens are reportedly using more burner phones to avoid their parent's discipline.
FCC Pushes For Robocall BlockingCBS2's Tony Aiello has the latest on the FCC's new push to pressure phone companies to block robocalls.
Anti-Trust Lawsuit Against Apple Can Move ForwardThe Supreme Court is allowing consumers to move forward with anti-trust lawsuit against Apple over the sale of iPhone apps. The suit maintains Apple unfairly monopolizes the market to set prices.
Nassau County Turns To Apps Which Fixing Troublesome RoadsNassau County has a plan to download drivers’ complaints, offering a new timetable website for a fix. CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Do You Know What Your Children Are Doing Online?Most teenagers have a smartphone, and many of them are finding their way onto the "dark web" through secret apps. CBS2's Cindy Hsu is joined by cyber expert Lisa Good.
Sen. Menendez Adds Support To Robocall BillCBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas has the latest on growing support for the "Traced Act" which would crack down on robocalls.
Officials Cracking Down On Record Number Of RobocallsNew Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez is taking aim at annoying robocalls that plague an increasing number of Americans. CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
Congress Takes Aim At Robocalls AgainCBS2's Jessica Layton has the latest on the fight to end robocalls as the annoying scam calls reach a new record in March.
Man Credits Citizen App For Alerting To Him Fire In His BuildingA local student escaped a fire in his own building, and he says he has an app to thank. CBSN New York's Jessica Moore reports.
Experts: Insurance Carriers Watch What's Posted OnlineWhat insurance policy holders do in their daily lives may not be so private. If you're posting any information publicly online, your insurance company could be using it to determine your coverage. CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports
Avoiding The Endless Wave Of RobocallsCBS2's Valerie Castro shares tips from experts on how stop receiving an endless amount of robocalls.
MTA To Test New Payment SystemThe MTA will start testing the OMNY payment system, aimed at replacing the MetroCard.
Apple Watch Glitch Triggers S.O.S. CallsCBS2's Natalie Duddridge has the latest on a glitch in the Apple Watch that may signal emergency crews without the wearer asking for them.
FaceTime Bug In Apple DevicesA bug in Apple's FaceTime software apparently lets users listen in on people they are calling and even see through their cameras without them picking up the call.
iPhone FaceTime Bug Lets Callers Eavesdrop On OthersA newly uncovered quirk allows users to listen in on people they are calling or even see them through their phone's cameras without them picking up the call. CBS2's Cindy Hsu reports.
Chinese Tech Giant Huawei Denies Stealing Trade SecretsChinese tech giant Huawei issued a statement overnight denying charges of stealing trade secrets, breaking confidentiality agreements and violating sanctions against Iran. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports.
Password Weakness Opens Security Systems Up To Hacker AbuseHome security systems are supposed to make people feel safe, but when hackers took control of one family’s system, they felt anything but. CBS2's Anna Werner reports.