Verizon is parting ways with Tumblr, the social media site it acquired through its 2017 purchase of Yahoo which bought the site back in 2013 for more than a $1 billion.
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Verizon Selling Tumblr To Owner Of WordPress At Discount PriceVerizon is parting ways with Tumblr, the social media site it acquired through its 2017 purchase of Yahoo which bought the site back in 2013 for more than a $1 billion.
Unopened Nintendo Game From 1987 Sells For $9,000Scott Amos found a copy of "Kid Icarus," released by Nintendo in 1987, in the attic of his childhood home in Reno, Nevada. CBS2's Mary Calvi reports.
Capital One Data BreachIf you have a Capital One credit card or have applied for one, your personal data may be compromised. The company says a Seattle woman stole the data of 100 million people in the United States. Lisa Mateo reports.
FTC Fines Facebook $5 Billion, Orders Changes On Privacy ProtectionsFederal regulators have fined Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations and are instituting new oversight and restrictions on its business. But they are only holding CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally responsible in a limited fashion. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports.
Quest Diagnostics Data BreachCBS2's Natalie Duddridge has the latest on the possible data breach affecting millions of patients who used Quest Diagnostics.
MTA Rolls Out OMNY Payment SystemCBS2's Natalie Duddridge has the latest on the newest way to pay in the MTA subway system.
Video Game Addiction A Growing ConcernCBS2's Jennifer McLogan has the latest on the dangers of video game addiction and what's being done to avoid it.
Woman Who Grew Up In Foster Care Creates Website To Help Others Like Her In The SystemIt can be hard growing up in foster care, but one woman used her experience to voluntarily created a new city-run website full of resources. CBS2’s Dick Brennan reports.
How Celeb Faces Help NYPD's Facial Recognition TechnologyCBS2's Alice Gainer has the latest on how celebrity faces play a role in the NYPD's facial recognition technology.
NYPD Use Of Celebrity Lookalike Photos In Facial Recognition CriticizedThe NYPD is facing criticism over its use of celebrity photos in facial recognition practices. A report shows police have used photos of Hollywood stars and even a Knicks player to help track suspects. CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
Experts Say Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition Not Forgetting Personal Information It HearsChild safety advocates are demanding the federal government investigate Amazon's popular Echo Dot Kids Edition, saying it violates children's privacy law and is putting kids at risk. CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.
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.
Ending The Package Pile-UpCBS2's Dick Brennan has the latest on new technology aimed at ending the pile up of packages at residences.
New Cars On Display At International Auto ShowCBS2's Steve Overmyer takes a look at the new cars on display this year at the International Auto Show.
Can Video Game Technology Help Rebuild Notre Dame?CBS' Jericka Duncan has the latest on the technology that may help to rebuild the cathedral of Notre Dame.
Virtual Reality Tech Making Surgery SaferCBS2's Dr. Max Gomez has the latest on a new virtual reality system that's helping to improve surgery training.
NYC's Blunder Shuts Down Wireless SystemCBS2's Dick Brennan has the latest on the City Hall blunder that shut down New York's wireless network.
App Alerts Man To Fire In His BuildingCBS2's Jessica Moore has the latest on a man that was saved by an app that told him a fire broke out in his apartment building.
GPS Making Navigating A Hospital EasierCBS2's Dr. Max Gomez has the latest on new GPS technology that's making visiting patients in the hospital much easier.
Future Of Food Safety In Palm Of User’s HandThe future of food safety technology may be in your phone as artificial intelligence may soon detect if food or alcohol is bad or even dangerous. CBS2’s Nikki Battiste reports.
Police: Live Streaming Camera Helps Catch BurglarA Long Island family is thankful for technology, after the use of a app-based live streaming camera helped catch someone trying to break into their home recently. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports
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.
NYPD Using Virtual Reality To Help Community RelationsCBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas has the latest on the NYPD's virtual reality technology being uses to help improve community relations.
Expect 5G Wireless Service To Be The Talk OF CES 2019The Consumer Electronics Show officially starts Tuesday in Las Vegas, pitting the biggest tech company's latest gadgets on display. CBS2's Kara Tsuboi reports.
Consumer Electronics Show Set To Kick OffFinal preparations are underway for the giant Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Innovations on display will include robots that keep you company, faster Internet on phones and more products using voice control.
Eye On Cyber: Security Tips For Using Airplane Wi-FiSecurity experts are warning that airplane wifi has weak security and travelers need to take extra security precautions when surfing the internet in flight. CBS2's Siobhan Gorman reports.