As the school year comes to a close, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has convened a committee with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to reimagine education for students when school goes back in session in the fall. CBS2's Hazel Sanchez spoke to educators about their expectations toward what that will look like.
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Reimagining Education: What Will Tech's Role Be In The Classroom After COVID-19?As the school year comes to a close, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has convened a committee with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to reimagine education for students when school goes back in session in the fall. CBS2's Hazel Sanchez spoke to educators about their expectations toward what that will look like.
How To Digitally Detox While Stuck At Home Amid The Coronavirus PandemicHome, work, rest and play are all wrapped up in the same space right now, and most of that time is spent looking at a screen. CBS2's Natalie Duddridge went searching for some tips to deal with technology fatigue.
Virtual Easter Takes Place All Over Tri-State AreaWith houses of worship closed everywhere due to the coronavirus outbreak, many parishioners took to the internet to celebrate Easter. CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports
Coronavirus Update: Your Trip Canceled? Virtual Vacation Is An OptionFor many students and teachers, this week would be spring break, but as the quarantine continues, trips have been canceled and kids remain cooped up inside. But some parents are still finding a way to getaway online; CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Coronavirus: Parents Frustrated As NYC Department Of Education Bans Use Of ZoomSecurity and privacy concerns have prompted the New York City Department of Education to ban the use of Zoom; CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports.
It Was A Virtual Palm Sunday For ManyCardinal Dolan held Palm Sunday mass on Sunday inside an empty St. Patrick's Cathedral as many parishioners watched online. It was yet another reality of the coronavirus outbreak. CBS2's Tara Jakeway reports
Coronavirus Update: NYC's Department Of Education Wants Schools To Stop Using Zoom Video Conferencing ServiceZoom began offering its premium video conferencing service to schools for free during the coronavirus pandemic, but hackers have been disrupting meetings.
Zoom Bombers Disrupt Meetings, CallsThe video conference app Zoom has risen to popularity during the coronavirus pandemic, but there are concerns about hackers hijacking calls; CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
Living Virtually Taxing Your Internet?Living in a virtual world is helping so many of us stay connected, entertained and active during this new norm of social distancing. However, the demand for online services could be slowing down your internet, CBS2's Cory James reports.
Students, Parents Getting Some Help From Online TutorsWith the closure of schools all across the tri-state area, some children are having a tough time adapting to the new reality of remote learning. CBS2's Hazel Sanchez looks at some online resources for students and their parents.
Long Island Woman Does Video Diary Chronicling Coronavirus RecoveryOne of the first people to test positive for the virus on Long Island has been using technology to update the community on her recovery. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff spoke to her recently.
Coronavirus Update: Distance Learning Virtual Classrooms Restart First Day Of SchoolTeachers around the New York school system began teaching classes through remote learning on Monday. CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
Coronavirus Pandemic Causing Digital Traffic Jam Across InternetWith the global COVID-19 pandemic forcing people to do almost everything from home, internet capacity is being pushed to new limits. CBS2 producer Nico Dubina reports.
Apple To Close All Stores Outside China For 2 WeeksThe company had previously shut its 42 stores in China at the height of the outbreak. Those stores have since reopened, and will be the only ones open in the world. CBS2's Maurice DuBois reports.
New Scam Targets Amazon Prime UsersPolice are saying it has been difficult to track down and arrest these scammers since most of the time they are international. CBSN New York's John Dias reports.
Charity Team? NY Mets Fans Using Venmo To Donate For Improved RosterSome New York Mets fans are using a new strategy to try to get General Manager Brodie Van Wagenen to spend some cash on new players. CBSN New York's Dana Tyler reports.
What's He Really Saying? Mayor De Blasio Now Using App To Encrypt His Messages To City OfficialsNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has found a new way to communicate, but it is also raising legal and ethical questions. CBS2's Political Reporter Marcia Kramer has more on the encrypted messages.
Sen. Schumer Warns TSA Still Using Vulnerable TikTok AppSen. Charles Schumer warned on Sunday that the Transportation Security Agency continued to use the China-owner TikTop app, a platform the agency denies using.
Company Behind HQ Trivia App Lays Off Workers And DissolvesThe once-popular mobile quiz app officially shut down Friday, laying off 25 employees. After launching in 2017, the game attracted millions of players from across the world - who could win cash prizes by answering trivia questions. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports.
New Technology Reveals Fingerprints Previously Impossible To DetectWestchester Police unveiled a new fingerprint device called vacuum metal disposition technology that allows detectives to lift fingerprints from items that produced either little or no evidence in the past. CBS2's Chris Wragge. .
VR Technology Coming To Air Of Aging Military VeteransWith many U.S. veterans in their 80s and 90s, virtual reality is helping many of them participate in memorials honoring those who served. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Greenwich Locksmiths: Trusted Gatekeeper Works In Manhattan's Smallest BuildingOwner Philip Mortillaro has turned down big offers for his little shop's spot in Lower Manhattan.
Uber Launches Feature For LIRR Passengers To Schedule RideThe “Make My Train” feature in the latest version of the app lets riders pick a station they need to get to and what train they’d like to board. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports.
Consumer Alert: Phone Scammers Relentlessly Targeting PSEG Long Island CustomersPSEG Long Island said it has been seeing a 50% jump in phony solicitations. CBS2’s Nick Caloway has more on how you can avoid becoming a victim.