The social media app TikTok is a favorite for teens -- and a favorite target for President Donald Trump. The president has threatened to ban the platform, but the company says it's not going anywhere; CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.
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President Donald Trump Threatens To Ban TikTokThe social media app TikTok is a favorite for teens -- and a favorite target for President Donald Trump. The president has threatened to ban the platform, but the company says it's not going anywhere; CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.
#ChallengeAccepted Social Media Movement Inspires Women To Post Black & White Photos Of ThemselvesThe premise of #ChallengeAccepted is that the photos promote female empowerment and that nominating friends to take part in the campaign is a way for women to support each other. CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.
Chiropractor Offers Suggestions On How To Ease 'Work From Home' PainsIf you're like millions of Americans, you've been spending hours working at your home computer, and chances are that many of you are feeling all kinds of aches and pains. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple CEOs Testify Before House Judiciary Antitrust SubcommitteeThe CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google are having a rare turn in the congressional spotlight on Wednesday, with lawmakers posing a critical — and potentially perilous — question for the technology titans: Are you guys too powerful? Nancy Chen reports.
Tech Leaders Face Capitol Hill GrillingThe CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google's parent company Alphabet will testify before the House Judiciary Committee's anti-trust panel.
Oura CEO Harpreet Rai Discusses Working With NBA To Provide Oura Rings For PlayersThe NBA has signed a deal to provide every player with Oura Rings, wearable tech that measures temperature, heart rate and more. The organization is hoping the rings will help identify players with coronavirus symptoms. Oura CEO Harpreet Rai talked to CBS2's Steve Overmyer.
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.