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Virtual Reality Program Simulates Being Caught In Rip CurrentCBS2's Dick Brennan explains why Long Islanders are swapping sunglasses for virtual reality headsets.
Rip Current Simulator Could Help Save LivesVirtual reality could help save real lives on the beach. CBSN New York's John Dias explains from Long Island.
Track Assembled For The 2019 New York City E-Prix RaceThe New York race in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn happens July 13 and 14, part of the fifth season for the single-seat racing series. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports.
Instagram Takes Steps To Combat CyberbullyingOne feature will rely on artificial intelligence that notifies people when their comment may be considered offensive before it is posted. 
NYPD Drones Will Help Protect July 4th CelebrationCBS2's Ali Bauman has the latest on the NYPD's newest tool being used on the Fourth of July.
NYPD To Use Drones During July 4th CelebrationCBS2's Ali Bauman has the latest on the NYPD's newest tool being used on the Fourth of July.
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.
Sen. Chuck Schumer Talks About Efforts To Curb RobocallsSen. Chuck Schumer talks on legislative efforts to reduce and stop robocalls during a news conference at Hugh A. Doyle Sr Citizens Center in New Rochelle, N.Y.
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Coding School Won't Get Paid Until Students DoCBS2's Dick Brennan has the latest on a coding program that will only collect tuition from their students after they get a job.
Data Breach Steals License Plates, Traveler's PicturesThe Department of Customs and Border Protection says a data breach stole pictures of travelers and license plates was exposed to hackers.
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.
Apple Watch Saves Boy From Heart ConditionCBS2's Dr. Max Gomez has the latest on how an Apple watch helped to save a young boy from a heart condition.
More And More Stores Going CashierlessNew technology is allowing customers to shop in a store and never stand in a checkout line. CBS2's Hillary Lanes takes us inside the cashierless stores popping up all over the city.
Automakers Pushing New Tech To Fight Teen Driver Distractions, Improve SafetyOver the past five years, nearly 3,500 people have been killed in crashes involving teen drivers between Memorial Day and Labor Day. CBS2's Kenneth Craig reports.
Amazon Seeking Full-Body Scan ParticipantsNew Yorkers are invited to receive a $25 Amazon gift card if they undergo a full body scan for the company.
Ford Testing Delivery RobotsAs if building cars, trucks and SUVs isn't enough, now Ford is getting into robotics.
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.
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.
Long Island Village Looking To Fight Crime Via Doorbell CamerasHewlett Harbor, a village on Long Island has launched what it called "Operation Private Eyes." It's putting front-door camera technology to work community-wide. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff 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.
Brooklyn Tenants Fight Against Facial Recognition SystemCBS2's Jessica Layton has the latest on Brooklyn high rise's plan to install facial recognition technology for tenants.
Freeport Wants To Expand Camera 'Ring Of Steel'CBS2's Jennifer McLogan has the latest on Freeport's push to expand their traffic camera surveillance program.
Whistleblower Says Companies Selling Location DataCBS' Tony Dokoupil has the latest on the whistleblower who claims companies are making billions off of selling your phone's location data.
NJ Robotics Team Takes Home Top HonorsThe Millburn High School team beat out more than 1,600 teams to become one of five teams honored as champions in the Vex Robotics Competition. CBSN New York's Natalie Duddridge reports.

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