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Published: Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:52:29 -0400


Report: Russia used fake Facebook accounts to spy on Macron campaign

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 18:11:15 -0400

Operatives linked to Russian intelligence used fake Facebook accounts to surveil associates of the French president ahead of his election in May, Reuters reports

In U.S. first, scientists edit genes of human embryos

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 17:51:02 -0400

The controversial step, using a technique called CRISPR, is aimed toward someday helping babies avoid inherited diseases

Soyuz crew set for trip to space station

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:55:12 -0400

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying a three-man crew, including a NASA astronaut, is set for launch Friday to the International Space Station

TSA becomes an Instagram star

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 18:49:18 -0400

TSA has become an unlikely star on Instagram for its funny, educational posts about what travelers can and cannot bring onto planes

Why Twitter won't ban President Donald Trump

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:58:55 -0400

Critics of the president say he has repeatedly broken the blogging platform's anti-harassment rules

New twist in battle over plans for sacred Hawaii mountaintop

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 18:25:36 -0400

Hearings officer recommends construction of Thirty Meter Telescope atop Mauna Kea, but fight isn't over yet

Report reveals which wireless carrier has best-performing network

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 05:45:02 -0400

Return of unlimited data plans from nation's big four wireless providers hasn't hurt network performance, according to RootMetrics

Artificial intelligence helps determine which puppies can serve the blind

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 17:20:08 -0400

IBM's Watson is analyzing behavioral data to predict which puppies are good candidates to serve as guide dogs

These cheap phones come at a price -- your privacy

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 02:14:14 -0400

Researchers at Black Hat cybersecurity conference say some inexpensive cellphones are secretly sending data to Chinese servers

New York to study use of "textalyzer" device to bust drivers

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 20:11:36 -0400

The "textalyzer" would allow police to determine whether a motorist involved in a serious crash was texting while driving

Tech moguls clash over risks of artificial intelligence

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 17:58:50 -0400

Mark Zuckerberg criticized Elon Musk's recent comment that AI poses a "fundamental risk to the existence of human civilization"

"Thrilling": Scientists build DNA from scratch to alter life's blueprint

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 13:58:40 -0400

The work is part of a controversial pursuit aimed at creating custom-made DNA codes to be inserted into living cells to change how they function, or even provide a treatment for diseases

Tech moguls butt heads over the future of artificial intelligence

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:44:37 -0400

Two tech billionaires are clashing over the future of artificial intelligence. Tesla co-founder Elon Musk warned this month that AI is a "fundamental risk to the existence of civilization." Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg criticized those comments during a Facebook Live session without using Musk's name. Robert Safian, editor of Fast Company magazine, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss advantages and concerns of artificial intelligence.

What water on the moon could mean for space exploration

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 15:47:05 -0400

Brown University researchers say there could be as much water there as what is found under the earth's crust

Scientists say there's water underneath the moon's crusty surface

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:53:18 -0400

Volcanic events may have helped trap water in rocks on the moon's dusty surface, according to scientists. Researchers at Brown University say there could be as much water in the moon's mantle as beneath the Earth's crust. The discovery has excited supporters of manned space exploration. Jan Crawford reports.

NASA satellite image shows huge iceberg breaking up

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 20:34:01 -0400

NASA picture shows massive Antarctic iceberg that calved this month and is now splitting into pieces

"Disaster": Swedish PM says security leak exposed citizens to harm

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 16:58:29 -0400

"It was in breach of the law and exposed Sweden and Swedish citizens to harm," PM Stefan Lofven says

These are the most stressful tech workplaces

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 16:20:26 -0400

Working in the high-tech industry can be financially and professionally rewarding -- if you can handle the pressure

6 ways Apple messed up its T. rex emoji

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 14:48:07 -0400

Apple's new dinosaur emoji sure is cute, but one paleontologist says its anatomy is wildly inaccurate

Legal battle brewing over fishing season for popular seafood

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 12:57:15 -0400

Environmentalists are suing the Department of Commerce, claiming length of fishing season jeopardizes efforts to rebuild the red snapper population