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Uber tests in-car audio recordings for rider and driver safety


Created: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 21:52:15 +0000

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Passengers and drivers would be able to record in-ride audio, helping track safety issues

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New app offers incentives to help fight opioid crisis


Created: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 21:49:56 +0000

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Opioid overdoses kill more than 130 people every day in the U.S. and as health care providers and scientists search for solutions to save lives, a Boston tech company is being recognized for a new app. It provides financial incentives to users who stay off drugs. CBS News' Kenneth Craig reports.

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AI threatens college educated workers more than others


Created: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 20:46:28 +0000

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White-collar workers are among the most vulnerable to being replaced by artificial intelligence, research finds

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Amazon to open cashierless grocery stores, report says


Created: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 18:56:23 +0000

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One worker advocate says such a move "represents a clear and present danger to working- and middle-class Americans"

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Macy's customer data stolen after online store hacked


Created: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 16:38:17 +0000

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Retailer says "highly sophisticated" data breach potentially exposed some online shoppers' credit card information

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School district uses virtual reality to show students what bullying feels like


Created: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 22:56:44 +0000

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In our School Matters series, we're highlighting a problem plaguing many schools around the country: bullying. Students in one New Jersey school district are seeing what it feels like to be bullied through 360-degree videos that put them in someone else's shoes. Nikki Battiste reports.

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Pam Bondi interview; virtual reality to combat bullying


Created: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 22:55:06 +0000

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Watch Part 3 of "CBS This Morning": Trump adviser Pam Bondi says President Trump "would love" to testify, but probably won't. Also, a school district uses virtual reality to show students what bullying feels like.

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Google increasingly interferes with search results, Wall Street Journal reports


Created: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 02:13:40 +0000

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A new investigation from the Wall Street Journal found that Google is interfering with its algorithms to alter users' search results. Kirsten Grind, one of the authors of the report, joined CBSN to break down the findings.

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FDA approves first contact lens for nearsighted kids


Created: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 20:49:51 +0000

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Cooper Vision gets regulatory clearance to start selling disposable product for children with myopia

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A record 5.7 billion robocalls in October alone


Created: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 20:22:03 +0000

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Americans have already received more robocalls and automated voicemails so far this year than they did in all of 2018

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John Legere, colorful CEO of T-Mobile, to step down


Created: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 20:21:00 +0000

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Exec's longtime deputy will take the helm, vowing that rivals "will have no idea what's about to hit them"

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Twitter cracks down on possible bot accounts and rolls out ban on political ads


Created: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 22:32:14 +0000

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Twitter suspended multiple accounts that tweeted, "I hired Donald Trump to fire people like Yovanovitch," referring to former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, who testified last week in the impeachment inquiry hearings. Twitter says the message was being pushed by bots. CNET senoir producer Dan Patterson joined CBSN with more.

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Ford debuts 2021 Mustang Mach-E all-electric SUV


Created: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 19:43:14 +0000

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All-electric SUV brings style, speed and up to 300 miles of driving range to a normally sleepy segment

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Salvation Army debuts cashless "Kettle Pay" option


Created: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 21:57:06 +0000

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Shoppers with phone payment apps can "bump" those signature red kettles to make cashless contributions

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Twitter backtracks on banning political and other issue ads


Created: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 23:01:16 +0000

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Ads on issues like climate change, abortion and gun control will be permitted after restrictions sparked backlash

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Tourist dies while taking selfie near Thai waterfall


Created: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 17:36:01 +0000

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A Spanish tourist died at the same spot last summer

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Disparity in home lending costs minorities millions


Created: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 15:59:52 +0000

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Researchers found that blacks and Latinos face higher mortgage costs — and tech is no panacea

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Apple removes all vaping and e-cigs apps, citing health risks


Created: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 20:20:02 +0000

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Tech giant alludes to rash of deaths and lung injuries in moving to delete nearly 200 apps from its online store

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Google's collection of medical records sparks privacy concerns


Created: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 19:50:53 +0000

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The apparent whistleblower who revealed Google is collecting medical records from about 50 million Americans said "Project Nightingale" raised red flags, including a security risk of "placing medical data in the digital cloud." Google said it's using the information to improve health care and reduce medical costs, under strict privacy and security standards. Wired Editor-in-Chief Nick Thomson joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the privacy and security concerns.

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Amazon responds to investigation on delivery driver safety


Created: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 19:27:30 +0000

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An ongoing investigation by ProPublica and BuzzFeed News found Amazon delivery drivers have been involved in more than 60 crashes causing injuries or death since June 2015. That joint investigation found that drivers reported feeling tremendous pressure to meet deadlines and that Amazon often contractually avoids liability for accidents. Mola Lenghi reports.

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