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How Will New Heart Drug Change Medical Treatment?

Sep 3
The new drug aimed at treating heart failure is being described as a game changer with the ability to save lives. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook explains how this drug could change medical treatment for years to come.


Hacker's Warning: Grindr Bug IDs Users' Exact Locations

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 23
A hacker has sent warning messages to over 100,00 users worldwide of the popular hookup app Grindr, claiming that a flaw in the app allows determiation of the exact locations of users.

Personal Technology

US Court Hears Debate in NSA Phone Records Case

By Larry Neumeister | Sep 3
A lawyer defending the government's bulk collection of millions of Americans' telephone records found himself facing tough questions from judges wanting to know whether the program will lead to the government's study of "every American's everything."

Home Depot Probes Possible Credit Card Data Breach

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Sep 3
Home Depot may be the latest retailer to suffer a major credit card data breach. The home improvement retailer told The Associated Press that it is working with both banks and law enforcement to investigate "unusual activity" that would point to a hack.

Hollywood Hacked :: Explicit Celeb Photos Leaked

Sep 2
Dozens of private, nude photographs were accessed from A-listers' cloud-based storage systems online. Celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Kate Upton were targeted. Anthony Mason reports.

Taylor Schilling, left, and Uzo Aduba in a scene from "Orange Is the New Black."

The Case Against Binge-Watching TV

By Anick Jesdanun | Sep 2
It's no secret technology is changing our television-viewing habits. Americans are increasingly engaging in a practice known as television binge-watching - going through several episodes of a TV show in a single stretch.

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Video Games

Hack Attack on PlayStation: Work of Spoilsports or Cyber-Terrorists?

By Rhuaridh Marr | Aug 30
When you think of terrorism, images of terrific damage, large-scale loss of life, tragedy and destruction come to mind. But an interruption of multiplayer gaming?

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Science

Counting Species in California's Muir Woods

Sep 2
In a bold effort called a "bioblitz," teams of scientists, students and volunteers took part in a 24-hour inventory of every species living in the 116-square-mile Muir Woods National Monument just north of San Francisco. Carter Evans reports.

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