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Telecom Lobbying Muscle Kills Privacy Rules

Telecom Lobbying Muscle Kills Privacy Rules

By Tali Arbel |
The telecom industry's lobbying muscle pushed a consumer privacy measure to a swift death in Congress.

As Orbit Becomes More Crowded, Risk from Space Debris Grows

As Orbit Becomes More Crowded, Risk from Space Debris Grows

By Frank Jordans | Apr 22
Decades' worth of man-made junk is cluttering up Earth's orbit, posing a threat to spaceflight and the satellites we rely on for weather reports, air travel and global communications.

Merriam-Webster's Successful Adaptation to the Digital Age

Merriam-Webster's Successful Adaptation to the Digital Age

Apr 22
Merriam-Webster, the dictionary publisher, has been making a major impact on social media, especially with its popular Twitter account. Peter Sokolowski, the company's editor-at-large, joins CBSN to discuss the adaptation to the digital age.

Facebook Wants to Augment Your Reality

Facebook Wants to Augment Your Reality

By Michael Liedtke and Barbara Ortutay | Apr 22
Facebook wants you to sit in your bedroom wearing a headset and take a virtual vacation with faraway friends and family. Or use your smartphone's camera to spruce up your dinky apartment, at least virtually.

Google Earth Invites You to 'Get Lost' Exploring the Planet

Google Earth Invites You to 'Get Lost' Exploring the Planet

By Anick Jesdanun | Apr 22
A central feature in the new Google Earth is Voyager. Google has partnered with such groups as the BBC and NASA to add video clips, photos and text narratives to three-dimensional representations of particular locations.

Buying Drinks for a Band: The Birth of Payment Service Venmo

Buying Drinks for a Band: The Birth of Payment Service Venmo

Apr 22
It only took a few drinks - and a much-younger Iqram Magdon-Ismail forgetting his wallet at home one night - for him and his friends to come up with one of the most popular ways of splitting a bill: Venmo.