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Food Track Tech: Swipe a Code, Meet Your Fisherman

By Patrick Whittle | May 26
A group of scientists and fishermen said the technology isn't about a gimmick so much as survival. They're developing a tool they say will allow consumers to learn the backstory of a piece of fish while standing in the supermarket with their smartphone.

French Open Selfie Seeker Upsets Roger Federer

May 26
After an easy straight-set win over Alejandro Falla at the French Open, a young man rushed the court to try to get a picture of himself and Roger Federer, who did not look pleased. Julianna Goldman reports.

Exotic Beauty Pleads Guilty in Google Exec's Yacht Death

May 26
An exotic beauty charged with injecting a Google executive with heroin and leaving him to die on his yacht pleads guilty -- "48 Hours" was in court as she learned her fate. Maureen Maher joins "CBS This Morning" to preview Tuesday's "48 Hours."

Google Doodle Honors Lesbian Astronaut Sally Ride

By Winnie McCroy | May 26
In honor of what would have been her 64th birthday, Google has unveiled a special "Behind the Doodle" animation video for trailblazing astronaut Sally Ride.

Spark Electric Car's Price Sparks a Sales Run

By Ann M. Job | May 26
It took a price cut to generate a run on Chevrolet's 2015 Spark EV, with savvy car buyers realizing the lower price and federal electric vehicle tax credit can make for a super deal.

Ready for Liquor Bottles Smart Enough to Talk to Smart Phones?

May 25
Bluetooth technology is changing the way drinkers - and barkeeps - are interacting with their bottles.

After a Decade Online, YouTube is Redefining Celebrity

May 25
In its 10-years of existence, YouTube has evolved from a playground for kitty videos to a $20 billion visual menagerie.

Toyota Promises to Help Find Cause of Takata Airbag Defects

By Yuri Kageyama | May 25
Toyota vowed to help pinpoint the cause of a defect in air bags used in more than 50 million vehicles worldwide, saying the auto industry risks losing the trust of car buyers if the problem drags on unresolved.

How Smart Is Your Liquor Bottle?

May 25
The message-in-a-bottle routine is going Wi-Fi. And that means pretty soon you'll have your very own mini Times Square at the bar, right on the bottle.

CareFirst Says Data Breach Affects About 1.1M People

May 22
In the latest disclosure of a cyberattack against a health insurer, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield says that attackers gained access to a database that included the names of 1.1 million people.

US State Dept. Employee Faces Hacking Charges

By Jeff Martin | May 22
A U.S. State Department employee is accused of sending threatening emails to college-aged women in the U.S. from his computer at the U.S. Embassy in London, authorities said.

House Presses Senate to Pass Domestic Surveillance Changes

By Ken Dilanian | May 21
House leaders are pressing the Senate to take up a bill that ends the National Security Agency's collection of American telephone records but preserves other surveillance powers.

6 Chinese Nationals Charged with Stealing US Trade Secrets

By Paul Elias | May 20
Three Chinese nationals who earned advanced degrees from the University of Southern California and three others have been charged with stealing wireless technology from a pair of U.S. companies.

Helmet Camera Captured Deadly Yosemite Cliff Jump

May 20
Video from a helmet camera might reveal what went wrong when two men wearing wingsuits and attempting an illegal cliff jump at Yosemite National Park crashed to their deaths, a park official said.

New Chevy Camaro Goes on Diet to Become Leaner

By Tom Krisher | May 20
The new 2-Liter turbocharged four-banger puts out 275 horsepower, more than many V8s from years ago. And titanium and aluminum help cut 200 to 300 pounds of lard from the hefty 2015 Camaro.

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