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Tuesday, November 19, 2019 1:49 AM ET

CBS News - Technology

Syracuse suspends fraternity activities -- Syracuse University has suspended all fraternity activities for the rest of the semester after several racist and anti-Semitic incidents were reported at the school, CBS New York reports. In one of the most recent incidents, a female student said several fraternity members and their guests verbally attacked her, calling her the N-word. -- updated 34M ago

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FDA approves first contact lens for nearsighted kids -- 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 -- 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 -- 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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Ford debuts 2021 Mustang Mach-E all-electric SUV -- All-electric SUV brings style, speed and up to 300 miles of driving range to a normally sleepy segment -- Nov 17

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Salvation Army debuts cashless "Kettle Pay" option -- Shoppers with phone payment apps can "bump" those signature red kettles to make cashless contributions -- Nov 15

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Twitter backtracks on banning political and other issue ads -- Ads on issues like climate change, abortion and gun control will be permitted after restrictions sparked backlash -- Nov 15

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Tourist dies while taking selfie near Thai waterfall -- A Spanish tourist died at the same spot last summer -- Nov 15

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Disparity in home lending costs minorities millions -- Researchers found that blacks and Latinos face higher mortgage costs - and tech is no panacea -- Nov 15

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Apple removes all vaping and e-cigs apps, citing health risks -- Tech giant alludes to rash of deaths and lung injuries in moving to delete nearly 200 apps from its online store -- Nov 15

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Uber slapped with $650 million tax bill -- Company faces back taxes and penalties in battle over whether ride-share drivers are contractors or employees -- Nov 14

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Instagram hiding "like" counts in worldwide test -- Starting Thursday, some U.S. users of the social media platform won't see the tally measuring a post's popularity -- Nov 14

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Pope presses tech companies to block kids' access to porn -- Pontiff calls for tech industry to take action against "dramatic growth of pornography in the digital world" -- Nov 14

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Facebook says it removed 3.2 billion fake accounts -- Facebook estimates that about 5% of its 2.45 billion user accounts are fake -- Nov 13

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SpaceX test fires crew capsule's abort engines -- The test will help clear the way for an in-flight abort test as early as next month -- Nov 13

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DoorDash and delivery workers still at odds over pay -- Labor group disputes claim by nation's biggest food-delivery app that couriers now earn more than $18 an hour -- Nov 13

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Popular - CBSN Originals | Speaking Frankly: Dating apps - Dating apps offer seemingly endless potential matches at your fingertips, turning an intimate experience into something that feels more like a video game. But because users hide behind virtual profiles, it's easy to ghost, harass, and view others as non-human - and now that bots are populating these platforms, some actually are. As the industry continues to grow, some experts question whether dating app companies are really interested in helping people find love, or if they have an incentive to keep people in an endless cycle of searching and matching without any real connection. Nov 7 - 23:05

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Bloomberg apologizes for stop-and-frisk -- Khary Lazarre-White, a racial justice advocate and attorney, joined CBSN to discuss Michael Bloomberg's recent apology for the stop-and-frisk policy in New York City.

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Doing more to detect prediabetes -- A new study reveals an apparent gap in knowledge by primary care providers when it comes to spotting risk factors associated with prediabetes. Dr. Janette Nesheiwat joined CBSN to discuss what it means for patients.

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Google increasingly interferes with search results: Report -- 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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