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CBS News - Technology

Technology - Curiosity rover celebrates 10 years - Ten years ago, NASA successfully landed its fourth robot on Mars: the Curiosity rover. It has driven only 18 miles, but what a ride it has been. Michelle Miller has more. Aug 6 - 04:00

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Crypto service Nomad offers "bounty" after $200 million theft -- The attack is the latest to target a crypto bridge. Cross-chain bridges have lost $1 billion to theft so far in 2022.

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Amazon to buy Roomba vacuum maker iRobot for $1.7 billion -- Robotic vacuum cleaner manufacturer will also lay off 10% of its workers as sales slump.

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Explorer makes history on busy day of spaceflight -- Four rockets were launched from Earth on Thursday. Among them was a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket carrying a missile warning satellite into orbit for the Space Force. Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin launched six people briefly into space, including Vanessa O'Brien, the first woman to complete the Explorers' Extreme trifecta.

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Meta takes down Russian troll farm -- "Cyber Front Z" hired dozens of people off the street to make what appeared to look like authentic posts defending Russia and criticizing Ukraine.

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"My Voice" program help kids speak -- Pittsburgh children's charity Variety is trying to help kids nationwide who are non-verbal or have difficulty talking by giving the iPad-based communication devices. CBS News anchors Debra Alfarone and David Begnaud spoke with Charlie LaVallee, CEO of Variety the Children's Charity Pennsylvania and West Virginia chapters, and Sue Conroy, whose son is non-verbal and uses communication devices to talk, about the program.

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Pittsburgh charity helps kids communicate -- Pittsburgh children's charity Variety is trying to take their My Voice initiative national. The charity created communication devices to help kids who are non-verbal or have difficulty talking. CBS News anchors Debra Alfarone and David Begnaud spoke with Kristine Sorensen from CBS Pittsburgh about the program.

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Bankrupt crypto lender Celsius wants to pay exec $93K a month -- Investors are pleading with court for repayment of frozen funds: "I'm begging you," wrote one 72-year-old woman.

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As back-to-school nears, the fight over cellphones in classrooms rages on -- Many teachers, school leaders and state legislators have been pushing for tighter cellphone restrictions - but in some instances, they've been met with fierce opposition.

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Chinese rocket crashes back to Earth -- A rocket booster launched by the People's Republic of China reentered Earth's atmosphere Saturday in an uncontrolled crash. Although most of it burned up in the atmosphere, it did leave some debris in the Indian Ocean near Malaysia.

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Drone delivery services competing for customers seeking shorter delivery times -- Drone delivery may expand to big box chain stores and online retailers as customers demand faster service.

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Backlash over Instagram changes -- Instagram's parent company faced backlash after announcing changes that would make the app more similar to TikTok. The company has backtracked on some of the updates. CBS News tech reporter Dan Patterson joins us to discuss.

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Facebook parent Meta posts first revenue drop in company's history -- "Questions about Meta's leadership" contributed to the decline, said Raj Shah, a managing partner at Publicis Sapient.

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Want to cool off in a swimming pool? There's an app for that -- Swimply lets private pool owners rent them by the hour, while helping people beat the heat.

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Phoenix installs "cool pavements" to combat heat -- As high temperatures become more common, Phoenix is cooling down its streets by coating them in sealant that reflects the hot desert sun. Ben Tracy takes a look.

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