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Concerns are being raised that Samsung Smart TVs are capturing personal information. (Photo by Samsung)

Samsung’s Smart Televisions May Spy On Viewers

Privacy concerns are being raised after Samsung’s privacy statement was posted online and stated that personal information may be captured on the Smart TV voice recognition feature.

CBS Detroit–02/09/2015

Drivers test the new Tesla 'D' model which is a faster and all-wheel-drive version of the Model S electric sedan at the Hawthorne Airport in Los Angeles on October 9, 2014. While Tesla produces relatively few vehicles, it has become a star in the sector due to keen demand and a reputation for high quality. A surge in its share price over the past year has pushed its value over $30 billion. (Credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Tesla Reportedly Raiding Apple For New Hires

Tesla is reportedly looking to Apple for new employees to work for the electric car company.

CBS Detroit–02/09/2015

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International Space Station To Fly Over Metro Detroit

The International Space Station will be visible over Metro Detroit in the coming days.

CBS Detroit–02/05/2015

Kid President, Robby Novak, left, and his brother-in-law Brad Montague, left, attended an assembly Wednesday at Trombly Elementary School. (By Edward Cardenas)

Kid President Brings ‘Awesome’ Message To Grosse Pointe Students (Video)

Internet sensation Kid President brought his inspirational and uplifting message to Trombly Elementary School in Grosse Pointe Park.

CBS Detroit–02/04/2015

The Uber app is seen on a smartphone (credit: QUIQUE GARCIA/AFP/Getty Images)

Snow Storm Leads To Uptick In Uber Rides

Uber has seen an uptick in business from Metro Detroit residents looking for an alternative to driving in the winter weather.

CBS Detroit–02/04/2015

Navigating an un-plowed neighborhood street on Warren's north side. (credit: Marisa Fusinski/WWJ)

Verizon Wireless Powers Through Winter Storm

Verizon Wireless weathered Monday’s snowstorm and continued to serve customers through planning and preparation.

CBS Detroit–02/03/2015

(Photo: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

$190K Raised For Detroit Man Who Walks 21 Miles To Work

In just two days an online fundraising campaign has raised more than $190,000 for a Detroit man who walks 21 miles a day to work.

CBS Detroit–02/03/2015

McDonalds Restaurant (File photo)

McDonald’s Tops Mentions On Twitter During Super Bowl

Twitter measured brand mentions on the social media site during the Super Bowl to determine which company finished in the #TopSpot.

CBS Detroit–02/03/2015


Snow Day Smart Phone Care Tips

The snow and cold can be dangerous to the health of a smart phone, and the users of these devices. AT&T offered tips to prolong the health and functionality of these devices.

CBS Detroit–02/02/2015


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