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Free Smartphone Apps Aim To Keep Children Safe On Halloween

Some free smartphone applications are aiming to keep children safe on Halloween.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/28/2013

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Pediatricians Warn TV, Social Media Linked To Obesity, Behavioral Issues

Parents should take concrete steps to limit their children’s use of electronic devices and social media to prevent obesity and other health-related risks, a national pediatrics group said Monday.

10/28/2013

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ICE Launches Smartphone App To Locate Child Sex Predators

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Thursday announced a new smartphone app that enlists the public’s help to locate child predators and rescue children from sexual abuse and exploitation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/12/2013

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Study: ‘Distracted Walking’ Injuries Triple

The city of Los Angeles is still one of the most dangerous cities in which to walk and talk or text, according to a new study.

08/09/2013

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New Smartphone App Helps Find Lost Dogs

A free iPhone application helps find lost dogs.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/25/2013

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Smartphone App Helps Frustrated Drivers Find Parking In LA

A new iPhone app aims to help frustrated drivers find an open parking spot in downtown Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/11/2012

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The Very Best of Everything in 2012

As the end of year nears it is time to take a moment to look back to see what made the top of the best of lists for 2012. Other than the presidential election there have been many other battles this year to score a number one spot in the United States. Companies, writers, public relation experts and cities have all been vying for the golden top spot.

12/01/2012

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Best Ways To Save During The Holiday Sales Rush

The race is on to be first in line for this year’s best deals on holiday gifts: Black Friday is almost here. Every year, the stores open earlier in the wee hours of the morning, some even open at midnight after Thanksgiving Day, while other stores start the Black Friday sales on Turkey Day itself. If you’re going to get up that early (on a day off, no less), it is important to be prepared.

11/13/2012

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Apple’s $1B Patent Verdict Could Corner Market

It was the $1 billion question Saturday: What does Apple Inc.’s victory in an epic patent dispute over its fiercest rival mean for the U.S. smartphone industry?

08/25/2012

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Can Working Less Mean More Productivity?

If you feel like it’s impossible to get away from work, you’re not alone. But an intriguing experiment – the brainchild of Harvard Professor Leslie Perlow and author of the book, “Sleeping with Your Smartphone” – found that it may be possible to work less and get more done at the office.

05/22/2012

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AT&T To Launch New Data Plans For Tablets, Smartphones

Millions of AT&T customers across the Southland may soon be paying more to use their smartphones and tablets.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/19/2012

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New Smartphone App Identifies Symptoms

When you feel sick, you want help fast. And now there’s an app for that.

01/05/2012

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Pasadena Convention And Visitors Bureau Provides Free Smartphone App

Looking for even more information about the Rose Parade?

01/01/2012

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Apple Will Likely Unveil iPhone 5 On October 5

LOS ANGELES (CBS News) — Apple’s marketing meisters must be trading high fives today with the iPhone 5 about to make that magical transition from “Everyone’s Favorite Rumor” to the new “it” device of 2011. Earlier […]

CBS Los Angeles–09/27/2011

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Your Smartphone: A New Frontier For Hackers

Security experts say attacks on smartphones are growing fast — and attackers are becoming smarter about developing new techniques.

08/07/2011

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