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Old TV Tubes May End Up At California Landfills, Despite Fees

For years, California has required old TV and computer monitors to be recycled and charges a special fee. But new rules will put many of those monitors in the dump, and consumers will still pay that surcharge.

09/27/2012

People mingle in front of a display of LG Electronics televisions at a trade show. (Fredrick J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

3 TV Display Makers Settle LCD Price-Fixing Case

Three Asia-based companies have agreed to pay $571 million to settle claims by officials from California and seven other states that they conspired to inflate prices for liquid crystal display screens used in televisions and computer monitors, according to New York’s attorney general.

07/12/2012

A cannonball from a "Mythbusters" experiment went through this home on Cassata Place in Dublin on December 6, 2011. (CBS)

‘MythBusters’ To Resume Filming In Dublin After Cannonball Mishap

The popular television show “MythBusters” will resume filming occasional experiments at the Alameda County Sheriff’s Training Center in Dublin following last December’s unsuccessful cannonball experiment.

06/26/2012

A shopper buys a Samsung television. (Paul J. Richards/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Samsung Settles Over Television Blackouts

Samsung Electronics is now admitting that millions of its flat screen TV’s may have problems that cause them to just shut down, and a settlement has been reached in connection with the problems of some Samsung televisions manufactured before December 2008.

02/23/2012

Apple Introduces iPhone 4s (Photo by Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images)

Tech Watch: Startup To Provide Live TV Feeds To iPhones, iPads

A startup company is testing out a service that will let subscribers watch over-the-air television programming on their iPhones and iPads.

02/22/2012

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Stanford Study Links Electronic Media Usage With Girls’ Social, Emotional Development

The study by two Stanford professors found that the amount of media multitasking correlated negatively with their social success.

01/30/2012

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Super Bowl Ad Has Local Dog Advocates Steaming

The sneaker company’s ad features a French Bulldog named Mr. Quiggly, who is about to race a group of greyhounds.

01/29/2012

A man uses two smartphones. (Indranil Mukherjee/AFP/Getty Images)

Tech Report: New App Pays People To Watch TV Shows

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said he is not sure the model for Viggle will prove to be successful.

01/26/2012

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Tech Report: iTV in 2012?

Rumors are growing that Apple is getting ready to introduce its own television set by the end of next year.

12/27/2011

Quarterback Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers prepares to snap the football during the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 11, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

49ers To Clash With Steelers On CBS 5

In a tight AFC playoff race, the Steelers will be without linebacker James Harrison when they visit the postseason-bound San Francisco 49ers on Monday night.

12/19/2011

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