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Girl Scouts Go Hi-Tech With 2014 Cookie Sales

It’s that time of year again — Girl Scout Cookies go on sale this weekend. Every year, the program adds new technology to make it easier for Girl Scouts to sell cookies, and for customers to buy them.

CBS 11–01/08/2014

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Tech Company Robbery Victims Use App To Help Find Thieves

When armed robbers held an entire office at gunpoint this week — they had no idea their victims, would be the ones to help track them down. Employees at the mobile app company turned to some of the things they know best — a computer and an app.

11/08/2013

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Need Motivation? There’s An App For That

Ever suspect you do more housework than your spouse? Or that certain tasks at work raise your blood pressure? Maybe you wonder why you’re sneezing more, or if carbs really make you tired after lunch? Turns out, there’s an app or gadget to test all of that.

10/16/2013

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City Of Dallas Debuts New 311 App

People who live or work in Dallas that have a complaint about potholes or high weeds have a new weapon in reporting those kinds of offenses. It’s a new Dallas 311 Application for smart phones.

09/10/2013

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Smartphone App Lets Rangers Fans Upgrade Seats

Ever get to a ballgame and think, “I wish I had a better seat?”

08/14/2013

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Instagram Adds Video To Photo-Sharing App

Facebook is adding a video service to its popular photo-sharing app Instagram, following in the heels of Twitter’s growing video-sharing app, Vine.

06/20/2013

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CBS 11 Steals & Deals: May 1

CBS 11 viewers save big bucks with Steals & Deals. Two deals, featuring discounts valid throughout the week, are ready for you!

CBS 11–05/01/2013

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Texas Big Box Store Testing Mobile Checkout Program

A Wal-Mart store in Plano is one of the first in the country that will allow customers to scan items with their iPhone or iPad so that a prepared receipt is ready when they reach checkout.

CBSDFW.COM–03/21/2013

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American Red Cross Offers New Tornado Warning App

As North Texans prepare for storm season, the American Red Cross today launched its official Tornado App. The free app, available in English or Spanish, offers access to local and real-time weather information.

CBSDFW.COM–03/04/2013

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Chauffeur Service Uber Sparks Uproar From Dallas Cabbies

Have you heard of Uber? The chauffeur service just started in Dallas, and it allows you to order a driver through an app on your phone. As more people in North Texas are learning about it, its popularity and controversy continues to grow.

CBS 11–01/03/2013

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Irving Mom Wins ‘Next Big App’ Contest

The single mother of three was watching CBS 11 News one night when she heard about a Frisco software development company looking for the next big app idea.

CBS 11–11/29/2012

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