CBS 11's Robbie Owens reports from Pinkston High School in West Dallas.
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Dallas ISD Trying To Help Create A Tech-Ready WorkforceCBS 11's Robbie Owens reports from Pinkston High School in West Dallas.
Computers In Wilmer Paralyzed By CyberattackA small North Texas city is among nearly two dozen across the state that have been paralyzed by a major cyber attack. In Wilmer, municipal computers are being held for ransom -- most likely from hackers in Russia or China.
FBI Warns School Apps Could Be Jeopardizing Student PrivacyStudents could be putting their personal information at risk by simply participating at school.
School Apps Could Be Jeopardizing Student PrivacyThird-party companies are likely collecting information on your child through the apps and programs they use in the classroom.
Submitting A Claim For The $700 Million Equifax SettlementIf you're among 147 million Americans whose credit data was compromised in the 2017 Equifax data breach you may be eligible for compensation. Equifax has agreed to pay at least $575 million and up to $700 million to compensate those whose personal data was compromised.
Designs Galore As Tech Celebrates World Emoji DayYou may be surprised that today is World Emoji Day, but the biggest tech giants aren't.
Amazon Prime Day Scams To Lookout ForAs Amazon Prime Day kicks off the surge in internet traffic is also likely to attract scammers looking to steal your data and payment details.
Mechanical Engineering Students At UTA Design New Equipment To Help Wheelchair AthletesThe newly-designed treadmill allows someone in a wheelchair to load on to rollers and set different resistance levels to help build up their endurance and strength.
Female "Marfa Martians" Experiment Going From Texas To ISSA group of young girls from a small town in Texas shot for the stars and landed on the International Space Station.
3 North Texas Educators Honored For Helping Suicidal Student In VirginiaThe message came via an app from a child contemplating suicide in Waynesboro, Virginia.
Apple Video Streaming Service Announcement Expected TodayApple is expected to announce today that it's launching a video service that could compete with Netflix, Amazon and cable TV itself.
A Successful Touchdown For The SpaceX Dragon CapsuleA Successful Touchdown For The SpaceX Dragon Capsule
Tech Giant Huawei Challenges U.S. Security LawChinese tech giant Huawei, the No. 2 smartphone maker, is challenging a U.S. law that labels the company a security risk and would limit its access to the American market for telecom equipment.
New App Helping Those Trying To Overcome IlliteracyThe creators of the app say technology is a great way to help adults learn to read.
Security Expert Shares Tips On 'Safer Internet Day'Not so much a holiday as a day to look over our shoulder and remember that more than ever, the anonymity and freedom the internet once took for granted is under attack.
Checkpoint Wait Times No Longer A Mystery At DFW AirportDFW Airport has a new tool that could make getting through security a little faster. It's a real-time monitor letting travelers know the exact wait time at this checkpoint and also the nearest checkpoint.
Criminals Taking Advantage Of USPS Digital NotificationsCriminals Taking Advantage Of USPS Digital Notifications
Weather 101: Forecasting And SupercomputersIf you’re wondering where supercomputers intersect with your life look no further than the latest weather forecast.
New Toll Road Idea A 'Game-Changer' Say Transportation LeadersAn app that automatically detects how many people are in one vehicle, could help more drivers take advantage of discounted toll rates for high occupancy vehicles North Texas highways.
Bigger, Pricier iPhone Expected At Apple Event WednesdayApple is expected to showcase three new iPhones on Wednesday, including its biggest and most expensive model yet.
DISD Designing Model STEM School With Toyota, SMUSTEM careers are the future and students know the skills needed to succeed matter.
Facebook, Twitter Chiefs Face LawmakersFacebook and Twitter executives defended their companies in two congressional hearings Wednesday, arguing they are aggressively trying to root out malicious foreign actors who want to do the United States harm just weeks before the midterm elections — and arguing that they don't discriminate against conservatives.
North Texas Police Warn Of Downside To Video DoorbellsPolice say the videos have led to some people being falsely accused on social media and the videos put out too soon can hinder an investigation.
Smartphone App Gives School Zone Speed Warnings To DriversSmartphone App Gives School Zone Speed Warnings To Drivers
Putin Soccer Ball Gift To Trump May Have Had MicrochipAdidas, the company that made the soccer ball, said it's a "smart soccer ball" with a computer chip, camera and wireless transmitter built into it.
Moon Landing Provides Inspiration For North Texas StudentsThis year marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 7 space mission, which paved the way for the moon landing. That historic moment is now shaping future space exploration.
Amazon's Hopes Its Prime Day Doesn't Go To The DogsAmazon is hoping customers don't see any more dogs, after early problems on Prime Day meant people trying to shop got only images of the cute canines delivering an apologetic message.
Prime Time: A Day Of Deals At Amazon, And At Its RivalsAmazon is extending its annual "Prime Day" promotion to 36 hours this year, but other retailers are offering promotions to try to take a share of the spending.
Homeowners Watch Pair Burglarize Their Home Via AppRobert Ratay was on vacation for the Fourth of July in Alaska when his camera system alerted him what was happening.