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Companies to use “ground drones” to deliver products. Video

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Self-driving delivery machines are traveling around the United Kingdom, and they could be tested in the U.S. next month. Created by Starship Technologies, a company launched by co-founders of Skype, the new “ground drones” are designed to deliver items on demand in less than 30 minutes from a neighborhood store or depot. Charlie D’Agata reports from London.

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How cybersecurity is rapidly changing. Video

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One survey found that 20 percent of people keep track of their passwords in a notepad, and 10 percent have a list near their computer. Eight percent store them on their smartphones. But technology could make passwords a thing of the past. CNET senior editor Dan Ackerman joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss cybersecurity trends.. New York CBS This Morning video.

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Monarch Butterflies Get Tiny Radio Trackers. National Geographic video

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While monarch butterflies may be relatively small in size, they make one of the most epic journeys known to animal-kind. During the spring, the first generation of butterflies leaves its winter home in Mexico or California to head north. Each successive generation flies even farther north, ending with the fourth generation finally making it to its summer destination in the northern United States or Canada. When the time comes to head south again for the winter, the fourth generation makes the entire journey back by itself, returning to almost exactly the same spot from which the first generation took off, even though the fourth generation has never been to that location before and there are no earlier surviving generations around to show the way…. National Geographic video news.

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