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 News: Ways to share travel expenses | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 61

Traveling isn't cheap. But now, thanks to some ingenious new Web sites, travelers can split expenses while making friends along the way. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports how these sites might change the way you explore the world.

 News: Sensors in Vibrado sleeve help you nail basketball shots | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 141

Shooting hoops may become a little easier thanks to wearable technology from Vibrado. CNET's Sumi Das takes to the court and gives the device a shot.

 News: Don't call Jawbone's Up24 a fitness tracker | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 133

Jawbone's new $149 device -- which the company calls a lifestyle tracker -- automatically syncs to an app so you can track movement and sleep 24-7. CNET's Kara Tsuboi talks with Travis Bogard, Jawbone's vice president of product management, about the device's newest features and getting people to make small changes in their daily life to be healthier.

 News: Tech Minute: Special delivery: A holiday meal kit | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 64

This holiday season, take the stress out of cooking your family's celebration by eliminating all the menu planning and grocery shopping. Several new services can send you meal kits to take the guesswork out of holiday hosting. CNET's Kara Tsuboi brings us the details in this Tech Minute.

 News: Tech Minute: New shopping apps to save time | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 62

This year, there are six fewer shopping days between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Save yourself time and avoid the crowded malls by putting your mobile devices to work. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on two new shopping apps to help you find the perfect present.

 News: Inside Scoop: Twitter's stock skyrockets | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 229

CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Senior Reporter Daniel Terdiman discuss Twitter's initial public offering. Find out what this social-media giant learned from Facebook's IPO, how it plans to turn a profit, and why tweets will no longer be your standard 140-character messages.

 News: What Twitter's IPO means for users | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 124

Twitter's IPO had a smooth start compared with Facebook's, even though questions remain about whether Twitter can turn a profit. But putting financials aside, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Daniel Terdiman discuss what it means for everyday users now that Twitter is a publicly traded company.

 News: Tech Minute: Apps for easier holiday travel | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 58

Getting to grandma's house should be easier than going over the river and through the woods. Use your smartphone and a few handy apps to book the best deals and manage your trip. CNET's Kara Tsuboi has some useful recommendations in this Tech Minute.

 News: Glasses offer 'Minority Report'-style tech | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 191

Put on a pair of Spaceglasses from Silicon Valley startup Meta, and you'll see a mashup of your physical and digital worlds. Could this give Google Glass a run for its money? CNET's Sumi Das tries out the technology.

 News: Lavabit founder says he fought feds to protect the Constitution | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 576

In a sit-down at CNET headquarters, Lavabit CEO Ladar Levison discusses the legal bureaucracy the US government employed to try to force him to become complicit with NSA surveillance.

 News: Want to run your first marathon? There's a watch for that. | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 150

The idea of running 26 miles can be daunting, especially if you're a beginning runner. But a slew of fitness trackers and GPS watches are helping people who have never run before get started and stay on track. CNET's Sumi Das shows us how the devices are motivating runners to finish their first marathons.

 News: Last-minute techy Halloween costumes | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 60

Every year, Halloween sneaks up on some of us and we're left to scramble for a last-minute costume. This year, if you have a mobile device you can pull together a high-tech costume that's sure to be the talk of the neighborhood. CNET's Kara Tsuboi has details in this Tech Minute.

 News: Tech Minute: Safe trick-or-treating courtesy of these apps | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 60

While kids are focused on costumes and candy this Halloween, parents need to keep an eye on safety. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi recommends smartphone apps to ensure everyone has a spooky, but safe, night.

 News: Ghost hunting tech: Thermal imagery cameras and thermometers | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 67

Ghost hunters use different devices that measure temperature, like thermal imagery cameras and non-contact thermometers. In this video shot at the Brookdale Lodge, professional ghost hunter Gloria Young explains the relevance of temperature fluctuations -- when something a little unexpected happens.

 News: Ghost hunting tech: The Geiger Counter | File Type: video/mp4 | Duration: 45

In her paranormal research, professional ghost hunter Gloria Young uses a $20 Geiger counter, which measures radiation. They normally click at regular intervals, but irregular clicks could be interpreted as ghosts responding to your questions. During a taped interview inside the Brookdale Lodge, the Geiger counter interrupted Young as she described a previous ghostly encounter.

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