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Brody Clark, 4, of Paducah, Ky., receives a Christmas treat from Jeinine Searcy while his family shops around The Chocolate Factory during Small Business Saturday in Paducah, Ky.

5 Things Small Businesses Need to Know this Fall

PERSONAL TECH | By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Thursday Sep 18, 2014
What do small business owners need to pay attention to this fall? Heath care, Internet Security and new technology make the list. Here are five things that small businesses need to be on top of over the next several months.

NASA's Maven, short for Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution, with a capital "N'' in EvolutioN, atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket, lifts off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

NASA's Maven Spacecraft Reaches Mars this Weekend

SCIENCE | By Marcia Dunn | Sep 18
This weekend, NASA's Maven spacecraft will reach the red planet following a 10-month journey spanning 442 million miles. If all goes well, the robotic explorer will hit the brakes and slip into Martian orbit Sunday night.

Is the Way We Pay for Things Changing?

PERSONAL TECH | Sep 18
A new study by Bankrate says 63 percent of those between the ages of 18 and 29 don't have a credit card. But debit cards are the payment tool of choice. CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger explains what's behind this trend.

Taxi Group Seeks to Stop Uber, Lyft in New Mexico

PERSONAL TECH | Sep 17
A group of taxi and limousine operators has filed a lawsuit seeking to stop ride-sharing services from operating in New Mexico. The Public Regulation Commission which regulates taxis and limos previously ruled that Lyft and Uber were in violation of stat

Online Sleuths Aid Probe into Gay Couple's Beating

PERSONAL TECH | By Maryclaire Dale | Sep 17
Philadelphia police searching for a group of people suspected in the beating of a gay couple got an outpouring of help from Twitter and Facebook users, who located a photo of the young men and women at a restaurant and helped match names to faces.

Drag Queens Dress Down Facebook Over Names

PERSONAL TECH | By Barbara Ortutay | Sep 17
San Francisco drag queens are sparring with Facebook over its policy requiring people to use their real names, rather than drag names such as Pollo Del Mar and Heklina.

Will Apple's Digital Wallet Kill the Card Swipe?

PERSONAL TECH | By Mae Anderson | Sep 17
So-called contactless payment isn't new, but with its presence on millions of iPhones and its advanced security features, Apple Pay could be the service that leads to widespread adoption of the digital wallet.

'Show Up in Drag' Protest at Facebook HQ Postponed

PERSONAL TECH | By EDGE | Sep 16
The most colorful protest ever to hit northern California in years has been called off...for now.

Viral Vids :: Giant Spider Dog Prank Terrifies People

PERSONAL TECH | Sep 15
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos, including why one skateboarder loves helmets, some high-flying slam dunks and a girl's solo rendition of Michael Jackson. Plus, a Polish prankster puts his dog in a spider costume.

Intervention Before Diagnosis Could Erase Autism Symptoms

SCIENCE | Sep 15
Doctors Jon LaPook and Holly Phillips join "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the week's top medical news, including new developments in treating childhood autism and a rare respiratory illness spreading among children.

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover self-portrait.

NASA's Mars Rover Curiosity Finally at Mount Sharp

SCIENCE | By Marcia Dunn | Sep 15
NASA's Curiosity rover is about to conduct some serious scientific drilling at Mars. The space agency announced that the rover has reached the base of Mount Sharp, its destination since landing two years ago.