Science + Technology

Khalil Watson uses an exoskeleton to stand and walk at his college graduation ceremony years after ...
Nicki Brown and Ashley R. Williams, CNN

Weeks before graduating high school, he was shot and paralyzed. 7 years later, he walked across the stage to accept his college degree

Originally Published: 20 MAY 23 14:10 ET Updated: 21 MAY 23 12:41 ET (CNN) — Seven years ago, the chance to walk at graduation was stripped from Khalil Watson, a Virginia man who was paralyzed from the neck down after being shot weeks before finishing high school. But with help from physical therapists and a […]
11 days ago
FILE - The Twitter splash page is seen on a digital device, April 25, 2022, in San Diego. (AP Photo...
Brian Fung, CNN

Supreme Court shields Twitter from liability for terror-related content

The rulings are wins for Twitter that have faced a barrage of lawsuits from critics who allege they should be held legally responsible for societal harms, including terrorist attacks.
14 days ago
AI healthcare could be the next big thing....
Amanda Dickson

Here’s how AI could help Utah healthcare workers

AI healthcare could be the next future movement to help you receive good care and make it easier on healthcare professionals.
14 days ago
learning about fault lines...
Alexandrea Bonilla

Utah Geological Survey learning more on connection between Wasatch and West Valley fault lines

Scientists with the Utah Geological Survey are learning just how connected the Wasatch Fault line is to the West Valley fault line.
15 days ago
Linda Yaccarino, here in 2022, is leaving NBCUniversal amid reports that Elon Musk has selected her...
Chris Isidore

Elon Musk names NBCU ad chief Linda Yaccarino as Twitter CEO

 (CNN) — Elon Musk on Friday named longtime media executive Linda Yaccarino as the new CEO of Twitter, months after he promised to step back from the role. “I am excited to welcome Linda Yaccarino as the new CEO of Twitter!” Musk wrote in a tweet on Friday. He said she “will focus primarily on business operations, […]
19 days ago
twitter building shown, a new ceo will replace elon musk...
Chris Isidore, CNN

Twitter’s new CEO is an NBCUniversal executive with deep ad industry ties

Elon Musk confirmed that the new CEO for Twitter will be NBCUniversal’s Linda Yaccarino, an executive with deep ties to the advertising industry. “I am excited to welcome Linda Yaccarino as the new CEO of Twitter!” Musk wrote in a Friday tweet. He added that Yaccarino “will focus primarily on business operations” while Musk will […]
19 days ago
Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai speaks at a Google I/O event in Mountain View, Calif., Wednesday, May 10...
MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Technology Writer

Google is giving its dominant search engine an artificial-intelligence makeover

Google has disclosed plans to infuse its dominant search engine with more advanced artificial-intelligence technology.
21 days ago
Multiple facial features are placed together to create a face -- AI is being used to impersonate pe...
Curt Gresseth

How to spot a fake when AI is used in kidnapping and extortion schemes

Artificial intelligence has found its way into science, education, social media and much more. Now, AI has made its way into scams.
21 days ago
A giant A and I are pictured -- would an AI chatbot replace human interaction?...
Samantha Herrera

Combatting loneliness with AI? It may be a slippery slope

As AI technology continues getting more and more sophisticated, there's a concern that something like a chatbot could replace real social interaction.
21 days ago
tiktok logo is shown, kids' social media use is under scrutiny from health officials...
Peter Johnston

APA urges adults to limit kids’ social media use

Kids' social media use should not be without guidance and oversight from parents, an advisory from the American Psychological Association said.
21 days ago
Rumman Chowdhury is pictured, she is the coordinator for the mass AI hacking exercise...
Associated Press

Hackers aim to find flaws in AI – with White House help

No sooner did ChatGPT get unleashed than hackers started “jailbreaking” the artificial intelligence chatbot – trying to override its safeguards so it could blurt out something unhinged or obscene. But now its maker, OpenAI, and other major AI providers such as Google and Microsoft, are coordinating with the Biden administration to let thousands of hackers […]
22 days ago
Deer crossing sign...
Adam Small

New deer crossing tech will alert drivers when wildlife is nearby

Drivers on SR-73 in Eagle Mountain could soon see flashing lights and a warning to slow down thanks to new infrared technology.
23 days ago
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Tim Hughes

Quagga mussels: Utah boaters asked to help fight against invasive species

Quagga mussels are looked for on boats that come out of Lake Powell. Wildlife experts are trying to prevent the aggressive species from spreading.
23 days ago
Shooting stars fall across the sky during the peak of the Eta Aquarids meteor shower as the Milky W...
Taylor Nicioli, CNN

How to view a lunar eclipse, full ‘flower moon,” and meteor shower this weekend

Alongside the shower comes the May flower moon, the first full moon of the "month of flower," and its almost perfect alignment with the sun and Earth.
27 days ago
The White House on Thursday announced a series of measures to address the challenges of artificial ...
Brian Fung, CNN

White House unveils an AI plan ahead of meeting with tech CEOs

The US government plans to introduce policies that shape how federal agencies procure and use AI systems, which could influence the AI market.
28 days ago
Computer scientist Geoffrey Hinton poses at Google's Mountain View, Calif, headquarters on Wednesda...
DAVID HAMILTON AP Business Reporter

4 dangers that most worry AI pioneer Geoffrey Hinton

Geoffrey Hinton, a computer scientist known as the “godfather of artificial intelligence,” recently resigned his high-profile job at Google specifically to share his concerns that unchecked AI development could threaten humanity.
28 days ago
PornHub has blocked access to users from Utah that wish to view their content.  In a video message...
Lindsay Aerts

How will social media sites respond to PornHub’s decision to block Utah users?

Utah users could be left in the dark if websites such as Facebook and Instagram follow the decision of an adult website on Monday.
29 days ago
PornHub has blocked access to users from Utah that wish to view their content.  In a video message...
Simone Seikaly

PornHub blocks users in Utah, cites state’s age verification law

In a video statement, PornHub said they don't believe that age verification is the best way to keep Utah minors safe.
1 month ago
PPAU and ACLU are attempting to get a judge to grant a preliminary injunction against a new Utah la...
Peter Johnston

Utah Privacy Officer: state plan will help Utahns know their rights

Utah's Chief Privacy Officer (CPO) is working to create a plan that outlines how state government can protect Utahns' privacy rights. 
1 month ago
Northern lights seen in Emigration Canyon on April 24, 2023. (Bryony Richards)...

How to track the next northern lights appearance in Utah

On Sunday night, the weather phenomenon known as aurora borealis or the northern lights visited Utah, which surprised many.
1 month ago
environmental activists are pictured, earth day is here...
Associated Press

Earth’s warriors, young and old, keep battling and hoping

Here are some planetary warriors as Earth Day arrives. Even though 40, 50, 60 and even 70 years separate them, they have something in common: Hope.
1 month ago
The Lyrids were first recorded in 687 BC, making them one of the oldest recorded meteor showers met...
Taylor Nicioli

Viewing the Lyrids meteor shower could be a fun weekend activity

 (CNN) — After no major annual meteor showers for months, the Lyrids are here to end the drought. Known as one of the oldest-recorded meteor showers, the Lyrids are expected to produce 10 to 15 meteors per hour for three nights centered around its peak of 9:06 p.m. ET on Saturday, according to EarthSky. The Lyrids have been […]
1 month ago
SpaceX's Starship took off from a launch pad on the coast of South Texas on Thursday at 9:28 a.m. E...
Jackie Wattles and Ashley Strickland, CNN

SpaceX’s Starship rocket explodes in midair after liftoff

Starship was meant to use its own engines, blazing for more than six minutes, to propel itself to nearly orbital speeds.
1 month ago
savings account...
Curt Gresseth

Is the new Apple savings account worth checking out? Financial adviser says yes.

Apple has entered the banking industry with a savings account with a high 4.15 percent APY -- which is head and shoulders above many competitors.
1 month ago

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