Technology

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Amanda Dickson

Can the average Utahn afford to go solar?

With power bills going up around the country, more and more people are investigating the option of going solar. When you add in federal and state incentives, is it affordable for the average Utahn?
2 hours ago
Potential Space X debris found in Australia....
Jackie Wattles, CNN Business

Likely debris from a SpaceX capsule found in Australia

NASA confirms that one of the objects is "likely" a scrap of hardware from a SpaceX Dragon capsule that reentered the Earth's atmosphere last May.
3 days ago
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Rachel Metz, CNN Business

AI made these stunning images. Here’s why experts are worried

Originally Published: 30 JUN 22 08:12 ET Updated: 02 AUG 22 12:00 ET   (CNN) — A million bears walking on the streets of Hong Kong. A strawberry frog. A cat made out of spaghetti and meatballs. These are just a few of the text descriptions that people have fed to cutting-edge artificial intelligence systems […]
6 days ago
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Amanda Dickson

Understanding the changing power grid, and that the power comes from us

A solar engineer questions recent public comments by public officials about the strength of the American power grid.
9 days ago
Twitter is warning that governments around the globe are making more requests of the company to rem...
AMANDA SEITZ Associated Press

Governments ramp up demands for user info, Twitter warns

Twitter is warning that governments around the globe are making more requests of the company to remove posts or snoop on accounts.
11 days ago
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Curt Gresseth

Nearly half of Gen Zers prefer TikTok over Google for news

Students like to get their news in bite-size pieces in video formats like TikTok over Google, and if they like what they watch, they may go to find out more at a news website, says a university journalism professor.
19 days ago
FILE - This Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, file photo shows application icons from left, Facebook, Facebook...
Curt Gresseth

Expert gives tips on conquering your downward social media scroll

Are you addicted to the social-media scroll? An expert weighs in on what you can do to slow the scroll.
1 month ago
FILE - A Tesla owner charges his vehicle at a charging station in Topeka, Kan., Monday, April 5, 20...
TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer

US report: nearly 400 crashes of automated tech vehicles

However, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration cautioned against using the numbers to compare automakers,
2 months ago
Iran digital intrusion...
Curt Gresseth

Don’t get hacked. Protect your online data by being cyber-ready.

A cyber-security says defend yourself against hackers by being cyber-ready.
3 months ago
The gold star on your license will be needed if you want to fly in the next year....
Dan Bammes

Your driver’s license needs this if you want to fly in the next year

The gold star on your driver's license will be needed for anyone 18 and older. Most people have been getting them as they've renewed their licenses over the past four or so years.
3 months ago
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Chandler Holt

WSU achieves water conservation goals four years early

Over 5 years ago, Weber State University set a water conservation goal to reduce campus water usage by 30% by 2025, a goal they achieved in 2021.
4 months ago
Intermountain drone delivery...
Dan Bammes

Intermountain Healthcare preparing for drone deliveries

The prescription delivery via drone service offered by Intermountain Healthcare could begin as soon as summer 2022.
4 months ago
Stephen Wilhite, the creator of the GIF, passed away earlier this month from COVID. He was 74. Phot...
Mark Jones

Stephen Wilhite, the creator of the GIF has died at the age of 74

Steven Wilhite, the creator of the GIF, passed away earlier this month from COVID.
5 months ago
Computer Lab with Fortnite on multiple screens...
CHANDLER HOLT

Fortnite creator advocating for virtual education opportunities in Utah

Epic Games staff hold 35-hour course for Utah educators to demonstrate benefits of education opportunities within the video game. 
5 months ago
Artemis I...
Ashley Strickland, CNN

NASA rolls mega Artemis I moon rocket out to the launchpad

Originally Published: 17 MAR 22 09:33 ET Updated: 18 MAR 22 13:22 ET (CNN) — The Artemis I mission is another step closer to its lunar launch. The massive 322-foot-tall (98 meters) stack, which includes NASA’s Space Launch System rocket topped by the Orion spacecraft, rolled out for its testing debut at Kennedy Space Center […]
5 months ago
Social media, especially oculus is popping up as the primary social media behind a couple of Utah-t...
Marc Giauque

Utah missing girl’s case highlights new concerns over virtual world apps

As technology changes causing virtual world apps to tchange, they're becoming more anonymous and increasing the risks to children.
5 months ago
TikTok teen...
Curt Gresseth

Is TikTok hurting your teen? Parents can help says counselor

Parents can help their teen make better decisions about their interactions with social media platforms like TikTok.
6 months ago
A crew chief from the 388th Fighter Wing marshalls an F-35A Lightning II as they launch for deploym...
Kira Hoffelmeyer

Fighter wings from Hill Air Force Base being deployed to Germany

F-35s from Hill Air Force Base arrived in Germany today, as tensions continue to froth along the  Russia and Ukraine border.
6 months ago
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YURAS KURMANAU and FRANK BAJAK Associated Press

Cyberattacks knock out sites of Ukrainian army, major banks

The relatively low-level, denial-of-service attacks Tuesday come after weeks of escalating fears that Russia might invade Ukraine.
6 months ago
FILE - The logos for streaming services Netflix, Hulu, Disney Plus and Sling TV are pictured on a r...
LEANNE ITALIE AP Entertainment Writer

Love and logins: Forget fido, after a breakup, who gets the passwords?

Nearly 8 in 10 Americans in a relationship share passwords across nearly every digital platform. So who gets the passwords in a breakup?
6 months ago
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Rachel Metz, CNN Business

IRS halts plan to require facial recognition for logging in to user accounts

The reversal comes as tax season is underway and hints at public discomfort around the expanded use of facial recognition technology.
6 months ago
In this 1915-1923 photo made available by the Library of Congress, a doctor examines a child with a...
Curt Gresseth

One economist says life today is simpler than you may think

Without having to spend time hunting and gathering, one economist says we live the real simple life.
6 months ago
(Congregation Kol Ami, which received a six-figure donation from Entrata.  Photo: Paul Nelson, Janu...
Paul Nelson

Jewish leaders praise Entrata for building bridges after company founder sends anti-Semitic email

Tech company Entrata has reached out to the Jewish Community to repair damage done by its founder.
7 months ago
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Curt Gresseth

The hottest and coolest new tech at the 2022 Consumer Electronics Show

Dave & Dujanovic explore some of the newest offerings in tech from the 2022 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
7 months ago

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