<![CDATA[Technology News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/ en-us Mon, 19 May 2014 14:16:22 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Mon, 19 May 2014 14:16:22 CDT Technology 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com EXCHANGE: Device created to capture video of tornadoes http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article80743882.html#storylink=rss Growing up in a farming family, Brad Emel learned at an early age what it was like to live at the mercy of the weather. He can also remember a few storms that terrified him as a child, as well as the movie "Twister."

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Mon, 30 May 2016 04:03:22 CDT By DAWN JAMES ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article80743882.html
Northern Indiana teens produce video on technology addiction http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article80024362.html#storylink=rss Eastside High School senior David McCallister and DeKalb senior Scott Kennedy created a powerful message about electronic device addiction and the grip technology has on our lives with a short video.

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Sun, 29 May 2016 23:01:00 CDT By JEFF JONES ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article80024362.html
Rose-Hulman breaks ground on student center expansion http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article80692322.html#storylink=rss Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology has broken ground on a $25 million expansion and renovation of its student union.

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Sun, 29 May 2016 17:13:19 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article80692322.html
No likes for Utah apartment complex's Facebook requirement http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80674342.html#storylink=rss Tenants at a Salt Lake City apartment complex are not giving "likes" to a Facebook-centric condition to their lease.

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Sun, 29 May 2016 16:09:02 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80674342.html
Reports of distress before small plane crashed in orchard http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article80679392.html#storylink=rss Authorities say there were reports a small home-built plane was in distress before it crashed in a Southern California orchard, killing both people aboard.

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Sun, 29 May 2016 14:33:19 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article80679392.html
Uganda, South Korea leaders sign co-operation agreements http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80657262.html#storylink=rss Uganda and South Korea signed cooperation agreements Sunday that officials here hope will lead to transfer of technology as Uganda tries to implement an ambitious industrialization program.

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Sun, 29 May 2016 12:54:08 CDT By RODNEY MUHUMUZA ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80657262.html
Altered state: Border redraw moves 19 homes in the Carolinas http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article80663572.html#storylink=rss Dee Martin may wake up on Jan. 1 and find herself in a whole different state.

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Sun, 29 May 2016 12:49:03 CDT By JEFFREY COLLINS and GARY D. ROBERTSON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article80663572.html
Device, drug firms spent $3.8M in Treasure Valley in 2014 http://www.kansascity.com/news/article80668517.html#storylink=rss Robert Wechsler calls himself "the Rain Man of epilepsy for Idaho." A neurologist who specializes in seizure disorders, Wechlser also says that because of his work with the pharmaceutical industry, he is something of a "hired gun ... who comes in and talks about a drug."

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Sun, 29 May 2016 11:33:45 CDT By AUDREY DUTTON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article80668517.html
Plan for state Route 167 span to be footbridge falls through http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article80663577.html#storylink=rss Coming soon to a website near you: 91-year-old bridge for sale. As is. You haul.

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Sun, 29 May 2016 10:03:25 CDT By ADAM LYNN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article80663577.html
Yakama Nation students find success with prosthetics http://www.kansascity.com/news/article80651857.html#storylink=rss In a building just outside the main Yakama Nation Tribal School, its MESA prosthetics team has turned a classroom into a workshop.

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Sun, 29 May 2016 09:54:01 CDT By RAFAEL GUERRERO ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article80651857.html
Connecticut focuses on developing TV and digital industry http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80658917.html#storylink=rss Once hoping to be known as Hollywood East, Connecticut is now actively courting the television and digital media industry, working to attract and grow companies that can meet the burgeoning demand for the content used across multiple platforms, from cable TV's TLC to the Internet's YouTube.

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Sun, 29 May 2016 08:39:05 CDT By SUSAN HAIGH ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80658917.html
Marietta 10th-graders guide fifth-graders in science class http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article80655152.html#storylink=rss Instead of joining the rest of their classmates and giving their earthworms a mixture of caffeine powder and water to see how it affected the worms, fifth-graders Kathryn Tillis and Madeline Vought got a little creative and gave their earthworm a sip of Coke, then waited for it to react.

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Sun, 29 May 2016 05:13:22 CDT By ANTHONY WHITE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article80655152.html
Pilots pay tribute to comrade whose WWII plane crashed http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article80533352.html#storylink=rss Air show pilots performed an aerial salute Saturday to their comrade who died after his World War II-era plane crashed in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey a day earlier.

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Sat, 28 May 2016 20:09:02 CDT By MICHAEL BALSAMO and KAREN MATTHEWS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article80533352.html
Minot reflects upon city's most devastating flood in 2011 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article79568487.html#storylink=rss The most devastating flood ever to hit Minot occurred in 2011. River levels never before experienced in the Souris River Valley damaged thousands of homes, striking a severe blow that pushed countless residents into temporary living quarters or forced them to leave the area entirely.

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Sun, 29 May 2016 01:01:00 CDT By KIM FUNDINGSLAND ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article79568487.html
Consumer advocates finish reading terms of phone apps – all 250,000 words http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/world/article80626867.html#storylink=rss Norway's Consumer Council, which organized the campaign, said it would have been easier to read the New Testament

Although some were specific to the Norwegian market, Netflix, Skype, Facebook and YouTube were also included

Soundcloud and iTunes in particular stood out with their extraordinarily long terms and conditions

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Cellphone fees, education mandates among new state laws http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80535117.html#storylink=rss New laws in South Carolina extend taxes to cellphones, require students to learn about America's "founding principles," and fix a quirk in campaign finance law that has entangled many state officials.

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Sat, 28 May 2016 11:39:01 CDT By SEANNA ADCOX ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80535117.html
Dead gray whale submerged for scientific study http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article80541132.html#storylink=rss A juvenile gray whale found dead near Seattle earlier this month has been submerged off Indian Island so natural predators will clean the massive carcass and provide an educational tool for the Port Townsend Marine Science Center.

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Sat, 28 May 2016 15:39:02 CDT By CHARLIE BERMANT ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article80541132.html
Results of probe into inappropriate emails to be released http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article80545747.html#storylink=rss Preliminary results of an investigation into inappropriate emails found on state servers will be released Tuesday, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced.

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Sat, 28 May 2016 14:54:02 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article80545747.html
'Technical issue' cripples much of Swedish air traffic http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article80539287.html#storylink=rss Swedish officials say "a technical problem" is affecting air traffic control operations in Sweden — the second such issue in two weeks to hit the Scandinavian nation.

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Sat, 28 May 2016 10:38:21 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article80539287.html
Editorials from around New England http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80534932.html#storylink=rss Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England newspapers:

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Sat, 28 May 2016 08:59:00 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80534932.html
Michigan bills expand use of driverless cars beyond testing http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80534517.html#storylink=rss The U.S. auto industry's home state of Michigan is preparing for the advent of self-driving cars by pushing legislation to allow for public sales and operation — a significant expansion beyond an existing state law that sanctions such vehicles for testing only.

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Sat, 28 May 2016 08:38:27 CDT By DAVID EGGERT ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80534517.html
Looking ahead to 100 more years at the Indianapolis 500 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article80529737.html#storylink=rss Ray Harroun never could have envisioned the speed, science and styling behind the cars on the starting grid for the 100th Indy 500, not when he was piloting the Marmon Wasp to victory in the inaugural race back in 1911.

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Sat, 28 May 2016 07:39:01 CDT By DAVE SKRETTA ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article80529737.html
AP FACT CHECK: Clinton misstates key facts in email episode http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article80333187.html#storylink=rss Over the months, Hillary Clinton misstated key facts about her use of private email and her own server for her work as secretary of state, the department's inspector general reported this week.

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Fri, 27 May 2016 19:44:01 CDT By LISA LERER and CATHERINE LUCEY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article80333187.html
Bradley University recognized for use of highway research http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article80502642.html#storylink=rss The Federal Highway Administration has recognized Bradley University for its work in integrating new technologies and innovations into the classroom.

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Fri, 27 May 2016 21:48:27 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article80502642.html
Snow, fire, rocks: I-70 closes every 2.4 days west of Denver http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article79898022.html#storylink=rss Gregg Rippy spent three hours in a Copper Mountain parking lot waiting for Interstate 70 to reopen during a snowstorm. It was one of the Glenwood Springs civic leader's longest delays in years among his frequent trips to Denver.

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Sat, 28 May 2016 01:01:00 CDT By RANDY ESSEX ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article79898022.html
Now Gawker has its own billionaire backer, sort of http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80452792.html#storylink=rss The courtroom fight between former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan and news-and-gossip site Gawker is becoming a battleground of sorts for Silicon Valley tycoons as well.

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Fri, 27 May 2016 18:49:08 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80452792.html
Cellphone radiation study raises concerns despite low risk http://www.kansascity.com/news/article80290997.html#storylink=rss A new federal study of the potential dangers of cellphone radiation, conducted in rats, found a slight increase in brain tumors in males and raised long-dormant concerns about the safety of spending so much time with cellphones glued to our ears.

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Fri, 27 May 2016 18:34:00 CDT By SETH BORENSTEIN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article80290997.html
Verizon, unions reach deal in principle for 4-year contract http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article80333227.html#storylink=rss Striking Verizon employees may be back to work next week after the company and its unions reached an agreement in principle for a four-year contract.

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Fri, 27 May 2016 16:24:04 CDT By TALI ARBEL ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article80333227.html
Google-backed Magic Leap alleges workers stole its secrets http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80343542.html#storylink=rss Artificial reality startup Magic Leap is accusing two Silicon Valley employees of stealing the closely guarded secrets behind its technological tricks.

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Fri, 27 May 2016 15:29:01 CDT By MICHAEL LIEDTKE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80343542.html
University of Maine offshore wind project gets grant boost http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80280827.html#storylink=rss An offshore wind power pilot project led by the University of Maine is back in the running for a major federal grant, officials said Friday.

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Fri, 27 May 2016 15:29:00 CDT By MARINA VILLENEUVE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80280827.html