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Panel recommends bio-fuel options to reduce aviation carbon emissions

Scientists believe that organically produced bio-fuels could be one of the answers to the environmental challenge.

Panel recommends options to reduce aviation carbon emissions

Scientists believe that organically produced bio-fuels could be one of the answers to the environmental challenge posed by the concern of greenhouse gasses emitted around the globe by the... Read more »

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Farewell to VCRs: Japanese maker to shelve once-hit product

Japanese electronics maker Funai Electric Co. says it's yanking the plug on the world's last video cassette recorder. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.83B, marking end of an era

Verizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion, marking the end of an era for a company that once defined the internet. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Netflix facing tougher times as US subscriber growth slows

After years of spectacular success, Netflix is starting to hit some potholes. The internet video service is wrestling with slowing U.S. subscriber growth and an ambitious international expansion... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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US says fuel economy likely won't meet 2025 targets

The U.S. government says the nation's cars and trucks are well on their way to meeting fuel economy and emissions standards set for 2025, but cheaper gas prices could ultimately lower those targets... Read more »

July 18, 2016

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Autism spectrum disorder: Tech project helps overcome the 'social mud' of life

A team of University of Utah researchers and their startup company, NeuroVersity, have partnered with various organizations to host two new summer camps that teach computer skills to students with... Read more »

July 15, 2016

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IM Flash to lay off 7% of Utah workforce

Lehi-based IM Flash — a joint venture between Micron and Intel — said Monday the company will cut about 7 percent of its workforce, or about 130 positions out of about 1,850 positions... Read more »

July 11, 2016

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N. Korea's missile likely failed after launch from submarine

North Korea launched a ballistic missile from a submarine but it likely failed in its early stage, the latest in a string of tests that are part of efforts by the North to advance technology... Read more »

July 9, 2016

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Players in hunt for Pokemon Go monsters feel real-world pain

Beware: "Pokemon Go," a new smartphone game based on cute Nintendo characters like Squirtle and Pikachu, can be harmful to your health. Read more »

July 8, 2016

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Clark Planetarium developing its own gaming exhibits

The Clark Planetarium is among the first institutions of its kind to create and develop its own interactive exhibits that are modeled after the video gaming experience. Read more »

July 7, 2016

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More than 500,000 hoverboards recalled after fires, burns

More than 500,000 hoverboards are being recalled after some of the motorized scooters overheated, burned riders and damaged property. Read more »

July 6, 2016

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FBI says it won't recommend charges in Clinton email matter

The FBI won't recommend criminal charges against Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email server while secretary of state, agency Director James Comey said Tuesday, lifting a major legal... Read more »

July 5, 2016

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Clinton interviewed by the FBI about private email server

Hillary Clinton was interviewed by the FBI about her use of a private email server as secretary of state, her campaign said Saturday, as federal investigators neared the end of the probe that has... Read more »

July 2, 2016

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Apple sued in China over showing of war film from the 1990s

Apple is being sued by a subsidiary of China's broadcasting regulator over a propaganda film more than 20 years old, in the latest legal wrangling for the tech giant in China in recent weeks. Read more »

July 2, 2016

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Fatal Telsa crash shows limits of self-driving technology

The U.S. government is investigating the first reported death of a driver whose car was in self-driving mode when he crashed. Joshua D. Brown, 40, died May 7 when his Tesla Model S, which was... Read more »

July 1, 2016

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Self-driving car driver killed in Florida collision, a first

The first U.S. self-driving car fatality took place in May when the driver of a Tesla S sports car using the vehicle's "autopilot" automated driving system died in a collision with a truck in... Read more »

June 30, 2016

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Government urges owners of old Hondas to get air bags fixed

The U.S. government is urging owners of 313,000 older Hondas and Acuras to stop driving them and get them repaired after new tests found that their Takata air bag inflators are extremely dangerous. Read more »

June 30, 2016

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Facebook's latest news feed tweak: This time, it's personal

Facebook has once again tweaked the formula it uses to decide what people will see in their news feed — and this time, it's personal. Read more »

June 29, 2016

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Clinton proposes debt forgiveness to young entrepreneurs

Hillary Clinton on Tuesday proposed letting entrepreneurs defer making student loan payments in order to create jobs and stimulate growth. Read more »

June 28, 2016

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Can you hear them now? New buoy listens for singing whales

Scientists have deployed a buoy 22 miles off the coast of New York's Fire Island to monitor several species of great whales in "near real-time." The high-tech acoustic device will eavesdrop on the... Read more »

June 28, 2016

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How Amazon's Dash buttons can thwart smart shopping

Amazon is expanding its lineup of Dash buttons, its "Jetsons"-style devices that let you reorder a particular product with a single touch. The online retailer says the buttons offer "quick and... Read more »

June 28, 2016

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Clinton failed to hand over key email to State Department

Former Secretary Hillary Clinton failed to turn over a copy of a key message involving problems caused by her use of a private homebrew email server, the State Department confirmed Thursday. The... Read more »

June 23, 2016

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North Korea makes apparent progress with midrange missile

North Korea took a significant step Wednesday in the development of a powerful ballistic missile intended to reach U.S. bases in the Pacific, launching one of the weapons about 1,000 kilometers... Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Capsule full of space station junk makes fiery re-entry

A capsule filled with space station trash bit the cosmic dust Wednesday with a keenly interested scientific audience. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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New FAA rules on drone use could help local businesses

New federal regulations regarding the use of unmanned aircraft will likely have an effect on some area businesses. The new rules are designed to provide a framework for the use of unmanned... Read more »

June 21, 2016

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USU professors receive $5.8M in Nuclear Energy Research grants

Two mechanical engineering professors at Utah State University will receive grants from the U.S. Department of Energy totaling $5.8 million for nuclear energy research. Read more »

June 21, 2016

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White House clears small, commercial drones for takeoff

Routine commercial use of small drones was cleared for takeoff by the Obama administration Tuesday, after years of struggling to write rules that would both protect public safety and free the... Read more »

June 21, 2016

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Governor touts education as key to state tech future

Gov. Herbert says in order to continue establishing Utah as one of the foremost leaders in technology development for years into the future, the state will have to make a sustained, concerted... Read more »

June 20, 2016

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Few Utah police report drone use, cite tough FAA regulations

Law enforcement agencies have touted drones as a powerful new tool for searches and investigations, but police agencies in Utah report they've stopped using the devices after getting bogged down by... Read more »

June 19, 2016

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AP Interview: Jia Zhangke plans virtual reality romance

Critically acclaimed Chinese director Jia Zhangke says he will make a virtual reality film next year with a romantic story as he and viewers get used to the new medium, and declared: "I think VR is... Read more »

June 18, 2016

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At E3, game makers introduce more diverse heroes

After introducing the world to several new female heroes at last year's Electronic Entertainment Expo, story-driven game makers at this week's gathering of the interactive industry are... Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Jobs expo targets hard hit Uinta Basin with opportunity along Wasatch Front

Uinta Basin counties and other energy dependent counties are partnering in a job fair event to address the high unemployment rate effecting the areas in the wake of the most recent energy market... Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Trade organization honors central Utah firm, economic director

World Trade Center Utah honored Bailey Farms International, based in Ephraim, and Malcolm Nash, economic development director for Sevier County, during its annual Central Utah International... Read more »

June 16, 2016

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FDA approves stomach-draining obesity treatment

A new weight loss device offers a novel approach to cutting calories: draining them from the stomach before they are fully digested. Read more »

June 14, 2016

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Democratic Party's computers breached by Russian hackers

Two "sophisticated adversaries" linked to Russian intelligence services broke into the Democratic National Committee's computer networks and gained access to confidential emails, chats and... Read more »

June 14, 2016

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Court upholds net neutrality rules on equal internet access

In a big win for the Obama administration, a federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the government's "net neutrality" rules that require internet providers to treat all web traffic equally. Read more »

June 14, 2016

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Point of the Mountain development: 'Are we thinking big enough?' economist asks commission

The Point of the Mountain Development Commission charged with planning development of Utah's so-called "Silicon Slopes" was challenged Monday to think big as it considers the future of the corridor. Read more »

June 13, 2016

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Apple makes Siri smarter, rolls out software improvements

Apple kicked off its annual software developer conference with an artificial intelligence upgrade for Siri, its digital assistant, as well as new software features for other devices and an overhaul... Read more »

June 13, 2016

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The Apple Watch will soon track fitness for wheelchair users

Fitness trackers routinely measure physical activity such as running and cycling and encourage people to stand up and walk around throughout the day. But if you're in a wheelchair, you're out of luck. Read more »

June 13, 2016

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Microsoft to buy networking site LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

In a surprise move, Microsoft said Monday that it is buying professional networking service site LinkedIn for about $26.2 billion. Read more »

June 13, 2016

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'Star Trek' actors take series' first VR game for a spin

It looks like the trippiest episode of "Star Trek" ever created. Read more »

June 11, 2016

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Los Alamos app allows users to visit 1940s 'Atomic City'

Los Alamos, a once secret city where scientists participated in the nation's classified World War II nuclear development program, can now be experienced much like it was then with a new app. Read more »

June 11, 2016

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Christina Grimmie: A star on the rise cut down by gunman

Hours after she died, Christina Grimmie's face still beamed from a selfie video she had posted online inviting everyone to be there for her concert Friday night. Read more »

June 11, 2016

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Apple to start showing ads in App Store

Apple says that it will start showing paid ads when people search for apps in its popular mobile store. Read more »

June 8, 2016

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Experts: Clinton emails could have compromised CIA names

The names of CIA personnel could have been compromised not only by hackers who may have penetrated Hillary Clinton's private computer server or the State Department system, but also by the release... Read more »

June 8, 2016

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Notre Dame opens turbomachinery lab that will create jobs

University of Notre Dame officials hope a new $36 million turbomachinery laboratory it's opening will raise its research profile and lead to more businesses moving into a South Bend technology park. Read more »

June 7, 2016

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Colleagues remember UCLA shooting victim as 'gentle soul'

The victim of a murder-suicide that locked down the UCLA campus for hours Wednesday was a mechanical engineering professor who was married with two children, according to a law enforcement official... Read more »

June 1, 2016

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Googling yourself now leads to personal privacy controls

Soon, all you'll need to do is Google yourself if you're wondering how deeply Google has been digging into your digital life. Read more »

June 1, 2016

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Wal-Mart steps up online efforts in China as a key to future

Wal-Mart's tiny warehouse in eastern Shanghai doesn't look like much. But it's a key part of the company's strategy to win over grocery customers in China who are fast heading online. Read more »

May 31, 2016

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