Technology

Follows trend with growth in upscale off-campus student housing
January 09, 2016
Technology

Follows trend with growth in upscale off-campus student housing

Fully furnished suites with leather upholstered furniture, stainless steel sinks and appliances, granite-top counters, flat-screen TVs, wireless Internet, tanning salons, fitness centers, tennis courts, beach volley ball courts, salt-water swimming pools, clubhouses, and hot tubs. These might sound like the amenities of a...

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Mobile App helps dairy farmers milk profits during volatile times
December 29, 2015
Technology

Mobile App helps dairy farmers milk profits during volatile times

A free mobile app developed by researchers in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences can help dairy farmers plow through financial planning by helping them track feed costs and income. The DairyCents app, currently available on the Apple iPhone, helps farmers estimate income over feed cost per cow, a number that tells...

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Boomers grow health and fitness rehabilitation industry
October 20, 2015
Technology

Boomers grow health and fitness rehabilitation industry

Long before health and fitness was promoted by celebrities such as Jane Fonda and Richard Simmons, “the godfather of fitness” hosted the first fitness television program in 1953 by way of the self-named Jack LaLanne Show. Dressed in a black jump suit and black ballet slippers, his show was aimed toward “the ladies,”...

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Cutting the Cord Smart TVs can be the ticket to 4K broadband
September 27, 2015
Technology

Cutting the Cord Smart TVs can be the ticket to 4K broadband

Broadband homes that use Net-delivered video services such as Netflix and Amazon rather than traditional pay-TV services could help drive consumer acceptance of the higher-definition content format, several trends suggest. That’s because Netflix and other streaming services are leading the way in delivering 4K video. Also...

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Lost Camera Found After Two Years at Sea Photos Intact near
August 30, 2015
Technology

Lost Camera Found After Two Years at Sea Photos Intact near

Two years ago, Paul Burgoyne was sailing to his summer home in Tahsis, near Vancouver, when his boat struck some rocks and sank. Though Burgoyne was able to swim to shore, where he was attended to by the Coast Guard, many of his possessions—including a digital camera full of priceless family photos—were lost. According to...

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CTC to showcase technology solution Sea Space Exposition
August 09, 2015
Technology

CTC to showcase technology solution Sea Space Exposition

Concurrent Technologies Corporation will be exhibiting in booth 653 at the upcoming Sea-Air-Space Exposition in National Harbor, Md. Being held April 16-18, the expo brings together the U.S. industrial base, private-sector U.S. companies and key military decision makers for an annual innovative, educational, maritime based...

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New group fights digital theft with personal focuses on the harmful
July 04, 2015
Technology

New group fights digital theft with personal focuses on the harmful

Thousands are signing up to help visually impaired people across the world using the Be My Eyes app. The non-profit service allows a community of sighted volunteers to be on call via an iOS app and access the person’s camera. When a visually impaired person needs help, they send out a request using VoiceOver and the app picks...

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Combinator hires first black partner to recruit more minorities
June 12, 2015
Technology

Combinator hires first black partner to recruit more minorities

Combinator has hired its first black partner to aid in the drive to recruit more minority entrepreneurs. Prominent Silicon Valley entrepreneur Michael Seibel is joining as a full-time partner to coach high-tech hopefuls, he told USA TODAY. A key part of his mission will be reaching out to blacks and Hispanics who are...

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