technology http://kios.org en UNMC, UNL team testing mini-robots in space-like conditions http://kios.org/post/unmc-unl-team-testing-mini-robots-space-conditions <p>UNMC and UNL researchers are testing whether mini-robots could perform surgery in space. Tue, 06 May 2014 17:53:01 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 46783 at http://kios.org UNMC, UNL team testing mini-robots in space-like conditions BBB warns of risk from Internet Explorer vulnerability http://kios.org/post/bbb-warns-risk-internet-explorer-vulnerability <p>A vulnerability in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer web browser could put your personal information at risk. Wed, 30 Apr 2014 19:30:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 46474 at http://kios.org Creighton research looks at impact of kill switch for smartphones http://kios.org/post/creighton-research-looks-impact-kill-switch-smartphones <p>A Creighton researcher says consumers could save millions of dollars every year if a “kill switch” was available for lost or stolen smartphones. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 45910 at http://kios.org Nebraska technology firm to relocate to Missouri http://kios.org/post/nebraska-technology-firm-relocate-missouri <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Nebraska-based information technology firm plans to move its headquarters to Kansas City with the aid of some government incentives. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:45:18 +0000 Associated Press 45698 at http://kios.org Neb. e-book buyers will share in settlement http://kios.org/post/neb-e-book-buyers-will-share-settlement <div><p>LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Some Nebraska consumers who overpaid for e-books will be compensated as part of a $166 million settlement. Thu, 27 Mar 2014 13:12:41 +0000 Associated Press 44817 at http://kios.org New app warns of flood threats http://kios.org/post/new-app-warns-flood-threats <p>A new smartphone app can alert you when there’s flooding in your area. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 19:54:12 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 44727 at http://kios.org Douglas County launches mobile app for requesting services, reporting issues http://kios.org/post/douglas-county-launches-mobile-app-requesting-services-reporting-issues <p>Douglas County residents have a new way to report issues to the county. Wed, 20 Nov 2013 20:00:01 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 39157 at http://kios.org Douglas County launches mobile app for requesting services, reporting issues Nebraska outpacing the nation in Internet connectivity, according to Census Bureau http://kios.org/post/nebraska-outpacing-nation-internet-connectivity-according-census-bureau <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Newly released U.S. Census Bureau data shows that Nebraska is outpacing the national average in Internet connectivity.</span> Sun, 23 Jun 2013 23:17:49 +0000 Associated Press 31946 at http://kios.org BBB warns of tech support scam http://kios.org/post/bbb-warns-tech-support-scam <p>The Better Business Bureau is warning of a scam involving random calls or emails offering tech support. Fri, 31 May 2013 18:24:34 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 30801 at http://kios.org Reporting of graffiti, potholes, code violations in Omaha goes mobile http://kios.org/post/reporting-graffiti-potholes-code-violations-omaha-goes-mobile <p></p><p>Anyone with a smart phone can snap a picture and report an issue directly to an Omaha department without going to city hall.</p><p> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 06:00:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 17868 at http://kios.org Reporting of graffiti, potholes, code violations in Omaha goes mobile