technology New Direct Flight Strengthens Omaha's Image for Start-ups and Investors By Deborah (Van Fleet) Newcombe • Oct 10, 2016 Do Space, OPS workshops focus on responsible digital citizenship By Katie Knapp Schubert • Mar 3, 2016 A series of workshops this month in Omaha look to educate parents and teens on responsible use of social media and smart devices. Iowa House OKs resolution over seizure of electronic data By Associated Press • Feb 25, 2016 DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa House has unanimously passed a resolution that seeks to amend the state's constitution to add rules for how authorities can search and seize electronic communications and data. Girls Who Code Club coming to Omaha By Katie Knapp Schubert • Feb 18, 2016 An Omaha Public Library branch will be the home of a Girls Who Code club. At Do Space, MCC sees opportunities to experiment with learning By Katie Knapp Schubert • Nov 9, 2015 Omaha’s digital library is open to the public, and an important part of it will be space for classes. Omaha's digital library, Do Space, to open this weekend By Katie Knapp Schubert • Nov 2, 2015 A first-of-its-kind digital library is set to open Saturday in Omaha. UNMC students, faculty get up close with new medical technology By Katie Knapp Schubert • Oct 21, 2015 3D and virtual reality technology could be part of future training at UNMC. Sen. Fischer, FCC Commissioner push for expanded rural broadband access By Katie Knapp Schubert • Jun 29, 2015 U.S. Senator Deb Fischer and a FCC Commissioner want changes to subsidies given to telephone and internet providers. UNO, UNMC team wins award from DARPA for chikungunya research By Katie Knapp Schubert • May 13, 2015 A team of UNO and UNMC researchers has received an award from DARPA for their work on a strategy to prevent the spread of a mosquito-borne illness. Nebraska AG announces settlements for Verizon, Sprint users By Associated Press • May 13, 2015 LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson says the state has reached settlements on behalf of Verizon Wireless and Sprint Corporation customers who were improperly billed. Digital library named; will open this fall By Katie Knapp Schubert • Apr 15, 2015 Omaha’s new digital library has a name. Creighton students compete to build the best app By Katie Knapp Schubert • Dec 10, 2014 Creighton students in business intelligence and analytics will compete this Friday to build the best app for mobile devices. Former bookstore site in Omaha to become digital library By Katie Knapp Schubert • Dec 4, 2014 A digital library and technology center will open in central Omaha next fall. Nebraska officials look to expand broadband By Associated Press • Nov 30, 2014 LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state officials have released a plan that aims to have faster Internet service available to more households by 2020. Smart phone kill switch could save consumers more than $3 billion By Katie Knapp Schubert • Aug 4, 2014 Updated research on a kill switch for smart phones shows it could save consumers more than $3 billion. UNMC, UNL team testing mini-robots in space-like conditions By Katie Knapp Schubert • May 6, 2014 UNMC UNMC and UNL researchers are testing whether mini-robots could perform surgery in space. BBB warns of risk from Internet Explorer vulnerability By Katie Knapp Schubert • Apr 30, 2014 A vulnerability in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer web browser could put your personal information at risk. Creighton research looks at impact of kill switch for smartphones By Katie Knapp Schubert • Apr 21, 2014 A Creighton researcher says consumers could save millions of dollars every year if a “kill switch” was available for lost or stolen smartphones. Nebraska technology firm to relocate to Missouri By Associated Press • Apr 14, 2014 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. Neb. e-book buyers will share in settlement By Associated Press • Mar 27, 2014 LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Some Nebraska consumers who overpaid for e-books will be compensated as part of a $166 million settlement. New app warns of flood threats By Katie Knapp Schubert • Mar 25, 2014 A new smartphone app can alert you when there’s flooding in your area. Douglas County launches mobile app for requesting services, reporting issues By Katie Knapp Schubert • Nov 20, 2013 Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM Douglas County residents have a new way to report issues to the county. Nebraska outpacing the nation in Internet connectivity, according to Census Bureau By Associated Press • Jun 23, 2013 LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Newly released U.S. Census Bureau data shows that Nebraska is outpacing the national average in Internet connectivity. BBB warns of tech support scam By Katie Knapp Schubert • May 31, 2013 The Better Business Bureau is warning of a scam involving random calls or emails offering tech support. Reporting of graffiti, potholes, code violations in Omaha goes mobile By Katie Knapp Schubert • Aug 21, 2012 Anyone with a smart phone can snap a picture and report an issue directly to an Omaha department without going to city hall. New school year, new technology for some students in a Sarpy County school district By Katie Knapp Schubert • Aug 3, 2012 Some students in the Springfield Platteview Community Schools will return to class August 16th with new technology.