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A series of workshops this month in Omaha look to educate parents and teens on responsible use of social media and smart devices.

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

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

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

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

Oct 21, 2015

3D and virtual reality technology could be part of future training at UNMC.

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

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.

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

Apr 15, 2015

Omaha’s new digital library has a name.

Creighton students compete to build the best app

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

Dec 4, 2014

A digital library and technology center will open in central Omaha next fall.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state officials have released a plan that aims to have faster Internet service available to more households by 2020.

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

May 6, 2014
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UNMC and UNL researchers are testing whether mini-robots could perform surgery in space.

BBB warns of risk from Internet Explorer vulnerability

Apr 30, 2014

A vulnerability in Microsoft’s Internet Explorer web browser could put your personal information at risk.

A Creighton researcher says consumers could save millions of dollars every year if a “kill switch” was available for lost or stolen smartphones.

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.

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

Mar 25, 2014

A new smartphone app can alert you when there’s flooding in your area.

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Douglas County residents have a new way to report issues to the county.

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

May 31, 2013

The Better Business Bureau is warning of a scam involving random calls or emails offering tech support.

Anyone with a smart phone can snap a picture and report an issue directly to an Omaha department without going to city hall.

Some students in the Springfield Platteview Community Schools will return to class August 16th with new technology.