This Week in Tech

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Friday, 10 April 2020 06:25

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This week, automakers re-tooling to fight the pandemic, networking for business from home, 5G towers going up in flames, and AI-powered smart shoes.
Friday, 03 April 2020 09:23

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New tech to combat COVID-19, "Zoom-bombing", and police using Amazon Ring home surveillance video to fight crime.
Friday, 27 March 2020 10:44

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Why the US Government wants to use spy tools against its own citizens in the fight against Coronavirus, Pentagon staff gearing up for months working at home, and a conversation with the author of a book sorely needed in times like these, "The Future of Feeling: Building Empathy in a…
Friday, 20 March 2020 07:38

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This week, it's all about tech issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic, like why you should be using a Virtual Private Network (VPN), Twitter cracking down on false information, a new financial scam targeting online job seekers, and calls for free broadband service.
Friday, 13 March 2020 07:53

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This week, how governments around the world—and here in Ohio—are using facial recognition technology, and all the complicated issues that arise from that, including privacy, civil liberties, and the possibility of being falsely accused and prosecuted for crimes you never committed.
Friday, 06 March 2020 09:15

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The State of Ohio is using Artificial Intelligence to help eliminate some regulations. But is it a good idea? We’ll find out, with Ohio Lt. Governor, Jon Husted, CBS Technology Consultant, Larry Magid, and Artificial Intelligence expert, Professor Vanja Djuric, from the University of Akron.
Friday, 28 February 2020 08:55

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This week, we're sorting out the connection between social media and loneliness with a report from CBS News, and an interview with Akron area Psychologist and Author, Dr. Toni Cooper.
Friday, 21 February 2020 08:14

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This week, we’re looking at the intersection between old and new technology, from the cars we drive, to the plants that manufacture them.
Friday, 14 February 2020 07:51

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This week, cybersecurity in the spotlight, as the US Government charges four members of the Chinese military with espionage, for hacking the giant credit reporting company, Equifax. We’ll also talk to the CEO of Trusted Sec, and Binary Defense, about their plans to expand in the Akron area.
Friday, 07 February 2020 08:24

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This week, how a faulty mobile app put a major crimp in the the Iowa Caucuses. Also: New Facebook parental controls, and how augmented reality is teaching a new generation about the campus demonstration that shocked the nation and helped end the Vietnam war 50 years ago this spring.
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