It's still not certain whether last night's big storm in our area was a tornado. The National Weather Service is reportedly looking into it today.
The storm damaged a couple of businesses on Manchester Road, flipped a car on its roof, and caused power outages.
It also tore hole in the roof of the Amazon fulfillment center in Twinsburg, where two workers were injured as a result.
This week--Mr. Zuckerberg goes to Washington, worries about Cyberwar, a local biotech startup fighting cancer, cool and creative tech at the Akron Summit county Public library, a new high-tech hearing aid, and a totally free virtual reality experience at the Cleveland International Film Festival.
This week, we'll learn about an innovative Virtual Reality tech startup in Akron, celebrate a cell phone milestone, learn about smartwatch that can diagnose heart problems, get the latest on Facebook privacy issues, find out what NASA is doing to get students ready for jobs of the future, and hear what Amazon is doing to bring more than 1,000 new jobs to Northeast Ohio next year.
This week, we’ll take a look at how people all over the country—and right here in Akron— are coming together in shared community spaces to create, tinker, build, and invent.
We’ll also hear about research into a revolutionary material that could allow much of the outer surface of your home to generate power, new technology that can reveal hidden objects, follow up on cybersecurity efforts to safeguard elections, and find out more about how Facebook has been playing fast and loose with your data.
This week, we’re focusing on cybersecurity, concerns about the upcoming election, and what’s being done to train people to keep both civilian and government networks safe.
Akron-based Signet Jewelers plans to close 200 mall-based stores, reduce costs, and beef up e-commerce, to improve long-term operational and financial performance. This, as a result of recent sales declines.
Market Watch, and Wall Street Journal report the retailer, which owns Kay Jewelers, Zales, and Jared the Galleria of Jewelry, says it hasn't adapted quickly enough, as consumers make fewer trips to stores, and shop more online.
This week, we'll look at how the internet which brings us together with friends and family on social media--is also helping to tear our society apart, and threaten our very existence.
Sound extreme? Well, from the indictment of 13 Russian nationals charged with interfering with the 2016 Presidential election, to Akron-Canton area teens arrested over the past week for making online threats; social media is being used in ways that its creators never dreamed--and which for many--has become a nightmare.