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The tension between the media and technology industries has long been characterized as a fight for users’ attention. The more of it they have, the greater the opportunity to sell new products and services. The advertising technology giants Facebook Inc. and Google have turned that into a $200 billion-a-year business. Now that millions of people …

Whether it’s about the spread of coronavirus or the flu or due to a hip or knee surgery, it can be tough staying home. Imagine first the types of tasks that would take you out of your house. These could include working, taking kids to school, grocery shopping, picking up medication or going to the …

Art Van Furniture has announced it is winding down operations and will begin liquidation sales at all of its company-owned stores in multiple states, including Michigan. “Despite our best efforts to remain open, the Company’s brands and operating performance have been hit hard by a challenging retail environment,” said Diane Charles, Art Van Furniture spokesperson. …

Lavay Moore, PCC, holds a set of Sonic Captivate 60 Minirite hearing aids Monday, Feb. 17, 2020.  Billy Hefton | Enid News & Eagle ENID, Okla. — Hearing aid technology is going through an ever-changing process, with advances happening as often as two or three times a year, according to local specialists. “Hearing aids are far …

WESTPORT, MO (KCTV) – A lot of times when you think of the coronavirus, you of course think about travel and health, but what about technology. Jae Reynolds is the store manager of Mobile Revive in Westport. Based on the name, you can probably tell they fix phones, but that’s not all. “Buy, trade, sell, …

ATLANTA (CBS46)—A Fortune 500 company is bringing more technology jobs to Midtown. According to the Georgia The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), Macy’s will open a new office at Atlanta’s T3 West Midtown, located on 17th Street. The new facility will house technology operations for Macy’s and the company will maintain its current Johns …

Drivers of select vehicles in Virginia are going to be part of the initial deployment of next-generation “Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything” technology. The technology (C-V2X) will be used on Northern Virginia roads with a focus on work-zone warnings and red-light signal phase transmissions, according to a news release last week from Qualcomm Technologies, which has partnered with …

For years, students in Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center’s machining program have used manual lathes to cut, sand and shape components – a valuable skill but one many companies no longer rely on in today’s age of computerized technology. Now, the the Richland Township vocational school will have the modern machinery to keep pace, …

Technology Service Corporation hosted a ribbon cutting and open house to christen its new facility in Dahlgren. This new facility significantly increases the footprint for staff members supporting contract efforts at the Naval Surface Warfare Center and the Missile Defense Agency in Dahlgren. The new facility also brings cutting-edge technology to the company’s expanded conference …

The US commerce secretary would be able to block imports of any technology deemed to pose a potential national security threat under sweeping new plans proposed by the Trump administration. In an attempt to combat the perceived threat of Chinese equipment being used for spying, the US commerce department on Tuesday put forward rules requiring …