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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 …

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, …

Gesher Cleveland, a collaborative nonprofit resource center devised in 2013 to create a self-sustaining Jewish community in Cleveland, has partnered with Longtree & Associates LLC of New Jersey to bring new health care education opportunities to Ohio. Longtree, started in 1990, educates and certifies people in health care to have careers in patient care and …

Feb 15th 2020 DALLAS, LOS ANGELES AND SEATTLE FROM FAR enough away most houses look the same. At cruising altitude over Dallas, Los Angeles and even much of New York, most dwellings are nondescript: beige- or grey-roofed, laid out in neat patterns. In sunnier climes the monotony is punctuated by the bright turquoise oblongs of …

Jan 18th 2020 SINCE THE ancient Greeks, at least, people have recognised that civilisational progress tends to create havoc as well as opportunity. Economists have had little time for such concerns. To them, technological progress is the wellspring of long-run growth, and the only interesting question is how best to coax more innovation out of …

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 …

One thing democratic socialists and nationalist populists seem to have in common is a discomfort with technology. Sure, folks in both camps may love tweeting on their iPhones and binging Netflix — and one day may be happy that a terrible illness is cured through genetic editing. But the economic process that helps generate all …

GARY — U.S. Steel’s Gary Works steel mill partly flooded after a water pipe break early Wednesday, forcing the steelmaker to shut down its blast furnaces and steel-making operations. “A big water pipe broke, and the steel-making side flooded bad,” United Steelworkers District 7 Director Mike Millsap said. The pipe, much larger than a standard …