12 March 2014

Happy Birthday, World Wide Web!

Posted in Technology, U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  The World Wide Web, the concept that made the internet relevant to most of us, turned 25 Wednesday. British scientist Tim Berners-Lee came up with the idea for the Web; the internet was ...

11 March 2014

Soldier wants to keep life saving iPhone

Posted in Technology, U.S. & World News

Salt Lake City, Utah -- (KSL) A Utah soldier who says his iPhone helped save him from a suicide bomb wants to thank Apple, but he also wants a new phone. Staff Sgt. Shaun Frank survived a blast fro ...

11 March 2014

Pitfalls of smartphone parenting

Posted in Technology, U.S. & World News

(NBC) We've all seen kids tune out the rest of the world, totally engrossed in technology.  Now new research suggests parents can be just as drawn to the light of tablets and smartphones as kids ar ...

25 February 2014

State databases back online following cyberattack

Posted in Technology, Politics, Regional

Salem, Ore. -- (OPB) Two heavily-trafficked online databases maintained by the Oregon's Secretary of State's office were brought back online over the weekend. That announcement comes nearly three w ...

25 February 2014

Local business is first to accept Bitcoin in Southern Oregon

Posted in Technology, Local, Economy

Jacksonville, Ore. -- A Jacksonville coffee shop is the first Café in Oregon to accept the form of currency known as Bitcoins. Stim Coffee officially started accepting the digital money over the w ...

21 February 2014

State warns people to change passwords after site hacked

Posted in Technology, Regional

Salem, Ore. -- (OPB) Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown is warning people who've used her agency's hacked website (, to reset their password -- especially if they use that s ...

21 February 2014

Protecting your privacy

Posted in Technology

Apps promise to protect your personal info. PC Mike Wendland reports.

19 February 2014

Google Fiber may speed up Portland's web access

Posted in Technology, Regional

Portland, Ore. -- (OPB) Internet service in Portland could be 100 times faster next year. Google announced Wednesday that Portland is one of nine metro areas on the short list for its super-high spe ...

25 November 2013

Gadget Reviews - NatAtmo Urban Weather Station

Written by Adam Colpack, Posted in Technology

NBC 5 Meteorologist Adam Colpack has been testing some products and tells us what you might want to get and what might not be worth your money. Looking for a way to track temperatures at home and o ...

27 September 2013

The Virtual School Experience

Posted in Technology, Regional

Middle school student Rebeckah Besand needed a mental break from constantly being bullied. She pitched the idea of home school to her parents. Mom wasn’t entirely sold. Then, over a fast food mea ...