Technology

Pence unveils plans for “Space Force”

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBCNC) – Calling space a “warfighting domain,” Vice President Mike Pence outlined plans for the creation of military branch to be called “The United States Department of the Space Force.” During remarks at the Pentagon, Pence said the goal is …

Amazon experiences outage on ‘Prime Day’

SEATTLE, Wash. (NBCNC) – It turned into a bit of a “dog day afternoon” Monday for Amazon during it much-hyped “Prime Day.” Some bargain-seeking shoppers encountered glitches with the company’s website. They were met with apology messages, accompanied by various photos of …

OSU researchers turning cheese into booze

CORVALLIS, Ore. (KGW) – Researchers at Oregon State University are studying the environmental impact of whey when it is turned into alcohol, as more spirit-makers explore whey-based vodka. According to OSU, turning leftover whey from the cheese-making process into vodka is far …

Net Neutrality ends

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC News) – With Net Neutrality coming to an end, there are fewer rules governing how internet service providers can operate. However, you might not see any immediate changes today. “Each day that goes by that we don’t have Net …

Facebook admits data sharing agreements

(NBC News) – Facebook is under fire once again after more revelations about data sharing. A New York Times investigation has revealed partnerships with device makers including Apple and Samsung gave the companies deep access to user data, as well as the …

What’s next for Apple?

(NBC News) – Apple will be showing off the company’s latest updates today at the Worldwide Developers Conference. IOS 11 brought big changes to the iPhone, and controversy when Apple admitted to slowing down older models to extend battery life. Now, the …

GDPR: Europe pushes back on tech privacy

(NBC News) – You might be seeing notifications and emails this week from online companies working to comply with new European privacy rules. General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, went into effect on May 25th. The new law aims to give users …
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