technology

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An earthquake early-warning system for Los Angeles

Nearly a week after the La Habra quake, the area is still shaking. A 2.5 aftershock hit at about 4 this morning. In the wake of that quake and the huge shaker off the coast […]

04/03/2014

Massive tech campus sparks mystery in San Jose

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — San Jose has given the green light to a massive new office complex, but city officials and the developer aren’t revealing the name of the technology company that will occupy […]

03/20/2014

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Gavin Newsom interview: Reinventing American government

California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom says ordinary citizens can use technology to help reshape their government for the better. He’s written a book on the subject called “Citizenville: How to Take the Town Square Digital […]

02/13/2014

French President Francois Hollande takes reporter’s question as he and President Barack Obama hold a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Feb. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

French leader heads to Silicon Valley to talk tech

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — France’s president was visiting San Francisco on Wednesday and meeting with Silicon Valley technology leaders, just days after a French regulator hit Google with an embarrassing regulatory slap and after years […]

02/12/2014

A side mirror warning signal in a Ford Taurus at an automobile testing area in Oxon Hill, Md. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Feds want cars to be able to talk to each other

WASHINGTON (AP) — Your car might see a deadly crash coming even if you don’t, the government says, so officials are moving to require automakers to equip new vehicles with technology that lets them warn […]

02/03/2014

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

‘The Works’ – A new smartphone app for LA

Yesterday, we told you about “The Works.” It’s L.A. County’s new smartphone app that will help residents report graffiti, potholes and other problems. We thought it’s a great idea,  but we had questions. Penny and Phil […]

01/30/2014

Sept. 19, 2013: Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor speaking at the University of Delaware in Newark, Del. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Technology? Some justices want to keep distance

WASHINGTON (AP) — At the Supreme Court, technology can be regarded as a necessary evil, and sometimes not even necessary. When the justices have something to say to each other in writing, they never do […]

01/07/2014

Beyonce (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

NASA responds to Beyonce’s Challenger sample use

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — NASA officials say the 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger accident “should never be trivialized” in response to a new song from Beyonce that features an audio sample recorded just after tragedy struck. […]

12/31/2013

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

Astronauts make rare Christmas Eve spacewalk

It is an exciting and unusual Christmas Eve at NASA, and in space where two space station astronauts are taking a walk. Penny and Phil spoke with NASA spokesman John Ira Petty about this rare occurrence:

12/24/2013

Christian Wheel Let's Talk Tech 300

Solve your computer problems with ‘Let’s Talk Tech’

Christian Wheel is the host of “Let’s Talk Tech,” Saturdays at 5pm on KFWB. Topics this week include: The new iPhones in stores and a new version of iOS to run on them too! We’ll […]

09/21/2013

This Feb. 16, 2012 file photo shows investigators viewing the scene of a school bus crash in Chesterfield, N.J. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Technology for cars to talk to each other urged

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal accident investigators are recommending the government set performance standards for new safety technology that allows cars and trucks to talk to each other and then require the technology be installed in […]

07/23/2013

Michael Terpin

Michael Terpin on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Michael Terpin, the author of Beyond Social Media and an expert in public relation. He is also the founder of SocialRadius, a social media marketing firm that has worked with artists like Will.i.am and TV shows like NBC’s I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!

06/11/2013

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