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Friday, 19 January 2024 06:47

Investing in Bitcoin Just Got A Whole Lot Easier Featured

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While millions of people all over the world have eagerly embraced buying Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies for years now, it has always been a bit of a hassle and pretty risky. Now, that has changed—at least to some degree— thanks to recent action from the US Securities and Exchange Commission…
Thursday, 11 January 2024 09:47

Protecting Kids From The Harmful Effects Of Social Media Featured

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Today we're exploring the effects of social media on kids and teens, and what is being done to address them. In our latest edition of  "This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro", we're talking with two experts on the topic; a professor from the University of Akron, and a nationally…
Friday, 15 December 2023 07:37

Art, Music & AI: Human Vs. Machine Featured

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Although people can't necessarily explain why, and often can't tell the difference; they still prefer art made by humans, over art generated by Artificial Intelligence.    That's the word from a new study done recently by researchers at Bowling Green State University, and on today's edition of This Week in…
With a nationwide pilot shortage putting a real strain on the airline industry; Walsh University in North Canton is streamlining its Bachelor of Science in Aviation degree program.  We talked to the University’s President, Dr. Tim Collins, who flies his own private plane, is a former US Air Force Fighter…
Friday, 01 December 2023 13:31

Uncle Sam Wants You! (To Help Fight Voice Cloning Scams) Featured

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From the "Grandparent Scam" where tricksters try to extort people for money by convincing them someone in their family is in terrible danger, to disinformation so toxic it threatens democracy itself; voice cloning enabled by Artificial Intelligence (AI) is posing unprecedented challenges to law enforcement, and to society as a…
Just days away from our annual Thanksgiving food extravaganza; "This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro” is focusing on new technology America’s farmers are using to ensure we have plenty of food on the table. From cameras, drones, and autonomous tractors, to Artificial Intelligence and solar panels; farm operations are…
Friday, 10 November 2023 11:26

Drink Up!: New Clean Water Technology Featured

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This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro is all about water this week, which is perhaps kind of fitting, but not at all intended; as it just happens to come at the same time the City of Akron just announced they're increasing water rates for city residents by at least…
This week, news that Summit County's multi-million dollar, 125 mile fiber-optic cable ring project, is now in the process of growing and developing into something much bigger and better. Originally conceived as a network that that would connect the County, through it's new data center, with 31 city, village, and township…
Thursday, 02 November 2023 15:57

High Tech High: New Opportunities For NE Ohio Students Featured

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Today, a special bonus edition of "This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro" focused on two new programs in our community aimed at getting high school students excited about, and ready for careers in the tech industry. First, we'll be talking with the founder and CEO of information security consulting…
This week, we have more news about the federal government's efforts to both promote sustainable, energy-efficient technology, and to encourage manufacturing growth and job creation in Northeast Ohio. To further those goals, the U.S. Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), is investing more than $10 million dollars in a new program called “Manufacturing…
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