Jeanne Destro

Jeanne Destro

This week, we're focusing on cryptocurrency. What is it, who uses it, and how it is going to affect us in the future.

Monday, 14 January 2019 11:42

US Marshals Seek Missing Woman

US Marshals asking for your help solving a local missing persons case. 31 year old Samantha Cook, has been missing since January of last year, when she failed to show up in court drug charges.

They say she was known to frequent locations in the Wadsworth, Rittman, and Canton area, though she could be anywhere, at this point. Cook is described as a white female with red hair and
blue eyes, standing 5’05” and weighing 150 pounds.

 Anyone with information regarding Samantha Cook is asked to contact the U.S. Marshals at 1-866-4Wanted, or Text keyword WANTED and tip to TIP411 (847411). Tipsters can remain anonymous. Reward money is available

This week, fighting crime with technology—both on the streets of the inner city, and in cyberspace. We’ll also take a look at why Apple sales are dropping worldwide, a robot with the magic touch, and a guy that gets paid thousands of dollars a month, to live his life—live—on social media.

Friday, 04 January 2019 09:32

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This week, we're taking a look back at a few of the most interesting stories we covered over the past year.

They include an invention that can help protect first responders from opiod overdoses, a "food computer" at the library, a new way to train IT pros, revolutionary clean drinking water tech, and a new kind of helmet for astronauts.

Wednesday, 02 January 2019 12:29

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This week we're taking a look back at an interview we did last March with tech author and entrepreneur, Andrew Keen. 

I first became acquainted with the author, who's been called "The Antichrist of Silicon Valley", when I reviewed his book "Digital Vertigo" for USA Today a few years ago. Now, his latest book, "How to Fix the Future", explores how people all over the world are trying to come up with ways we can both survive and thrive in a future where livelihoods are threatened by automation, privacy is a relic of the past, social media has been subverted, and surveillance is omnipresent

Friday, 21 December 2018 12:24

Murderous Wife Pleads Guilty

Nobody knew that Marcia Eubank's husband, Howard, was dead, until after his son found his corpse packed up in bags and boxes in his parents home in Coventry Township, last December.  
Everyone thought he had moved to Texas, because his co-workers said they got a text from him saying he had moved. Except--it turns out--Marcia sent it, after she shot him, and dismembered is body, on June 13,th 2017. 
Now, she's plead guilty to murder, tampering with evidence, and abuse of a corpse. She'll be in court for a pre-sentencing hearing, on February 8th. 


December 21st marks a historic milestone here in Akron.

It's the both what would have been Firestone founder, Harvey Firestone's 150th birthday, and the 30th anniversary of the day when Bridgestone merged with Firestone--cementing the company's position as the world's largest tire and rubber company.

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This Week, social media in the spotlight, with another big Facebook data sharing scandal, new information on just how much the Russians are influencing Americans by using social media, and a local woman actually sentenced to jail for inducing panic, after posting false information on Facebook.

We'll also find out about efforts to to bring more software companies to Akron, a giant leap ahead in computing power, and how you can take a ride on a space ship, even if you're not an astronaut.

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This week, the link between internet access and your health, how China is scoring and penalizing citizens for what they do online, why your phone's fingerprint reader isn't so safe after all, and how flying cars may one day help you sail high above traffic jams.

Friday, 07 December 2018 09:25

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This week, the massive Marriott data breach, a phone scam that cost grandparents $41 million dollars last year, a huge military contract for Microsoft, and robots that both help the disabled, and allow them to-help you.

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