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New Utah app unites high school students against hunger

Devon Dewey  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 11:44am

High schools all over the state are joining forces in the fight against hunger with a new app.

Star Wars' new droid BB-8 is yours

Parija Kavilanz, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 10:12am

Meet BB-8. It's the new rolling droid that makes its big-screen debut in the highly anticipated "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." The film opens on December 18 — but you don't need to wait until then. You can take BB-8 home this week.

Have You Seen This? Man flies with 54-drone craft

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 1:15pm

A British man built a flying craft with 54 drones, and it's strong enough to hold a man and blow your mind.

Utah Inventions: Fry sauce, a beloved local condiment

Ryan D. Curtis, Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 11:45am

There are a number of things people associate with the state of Utah, among them fry sauce. Who do we have to thank for this topping that has become so ubiquitous in Utah culture? Local entrepreneur Don Carlos Edwards.

Blood moon has some expecting end of the world

Todd Leopold, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 11:09am

There will be blood in September — literally, according to the Internet postings of end-times believers.

Award-winning educator prepares to launch new starship simulator

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 12:30pm

Victor Williamson's simulations have evolved a lot since he first made paper controls for students in 1983 to help them learn by pretending to fly through space.

Expert: 150K Utah-based Ashley Madison accounts uncovered in hack

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 11:12pm

As the company that runs the notorious Ashley Madison website issued a statement Monday saying the cheating website is "growing," data collected by a local forensics expert shows just how many of those users are in Utah.

Brain-eating amoeba kills 14-year-old star athlete

Holly Yan, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 4:44pm

The fatal brain-eating amoeba has struck once again, this time claiming the life of a 14-year-old star athlete.

4 tools that use money to motivate weight loss

Joseph Irvine, Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 11:31am

Want to lose weight, exercise more and eat healthier without relying on expensive surgeries, questionable hypnosis or potentially dangerous drugs? A writer shares his experience of using technology to motivate weight loss.

As Iowa goes digital with driver's licenses, Utah weighs pros and cons

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 7:54am

What if you could store your driver's license on your smartphone instead of inside your wallet?

Bizarre Mars photos: Signs of life, or signs the Internet has lost its mind?

Ian Lee and Nick Thompson, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 5:35pm

For most of us Earthlings, the photos of Mars taken by the Curiosity rover reveal little more than a desolate red landscape inhabited mostly by rocks. But some believe the photos are signs of alien life on the planet next door.

Google to kill single most annoying thing about browsing the Web

David Goldman, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 7:04pm

You know that panicked feeling when you've got a zillion browser tabs open, and one of them starts blaring music?

5 things to know about the next iPhone

Brandon Griggs CNN  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 9:40am

It's that time of year again. The kids are back in school, the nights are getting cooler, footballs are flying through the air and Apple is readying new iPhones.

New Neuroworx Center helping more paralysis patients realize dreams

Ed Yeates  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 10:06pm

From one small room in a strip mall to more than 24,000 square feet, Neuroworx cut the ribbon Thursday on it's new $9-million rehab center in Sandy. For paralysis patients, the evolution is a dream come true.

Cancer cells retrained to be normal again in new study

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 1:26pm

In a major breakthrough in the battle against cancer, researchers believe they've found a way to retrain cancerous cells to die in the same way healthy cells do.

Park City company makes splash with floating speaker

Mike Stapley, Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 11:59am

Utah tech consultants Raptor Creative Design hope to have a hit on their hands with their own product, the Optical Musical Object. In addition, they offer their clients advantages many of their larger competitors cannot.

Can your employer see everything you do on your company phone?

Jeanne Sahadi, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 10:01am

Using a smartphone regularly can set you back $1,000 or more a year. It's so much cheaper to just use the smartphone your employer gives you. And who wants to carry around two phones anyway?

Utah inventions: Precursor to the modern cement truck

Katrina Lynn Hawkins, Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 11:46am

Royal William Sims and his sons revolutionized the cement truck businesses by creating a truck that did things much more safely and efficiently. In other words, it did things the right way.

StartSLC success sparks new, week-long startup festival

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 1:01pm

A new startup festival in Provo boasts 182 events and is drawing speakers that include Gov. Gary Herbert. StartFEST is the successor to StartSLC, which attracted over 4,000 attendees in January.

Artificial kidney will save millions of lives, scientists say

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 7:48pm

End-stage renal disease affects 1.5 to 2 million people worldwide. Dialysis is only a short-term solution, and thousands of patients die while waiting on the transplant list. The artificial kidney would allow patients to live normal, healthy lives.