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Climate change taking toll on the American pika in the West

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 9:28pm

Populations of a rabbit-like animal known as the American pika are vanishing in many mountainous areas of the West as climate change alters its habitat, according to findings released Thursday by the U.S. Geological Survey.

Rosetta space probe sees bright flares, landslide on comet

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 7:58pm

The European Space Agency's Rosetta space probe has captured images of a bright burst of light on the comet it is orbiting, apparently caused by a landslide.

6 essential tips for online car shoppers

Cosette Jarrett, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 3:30pm

Online car shopping has made the process of purchasing a vehicle exponentially easier. Although this convenience is fantastic, it’s still important to follow guidelines from traditional car buying. Here are 6 essential tips for online car shopping.

Closest potentially habitable planet to our solar system found

Ashley Strickland CNN  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 10:19pm

In a discovery that has been years in the making, researchers have confirmed the existence of a rocky planet named Proxima b orbiting Proxima Centauri, the closest star to our sun, according to a new study. It is the closest exoplanet to us in the universe.

Seniors get tutored in technology by teens

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 12:47pm

Cyber Seniors pairs seniors with teens in 8-week one-on-one individualized sessions. The teens teach the seniors basic digital literacy skills, using social media and more. The pilot program just wrapped up in Salt Lake and Provo.

MIT scientists think they can make your WiFi 10x faster at sporting events

Matt McFarland, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 9:31pm

Getting good WiFi at a sporting event isn't easy.

Rio Olympics the most streamed games in history

Sarah Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 7:01pm

Streaming rates for the 2016 Games were higher than ever, and viewers expressed that cable companies need to pay attention to their demands and the changing landscape of online streaming.

Study finds men who primarily provide for family show decline in health, happiness

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 22nd - 7:34pm

A recent study indicates that men who are the primary breadwinner in their family are less happy and less healthy than those who are not.

Apple's Tim Cook on his mistakes and what the future holds

Aug 20th - 3:14pm

Five years after taking over from Steve Jobs, Apple CEO Tim Cook has opened up about his experiences in a wide-ranging interview with the Washington Post.

Popular Yellowstone River closes after thousands of fish die

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 19th - 9:04pm

Montana wildlife officials indefinitely closed a 183-mile stretch of the Yellowstone River and hundreds of miles of other waterways Friday, barring all fishing, rafting and other activities to prevent the spread of a parasite believed to have killed tens of thousands of fish.

Intel unveils its big plans for VR, drones and self-driving cars

Hope King, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 19th - 11:45am

Intel made waves this week for showing off a new take on virtual reality headsets: one that doesn't require a computer or smartphone to work.

Self-driving cars go public; Uber offers rides in Pittsburgh

Justin Pritchard and Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 18th - 3:51pm

The option to hail a ride in a self-driving car, which was science fiction just a few years ago, will soon be available to Uber users in Pittsburgh, the first time the technology has been offered to the general public.

T-Mobile phasing out data limits — but will you save money?

Tali Arbel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 18th - 3:01pm

T-Mobile is phasing out data limits and pushing people toward unlimited data plans — which will mean higher prices for many new customers.

5 tech tips for staying safe while using dating apps

Cosette Jarrett, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 17th - 11:46am

If you’re currently using or thinking about trying an online dating app or two to liven up your love life, safety is key. Here are five tech tips to help you have a safer experience with dating apps.

This 'Googly-eyed' squid is the cutest ocean find

Aj Willingham CNN  |  Posted  Aug 16th - 5:58pm

Hey, come look at this weird sea creature. It's so purple! And unnervingly alert!

Google's search engine directs voters to the ballot box

Michael Liedtke, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 16th - 1:38pm

Google is pulling another lever on its influential search engine in an effort to boost voter turnout in November's U.S. presidential election.

Google Duo is like FaceTime but more fun

Hope King, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 16th - 11:47am

Google thinks it can make a better FaceTime app.

Survey: Too many new smartphone models released each year

Youkyung Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 16th - 10:51am

Consumers think smartphone makers are releasing too many new models each year, a survey showed Tuesday.

Hacker claims to be selling stolen NSA spy tools

Jose Pagliery, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 16th - 8:54am

The NSA develops high-powered hacking tools. Now a hacker claims to be selling a stolen batch of them.

Study: Most of methane hot spot comes from natural gas leaks

Dan Elliott, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 15th - 8:27pm

A puzzling concentration of the greenhouse gas methane over the southwestern United States appears to come mostly from leaks in natural gas production, scientists said Monday.