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Utah team develops alert system for school emergencies

Mike Stapley, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 4th - 8:00am

There might not be a need for 911 calls from schools during future emergencies, thanks to a Utah company.

30 percent of teens end relationships via text message

Ananya Bhattacharya, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 3rd - 6:38pm

Tinder and other dating apps like to focus on how digital romances begin. But a study by Pew Research Center shows that more teen daters are using their phones to end relationships than scout for new romantic possibilities.

New TiVo DVR will skip through entire commercial break

Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 3rd - 1:04pm

TiVo wants to help you skip TV commercials.

The acronyms teens really use on social media

Kelly Wallace CNN  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 3:15pm

For the sake of this story, I'd like to invent a new acronym: IAVS, which means, "I am very sorry."

What is 'digital citizenship'? How a new Utah law will affect you

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 11:44am

Schools, parents and educators are working on implementing HB 213 all around the state. Learn what digital citizenship is and how you can become involved.

Styrofoam-eating worms might help reduce plastic waste, study finds

Jareen Imam, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 7:09am

Plastic, long considered nonbiodegradable and one of the biggest contributors to global pollution, might have met its match: The small, brownish, squirmy mealworm.

BYU's cryogenic carbon capture could dramatically reduce pollution

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 4:49pm

A team at Brigham Young University has developed a system that could prevent harmful gases from entering the air.

New Utah app makes it easy to share high-quality videos, pictures

Devon Dewey  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 11:44am

Sharing big, high-resolution videos from your phone with family and friends can sometimes end up as a blurry, pixelated video for them. A new app from a Salt Lake City company is hoping to change that.

Facebook rolls out video profile pictures

Hope King, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 9:22am

Lights, camera, action. Get ready to get more creative with your Facebook profile picture.

Scientists find their 1st biofluorescent reptile: a Pacific sea turtle

Jareen Imam, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 7:34am

That's not a "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle" floating before your eyes. You're seeing the first biofluorescent reptile discovered by scientists.

Utah Inventions: Harvey Fletcher, the father of stereophonic sound

Ryan D. Curtis, Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:45am

Have you listened to a stereo, watched a movie, or used a hearing aid lately? If so, you can thank BYU professor Harvey Fletcher.

Local man's large water bottle cup holders hit No. 1 on Amazon

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:15am

Michael Schultz regularly used a large Nalgene water bottle, but was tired of throwing it on the seat next to him while driving. His solution — which is sold out of his Taylorsville home — is a best seller on Amazon.

Utahn's versatile 'Luminoodle' provides light for outdoor adventures

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 1:27pm

Within three hours of its launch, a versatile string of lights created by a team of Utahns was fully funded on Kickstarter. It has raised more than $173,000 so far.

Don't fall for it: Facebook hoax makes the rounds again

Ed Payne CNN  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 9:07am

Stop me if you've heard this before.

Life on Mars? NASA says planet appears to have flowing water

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 10:22pm

Mars appears to have flowing rivulets of water, at least in the summer, scientists reported Monday in a finding that boosts the odds of life on the red planet.

How small business owners can take advantage of cell phone deals

Mike Stapley, Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 11:43am

Realtors, day care providers, mechanics, attorneys and others often leave valuable savings on the table each year by utilizing personal, rather than business, plans.

Provo's Hinckley mounds reveal details about Fremont Indians

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 5:34pm

Not far from the bustling center of Provo, students have been working to uncover details about the lives of those who lived in the area more than a thousand years ago.

5 ways you know you're an old-school gamer

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 25th - 11:45am

Do you miss the days of Donkey Kong and 8-bit graphics? Well, then you may be an old-school gamer.

Utah app offers simple solution for keeping daily journal

Devon Dewey  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 11:44am

Keeping a journal can sometimes be difficult for some people, but a Utah company is hoping to make it easier.

Want an iPhone 6S? Shop around first

David Goldman  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 10:05am

If you've felt like Apple's famous Reality Distortion Field is working harder than usual this year, you're not alone.