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US regulators target Facebook on discriminatory housing ads

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 5:37pm

Federal regulators are alleging that Facebook's advertising tools allow landlords and real estate brokers to engage in housing discrimination.

This new mammography system is 'engineered by women for women'

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Aug 18th - 1:02pm

Representatives of GE Healthcare demonstrated Friday a new mammography system "engineered by women for women."

UVU research shows penguins aren't as monogamous as widely believed

Alec Williams, KSL  |  Posted Aug 17th - 5:47pm

Prevailing wisdom has maintained that penguins are monogamous creatures — two parents bonded for life. Pairing with the aquarium, Utah Valley University has published new research that has called into question that long-held stance.

Birth control app highlights emerging health tech market

Kelvin Chan, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 11:50am

Natural Cycles, a mobile fertility app, this month became the first ever digital contraceptive device to win FDA marketing approval.

APNewsBreak: Google clarifies location-tracking policy

Ryan Nakashima, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 7:46pm

Google has revised an erroneous description on its website of how its "Location History" setting works, clarifying that it continues to track users even if they've disabled the setting.

NASA animation shows how CO emission from California fires drifted into Utah

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 16th - 7:02pm

Utahns have certainly noticed the wildfire smoke hanging in the air the past few weeks, but an animation released by NASA Tuesday shows how carbon monoxide levels from California wildfires moved eastward into Utah and across the U.S.

How to fight identity theft like a pro

Ben Hutchins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 16th - 2:18pm

I'm an identity management professional for a large, global organization. I am also a victim of identity theft. Here are three steps to fight back like a pro.

Utah startup ranked fastest-growing in state the same day it opens new headquarters

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 15th - 5:47pm

In a serendipitous move, Lehi-based Podium opened brand-new headquarters the same day it was ranked the fastest-growing company in Utah and the 13th fastest in the nation, according to the Inc. 5000 list.

How to design a school in the era of mass shootings

Eric Levenson, CNN  |  Posted Aug 15th - 11:25am

For school designers and architects, the current debate about how to make schools safer focuses too much on add-on measures.

BYU professor discovers rare pterosaur in Utah

Josh Tilton, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Aug 14th - 10:28am

A Utah professor discovered an extremely rare fossil called pterosaur, which is helping scientists’ understanding of this prehistoric creature.

4 ways to sidestep the pitfalls of scaling your startup

Dr. Amy Osmond Cook, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 13th - 1:00pm

You can't avoid all the pitfalls of building a company, but there are ways to identify and solve some of the obstacles in the path.

A Sputnik-era dream: NASA spacecraft hurtles toward the sun

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 12th - 4:04pm

Embarking on a mission that scientists have been dreaming of since the Sputnik era, a NASA spacecraft hurtled Sunday toward the sun on a quest to unlock some of its mysteries by getting closer than any object sent before.

These two BYU professors are going to help build a new super antenna on the 'Goldeneye' telescope

Alec Williams, KSL  |  Posted Aug 12th - 9:47am

Two BYU engineering professors have been tasked with a $5.8 million project to build a super antenna for the giant telescope dish featured in the 1995 James Bond film, "GoldenEye."

US students turn grief into tech startup after France attack

Olga R. Rodriguez, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 11th - 5:34pm

California college student Anjali Banerjee was watching fireworks during a 2016 celebration on a seafront promenade in the French city of Nice when a man plowed a huge truck through the crowd, killing 86 people and wounding 200.

NASA sending spacecraft straight into sun's glittering crown

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 10th - 10:35pm

NASA is sending a spacecraft straight into the sun's glittering crown, an atmospheric region so hot and harsh any normal visitor would wither.

Vivint Solar ‘turned the corner’ on financial challenges after raising $327M, analyst says

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 9th - 9:09pm

After Vivint Solar posted solid quarterly results Tuesday and raised $327 million in an arrangement that’s the first of its kind in residential solar, one analyst believes the company may have "turned the corner" on financial challenges.

Limit screen time to protect your child's heart, American Heart Association says

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted Aug 9th - 8:05pm

Parents, there's yet another reason to limit screen time for your kids: It could contribute to future heart disease.

Samsung's new phone shows how hardware innovation has slowed

Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 9th - 3:09pm

Samsung's new smartphone illustrates the limits of innovation at a time when hardware advances have slowed.

Facial recognition system set to be used in Olympic security

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 7th - 2:59pm

A facial recognition system will be used across an Olympics for the first time as Tokyo organizers work to keep security tight and efficient at dozens of venues during the 2020 Games.

Pentagon restricts use of fitness trackers, other devices

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 7th - 8:23am

Military troops and other defense personnel at sensitive bases or certain high-risk warzone areas won't be allowed to use fitness-tracker or cellphone applications that can reveal their location, according to a new Pentagon order.