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Company tests new Bluetooth tech for cattle on Wyoming ranch

May. 30, 2021 14:49 PM EDT

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — In Melissa Brandao’s vision, every cow in Wyoming will soon sport a new high-tech earring, transferring real-time data via Bluetooth on the animal’s location and biometrics. Brandao is the founder and chief revenue officer of HerdDogg, a...

Virus, technology, unrest make stressful year for teachers

May. 02, 2021 10:46 AM EDT

MANOR, Texas (AP) — The school bell rings, and about a dozen masked first-graders turn to the monitor and wave hello to their classmates — each a tiny Zoom square representing the other half of the class. The teacher — standing behind a plexiglass wall — shares her screen, grabs a...

Latin American student club transforms into advocacy group

May. 02, 2021 09:28 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — When Yaslin Machuca Molina was a sophomore at Baltimore City College High School in 2014, she only knew five other Latino classmates. So she cofounded a club for students to learn about Latin American culture: hosting movie nights, having pinata-making lessons and holding...

Dutch city fined for Wi-Fi tracking says it will appeal

Apr. 29, 2021 08:46 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch privacy watchdog said Thursday it has fined the eastern city of Enschede for tracking people using mobile phone Wi-Fi signals in a system used to measure crowds. The city's municipality said it is appealing the ruling and 600,000-euro ($730,000) fine....

EXPLAINER: Starving for more chips in a tech-hungry world

Apr. 08, 2021 21:46 PM EDT

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — As the U.S. economy rebounds from its pandemic slump, a vital cog is in short supply: the computer chips that power a wide range of products that connect, transport and entertain us in a world increasingly dependent on technology. The shortage...

EXPLAINER: Starving for more chips in a tech-hungry world

Apr. 01, 2021 15:01 PM EDT

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — As the U.S. economy rebounds from its pandemic slump, a vital cog is in short supply: the computer chips that power a wide range of products that connect, transport and entertain us in a world increasingly dependent on technology. The shortage...

Libraries have become hybrid health care hubs amid pandemic

Mar. 18, 2021 10:53 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — When the American Library Association recommended last March that all libraries in the United States close their doors to the public in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the national organization fully realized the gravity of its decision even as other businesses...