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Carbon Origins takes their Apollo board to CES

Katie Wieser, Executive Editor

January 4, 2015


Filed under CES 2015

Sometimes real innovation is what happens while in the process of solving a different problem. Carbon Origins, an aerospace startup founded in 2013, needed a way to log the data from their rocketry projects so that if a launch went awry, they could figure out why. It was this need which inspired the cr...

Everykey looks towards their next goal as they head to CES 2015

Everykey looks towards their next goal as they head to CES 2015

Katie Wieser, Executive Editor

January 3, 2015


Filed under CES 2015

Everykey is going back to Vegas. After intriguing several potential investors and consumers last year, the startup is returning to the International Consumer Electronics Show. Last January, the product was still being developed and the team was looking to get feedback from the industry to prepare them...

Cleveland-based thermal imaging company looks for a new start at CES

Cleveland-based thermal imaging company looks for a new start at CES

Katie Wieser, Executive Editor

January 3, 2015


Filed under CES 2015

We all know there are many obstacles to entrepreneurial success. But sometimes an obstacle can be a blessing in disguise. Hema Imaging has had a few setbacks. After going through changes in product expectations and business strategy, the company was unable to meet their lofty goal of $205,000 in their...

Skipping a Generation

Skipping a Generation

Joseph Satterfield, Web Editor

December 28, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Tech

Windows 10 looks to unify phones, tablets and PCs

Event38 continues path of problem solving through drone technology

Kathleen Wieser, Executive Editor

December 26, 2014


Filed under CES 2015

Jeff Taylor’s path to entrepreneurship had an organic beginning. Using his own money and materials, Taylor was building drones from his home in San Diego and selling them online. While working at 3D Robotics, a corporation known for advanced unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology, he realized that...

IBM’s Watson Supercomputer Coming to Lerner College of Medicine

Owen Bell, Games and Tech Reporter

November 16, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Games, Local Events, This Week

IBM’s Watson, the computer that won Jeopardy in 2011, will be going to school at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. Unlike its time on national television, though, this time, Watson will be working with a purpose. In three years, the programmers, IB...

Naked Mole Rats May Hold the Secret to Fighting Cancer

Owen Bell, Games and Tech Reporter

November 9, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Games, This Week

The naked mole rat is a strange creature. Hairless, cold-blooded, and totally blind, mole rats live in the deserts of East Africa in colonies similar to those of ants. They have long puzzled biologists. Mole rats do not feel much pain and are very long lived. On average, they live 20 years as opposed...

Link-State and ACM: a conference and an organization with big plans for CWRU Computer Science

Link-State and ACM: a conference and an organization with big plans for CWRU Computer Science

Owen Bell, Games and Tech Reporter

November 1, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Games, Local Events, Top Stories

It’s cold and raining at 9 a.m. on Oct. 27. Despite the weather, people are gathering at Nord Hall. They are here for the first Link-State, an annual conference held by the Case Western Reserve University chapter of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), a computer science society. All of...

Digital vs. Physical: The Changing Face of Technology

Owen Bell, Games and Tech Reporter

October 19, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Games

Over the last few years, we have been digitizing everything we consume. Our books are eBooks, our music is saved as mp3s, and our movies and TV shows are streamed straight from Netflix. We have made this change because it makes everything so easy and convenient. We can access almost anything online near i...

Tech Op-Ed: Remember Where Your Technology Comes From

Owen Bell, Games and Tech Reporter

October 13, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Games

America loves technology. Just a few weeks ago, the iPhone 5 sold a record breaking 5 million units within three days of being released. Now that is over, everyone is starting to wonder about Windows 8, due out later this month, as well as the possibility of the new iPad mini. Tech news outlets, and ...

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