Technology

A nursery school pupil works with an iPad. (credit: Jonathan Nackstrand//AFP/Getty Images)

Doctors: More & More People Suffering From Technology Allergies

North Texas parents have yet another reason to limit the time that little ones spend with tech gadgets in their hands — devices containing nickel are being blamed for itchy, uncomfortable rashes, and not necessarily on users’ hands.

CBS 11–07/14/2014

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Fort Worth Audit Says Tech Purchases Unneeded

A Fort Worth school district audit has deemed more than $2.7 million worth of computer equipment and technology as unnecessary or unused.

07/14/2014

The NASA logo is displayed on a camera box near the space shuttle's launchpad in Florida. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Mars ‘Flying Saucer’ Splashes Down After NASA Test

NASA has tested new technology designed to bring spacecraft — and one day even astronauts — safely down to Mars, with the agency declaring the experiment a qualified success even though a giant parachute got tangled on the way down.

06/29/2014

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Winners Named In Global Underwater Robot Event

Student teams controlling underwater robots from the United States, Canada and Russia were the winners Saturday in a global competition at the only federal freshwater marine sanctuary in the United States.

06/28/2014

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3-D Mammogram Scans May Find More Breast Cancer

3-D mammograms may be better at finding cancer than regular scans, a large study suggests. The study involved almost half a million breast scans, with more than one-third of them using relatively new 3-D imaging along with conventional scans.

06/24/2014

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Students Use 3-D Printer To Make Patient A Prosthetic Hand

A 3-D printer can model in plastic anything drawn on a computer. With that in mind, three Mansfield High School students decided they’d use a 3-D printer to give someone a hand — literally.

CBS 11–06/18/2014

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I-Team: Texas Firm Tracking Your Car With License Plate Cameras

Chances are better than 50-50 that the Fort Worth firm Digital Recognition Network (DRN) at some point has taken a picture of your vehicle’s license plate. The odds increase to nearly 100-percent if you live in a major city.

CBS 11–05/13/2014

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Red Cross Guides Emergency Crews With Word Clouds

When the clouds are dark outside, Dallas Red Cross volunteers now keep an eye on a cloud of words on a high definition monitor.

05/02/2014

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WEB EXTRA: Behind the Scenes: Telling a Story… And Wearing It At The Same Time

With less than two hours of instructions on how to use the Google “Glass,” we went out to tell the story about this new technology – using only the Glass, rather than the conventional TV camera, to record the assignment.

CBS 11–04/30/2014

A woman tries out Google Glass. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Glass Draws Stares, Privacy Concerns

Is it the future of computers or technology that’s run amok? Few new products have been talked about and debated as much as the Google Glass, a wearable computer that looks similar to pair of eyeglasses.

CBS 11–04/30/2014

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Chinese ATV Maker Moves Headquarters To McKinney

A China-based all-terrain vehicle and utility-terrain vehicle maker and manufacturer is moving its North American Headquarters to McKinney this summer.

04/28/2014

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Two North Texas Men Plan Trip To Mars… On A One-Way Ticket

Two North Texas men want to be part of a program to send earthlings to Mars and colonize it. They are among 200,000 people from around the world who signed up to participate in “Mars One.”

CBS 11–04/24/2014

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