Articles Tagged With ‘Technology’




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SLO High arson suspects were angry with teacher

The three San Luis Obispo High School arson suspects confessed to setting the school’s computer lab on fire because they were angry with a former teacher, police say. [KSBY] Jacob Ruth, 19, is a recent... (Continue reading)

Wild Atascadero chase ends with aid from thermal imaging

After fa suspect evaded capture and ran up a hillside, authorities used a thermal imaging device to spot a suspect hiding inside the attic of an Atascadero home. The man had led police on a... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay wind farm may be operating by 2025

CORRECTION: The average wind speeds in the area of the proposed wind farm were misstated and are 19 mph. The company planning to construct a wind farm off the coast of Morro Bay aims to... (Continue reading)

Judge orders Apple to help feds hack terrorist’s iPhone

A federal judge ordered Apple Inc. to help the FBI break into the passcode-encrypted iPhone of the lead terrorist in the San Bernardino massacre. The company responded with a statement saying the order undermines decades... (Continue reading)

Is Google causing car crashes in California?

Four of the 48 cars currently driving themselves around California have been in accidents since September. [NBC News] Two of the accidents occurred while the cars were driving themselves, and two took place while a... (Continue reading)

Are self-driving cars appearing on California streets?

California regulators are lagging on their task of creating a plan to test self-driving cars, which some manufacturers are now unleashing on state roads for trial runs. [Business Journal] Department of Motor Vehicles officials said... (Continue reading)

Drone crashes into Navy ship off California coast

An American drone crashed into a Navy ship off the coast of Southern California Saturday afternoon, injuring two sailors. [RT] The $4 million Reaper drone veered out of control during an operation testing the USS... (Continue reading)

California considering electronic license plates

A bill that passed the California legislature last week would create a pilot program introducing electronic license plates that authorities could remotely access. [Mashable] Electronic license plates are not yet in circulation in the U.S.,... (Continue reading)

NORCAST equipment failure impacting local businesses

Phone services downed because of an equipment failure at NORCAST Telecom Networks are slate to be corrected Thursday afternoon, a spokesperson said. Early Wednesday morning, multiple businesses found that their phone services were intermittently breaking... (Continue reading)

Genius behind delivery of high speed “Hobbit” in SLO

By LISA RIZZO The worldwide movie premier of “The Hobbit” next week will unveil the fastest imaging in cinema history during a journey through ‘Middle-earth,’ thanks in part to technology designed and manufactured by USL,... (Continue reading)



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