December 12, 2012 5:59 PM
KOAA's busy Marketing Department is searching for a creative and talented motion graphics artist.
Ideal candidate will have professional experience creating motion graphic elements, 3D animation, keying and compositing in After Effects, and logo design. This is not an entry level position and candidate must have motion graphics experience.... more »
November 30, 2012 9:23 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS - Online shoppers beware, international scam artists seem to be targeting our community this week. They are making cold calls to individual homes and cell phones saying they are from "Microsoft Windows."
Scarlett Millsaps recently got that call.
"They told me that they are with Microsoft... more »
November 26, 2012 6:37 PM
Today is Cyber Monday when millions of Americans go online to get great holiday deals.
At the Solar Roast Coffee shop in Pueblo folks were using WiFi to snag some of those deals. Besides saving money, those we talked to say it's also much easier without the crowds.
"Why... more »
October 28, 2012 9:17 PM
It sounds like a big budget box office hit. Some local film makers in Pueblo say they have an idea for a movie that wouldn't be anything you've seen before.
We met with them to find out how they can make such an intricate film in Pueblo on a... more »
September 9, 2012 3:02 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Bill Moggridge, a British industrial designer who designed an early portable computer with the flip-open shape that is common today, has died.
He was 69. Moggridge is credited with the design of the Grid Compass, a computer that had a keyboard and yellow-on-black display.
It... more »
April 30, 2012 8:41 AM
DENVER (AP) - Secretary of State Scott Gessler and Denver Clerk and Recorder Debra Johnson are touting Denver County's plan to use tablet computers for voting. The iPad computer voting pilot project being discussed Monday is funded by the Help America Vote Act. Denver's pilot project uses new software that... more »
December 8, 2011 8:53 AM
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Boulder students are getting a chance to buy cheap computers so they don't fall behind on their school work.
The school district is selling about 400 refurbished computers for $25.
Information officer Andrew Moore says the district is recycling about 2,500 pieces of computer... more »
September 14, 2011 8:36 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An FBI spokeswoman in Los Angeles says agents are investigating a series of computer hacking attacks on celebrities.
The FBI's Laura Eimiller said Wednesday that dozens of celebrities had been targeted by hackers, who stole personal information from email and other computer accounts. She declined... more »
September 4, 2011 11:53 AM
DENVER (AP) - A Colorado state audit warns that a crash of an aging state computer system would affect nearly every agency and stall payments for everything from food stamps to construction contracts.
The audit says there's a significant risk of a crash because of obsolete technology and programming... more »
July 11, 2011 7:06 PM
DENVER (AP) - State officials say the computer system that is the backbone of Colorado's financial workings is outdated and could trigger a failure that would prevent critical governmental transactions. A report released Monday says the failure of the Colorado Financial Reporting System would paralyze the state's ability to process... more »
February 11, 2011 3:56 PM
Pueblo Restaurant owner Tony Ianne has agreed to plead guilty to one count, and in exchange the District Attorney will drop 71 others.
Ianne, who owns Rosario's and Tony's Chop House, was charged in a complex mortgage fraud case related to sale of 18 houses back in 2007.
... more »
August 6, 2010 4:22 PM
Hewlett-Packard says CEO Mark Hurd is stepping down following a sexual-harassment probe that found other violations of company standards.
Hewlett-Packard says Hurd decided to leave after the investigation into a sexual-harassment claim made against him and the company by a former HP contractor. The probe concludes that the company's... more »
July 21, 2010 6:36 PM
A new internet craze could be leading your children down a dangerous path. It's called i-dosing. Kids are downloading music files, that claim to make them feel like they're high. Anyone can download these audio files to their iPod or MP3 player. The makers say it's a safe and legal... more »
June 24, 2010 7:10 PM
DENVER (AP) - Colorado and 32 other states will share a $173 million antitrust settlement with computer chip makers.
Attorney General John Suthers said Thursday the states have settled a lawsuit accusing six manufacturers of artificially pushing up the price of dynamic random access memory chips, or DRAM chips.... more »
June 18, 2010 3:11 PM
Goodwill Industries of Colorado Springs is offering free computer recycling on Saturday, June 26 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel Hills Mall (southeast parking lot) and The Citadel (food court parking lot) as well as at its donation locations.
The donation drive is part of Reconnect,... more »
June 3, 2010 6:10 PM
Computer models show oil leaking from a damaged well in the Gulf of Mexico could wind up on the East Coast and even get carried on currents across the Atlantic Ocean toward Europe.
The National Center for Atmospheric Research models showed Thursday that oil could enter the Gulf's loop... more »
April 26, 2010 12:39 PM
The Federal Aviation Administration wants airlines to create and enforce policies that will limit cockpit distractions. The guidance announced Monday comes after an October 2009 incident in which two Northwest Airlines pilots overshot the Minneapolis airport by 150 miles because they say they were engrossed in a complicated new crew-scheduling... more »
April 16, 2010 12:29 PM
A meeting is set Friday between lawyers for a Pennsylvania school district accused of spying on students through laptop webcams and counsel for several families involved in a related lawsuit.
Student Blake Robbins says Lower Merion School District officials secretly activated the webcams and captured him sleeping in bed... more »
April 6, 2010 10:29 AM
Colorado Secretary of State Bernie Buescher is offering another option for voter registration to high school juniors and seniors. Buescher will visit Tuesday with high school students about voting and civic engagement and unveil the state's new online voter registration system. Buescher says the system will be available to any... more »
April 5, 2010 11:49 AM
Apple says it sold more than 300,000 iPads on Saturday, the day it debuted across the country. Sales included pre-orders of the iPad, a new type of touch-screen device that blends features of the iPhone, electronic book readers and tablet computers. Prices start at $499 for iPads that connect to... more »
April 3, 2010 12:48 PM
Apple's much-anticipated iPad has gone on sale. Eager customers have been lining up outside Apple Stores and some Best Buys to be among the first to buy one as sales started at 9 a.m. Saturday in each time zone. Carlos Herrera came to New York from Barcelona, Spain, because it... more »
March 31, 2010 11:05 AM
Ford Motor Co. and Microsoft Corp. say they will work together on creating a computerized link between houses, electric cars and utility companies to help manage energy use. The companies said Wednesday at the New York International Auto Show that this is the beginning of a smart system that will... more »
March 31, 2010 9:49 AM
The Air Force Space Command says five Air Force bases in the Pacific will be the first to get access to social-networking Internet sites under new Defense Department rules. Space Command headquarters at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., said Tuesday the five bases are Anderson in Guam, Eielson and Elmendorf... more »
March 30, 2010 9:05 AM
It may not be rocket science, but NASA is going to help the government's effort to find out what caused the sudden acceleration problems that forced Toyota's big recalls.
The National Academy of Sciences will also play a role.
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says the NASA scientists will... more »
March 24, 2010 5:51 PM
Goodwill Industries of Colorado Springs is offering free computer recycling this Saturday, March 27th. Computers can be dropped off 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel Hills Mall southeast parking lot and The Citadel north parking lot in front of the food court as well as Goodwill's regular donation... more »
March 22, 2010 12:46 PM
The amount of time people spend on the computer while watching TV is going up sharply. The Nielsen Co. said Monday that people who multitask this way spent an average of three and a half hours doing so in December. That's up sharply from the two hours, 29 minutes that... more »
March 9, 2010 11:27 AM
First the recalls, now the lawsuits. At least 89 class-action suits have been filed by Toyota owners who claim that massive safety recalls are causing the value of their vehicles to plummet. The suits could cost the automaker $3 billion or more. The figures don't include potential payouts for wrongful... more »
March 7, 2010 10:14 AM
The much-anticipated iPad tablet computer from Apple Inc. will start hitting U.S. store shelves on April 3, slightly later than originally planned.
When Apple unveiled the touch-screen device Jan. 27, the company said the first iPads would reach the market in "late March" worldwide, not just in the U.S.... more »
March 3, 2010 12:46 PM
The Transportation Department is hearing from some Toyota owners who say they're still having trouble with unintended acceleration after their recalled cars were repaired. David Strickland, the administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, says the agency is contacting these consumers to find out what's happening and make sure... more »
February 24, 2010 9:14 AM
Toyota's president faces what will likely be a grilling on Capitol Hill today. In testimony prepared for his appearance before a House committee, Akio Toyoda said he is "deeply sorry for any accidents that Toyota drivers have experienced." He says the company grew too quickly to keep up with safety... more »
February 16, 2010 11:28 AM
The availability of high-speed Internet access continues to grow. Still, about 40 percent of Americans do not have broadband at home. That comes from new Commerce Department statistics that underscore the challenges facing policymakers trying to bring affordable high-speed Internet connections to all Americans. The Commerce and Agriculture departments are... more »
February 15, 2010 9:26 AM
Toyota says it still hasn't decided whether its president will appear before the U.S. Congress. But it's promising to again look into possible electronic problems with its vehicles. Toyota has been criticized as being slow in responding to reports of problems with gas pedals, floor mats and brakes. The unfolding... more »
February 10, 2010 9:55 AM
Brake repair work is starting in Japan on the recalled Toyota Prius hybrid, but this fix has nothing to do with wrenches and screwdrivers. Mechanics are using a small laptop-like device that rewrites computer programming for the brakes. The car's faulty programming - which can cause a slight delay in... more »
February 7, 2010 11:49 AM
President Barack Obama's top counterterrorism adviser says the U.S. faces "serious and significant" cyberthreats that could compromise national security. John Brennan says the administration is taking steps to improve cybersecurity and looking at the matter from an espionage and terrorism point of view. He says national security is something that's... more »
January 30, 2010 12:33 PM
Seemingly tailor-made for puzzle games, racing simulations and arcade amusements, Apple's iPhone has quickly become a major player in the portable gaming market. But even with a staggering 30,000-plus downloadable diversions from "Dragon's Lair" to "Flight Control" available, the device is about to face its stiffest competition yet.
Enter... more »
January 27, 2010 12:07 PM
Apple Inc. is taking the wraps off its "latest creation," which analysts believe will be a tablet-style computer - somewhat like an iPhone, but larger. Apple CEO and showman Steve Jobs is expected to take the stage at a San Francisco event Wednesday. Although Apple has been silent publicly about... more »
January 19, 2010 7:42 PM
There's a new way to enjoy your favorite books at the Pueblo Library District. The library now offers free audio books, you can download to your computer or MP3 player. Library card holders can download the audio books directly from the library's website . Thousands of books are available, thanks... more »
January 18, 2010 3:13 PM
Fountain Valley School has students from 14 countries and 26 states. This Wednesday, students and faculty will celebrate and delve into diversity at its 10th annual "Unity Day."
The school holds workshops dedicated to exploring cultures and deepening understandings of race, class and gender issues. This year's workshops include:... more »
January 17, 2010 11:01 AM
A Georgia mother and her two daughters logged onto Facebook from mobile phones last weekend and wound up in a startling place: strangers' accounts with full access to troves of private information.
The glitch - the result of a routing problem at the family's wireless carrier, AT&T - revealed... more »
November 12, 2009 2:33 PM
Many people have old computers just sitting around--mostly because they don't know what to do with them.
This weekend you can "go green" and recycle them--plus get a tax write off. It's a win-win because this event is being sponsored by Goodwill Industries of Colorado Springs.
The event... more »
October 27, 2009 9:53 AM
Death doesn't erase the online footprints that people leave in life and Facebook won't either, though it will make some changes. The five year-old social network will "memorialize" profiles of the dead if their friends or family request it. Such accounts will be different from regular Facebook profiles. For example,... more »
October 4, 2009 7:21 AM
They did it for swine flu and now the Obama administration wants to convey clear and concise guidance about one of the biggest national security threats -- the computer. Former national intelligence director Michael McConnell said recently the Internet "is the soft underbelly" of the U.S. today with "a level... more »
September 28, 2009 4:54 PM
Lewis-Palmer High School in D-38 has invested heavily in new technology and will show it off to parents and other taxpayers at an open house this evening. The new technology and interactive features were funded by school bonds.
According to district spokeswoman Robin Adair, the improvements include:
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September 25, 2009 12:02 PM
Americans have been devoting 17 percent of all their Internet time to social networks like Facebook and blogging Web sites like Blogger.
The percentage for last month is up from 6 percent a year earlier.
The report comes from Nielsen and follows its decision to team up with... more »
September 21, 2009 9:04 AM
Dell Inc. says it has agreed to buy the information technology services company Perot Systems Corp. for about $3.6 billion as it looks to expand beyond the personal computer business. The Round Rock, Texas PC company said Monday it will offer $30 per share in cash for Perot, which is... more »
September 9, 2009 5:15 PM
A former elementary school teacher who was convicted of posessing child pornography in Brush, Colorado, will spend 10 years in prison after being convicted on similar charges in Kansas City.
The U.S. Attorney's office says David Davies, 55, was arrested after police officers in Independence, Missouri found 20 images... more »
September 1, 2009 10:28 AM
EBay Inc. says it has reached a deal to sell most of its stake in Skype in a deal it says values the online telecommunications service at $2.75 billion. San Jose, Calif.-based eBay says it will get $1.9 billion icash and a $125 million note from the buyer. An investment... more »