April 26, 2013 9:13 PM
Law enforcement agencies across the country are investing in laser technology to crack down on speeders.
It's a great tool for police, but not so great for you. Some will argue getting out of a laser ticket is next to impossible.
Traditional radar technology has been around for... more »
January 16, 2013 4:42 PM
US AIR FORCE ACADEMY - Hey kids, have you ever wondered what it's like in space? Why not ask an astronaut about it? This week the US Air Force Academy is collecting questions from local students from kindergarten through 12th grade to be asked of former astronaut and retired Air... 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 21, 2012 1:28 PM
LONDON (AP) - BlackBerry says it has resolved an outage affecting users in Europe, Middle East and Africa - interrupting service for customers on the very day Apple Inc. unveiled its hot new iPhone 5. BlackBerry announced the issues in postings on Facebook and Twitter on Friday, and said it... more »
January 28, 2012 10:37 AM
STUART, Fla. (AP) - Republican presidential contender Newt Gingrich says critics of his call to ramp up U.S. space exploration don't understand the power of science, technology and entrepreneurship to change the future. Campaign rival Mitt Romney was referring to Gingrich earlier this week when he said that if any... more »
October 15, 2011 10:31 AM
The Colorado Springs Cool Science Festival kicks off today with a blast! The carnival, which is held at UCCS, gets going at 9am with a day filled with activities, live demos, and much, much more.
Get to see rockets launch, participate in nature walks, and witness (controlled) explosions. There's... more »
October 15, 2011 1:10 AM
Come out and celebrate science and technology all week long starting Saturday, October 15.
It's the 2nd Annual "Colorado Springs Cool Science Festival," which kicks on October 15. The events run through Saturday, October 22.
There's going to be everything from the science of beer brewing to star... more »
October 14, 2011 12:37 PM
Come out and celebrate science and technology all week long starting tomorrow, Saturday, October 14.
The second annual Colorado Springs Cool Science Festival kicks off on Saturday with a carnival at UCCS and runs through Saturday, October 22nd.
News 5 will be reporting live from UCCS on Saturday morning.... more »
October 9, 2011 3:10 PM
HOLYOKE, Mass. (AP) - Five Massachusetts universities are building a supercomputing center in Holyoke that will increase their research and may also boost the city. Boston University, Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Northeastern University and the University of Massachusetts have formed the venture to research protein structure, fluid... more »
September 20, 2011 3:00 PM
QR Codes are those square codes that you can scan with your smart phone and they usually take you to a website. Businesses are using them as a marketing tool and it seems like they're everywhere.
A local man however, has found a pretty unique way to use them,... more »
September 10, 2011 11:30 AM
The 'What If' festival starts at 10 am, but presenters are setting up their tents gearing up for all the curious minds to come out and try out their hands-on demos.
The 'grab and go' 120 lb robot made by a team of students from Coronado High School placed... more »
September 10, 2011 12:02 AM
Ever hear yourself say, "What if...?" Well, today, one group encourages your "what if" to become reality.
Imagination Celebration and the Pikes Peak Library District present the second annual "What If" Festival of Innovation and Imagination, which is a free fair for people of all ages to experience.
It's... more »
September 7, 2011 12:25 PM
The U.S. Department of Energy announced Tuesday that Colorado Springs based Near Space Systems will receive $300,000 in funding over the next three years to research advanced hydropower technology.
Near Space is the only company in the state and one of 16 in the country to receive a share... more »
September 4, 2011 5:44 PM
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 26, 2011 2:42 PM
Pueblo County is being recognized as a leading government in using digital technology. Pueblo County Government won first place in the 2011 Digital Counties Survey, in the 150,000 to 249,999 population category.
Winners were divided into four population categories that ranked the top 10 counties in the United States.... more »
July 16, 2011 10:21 PM
As unemployment rises and the American economy struggles to recover, many are turning to the World Wide Web to find new ways of making money on the side. This weekend hundreds of successful bloggers are taking part in the Savvy Blogging Summit at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort.
Erin Chase... more »
July 11, 2011 7:54 PM
LONDON (AP) - Hackers affiliated with the online activist group Anonymous claim to have stolen tens of thousands of encrypted military passwords from U.S. contractor Booz Allen Hamilton and posted them to the Web.
The group boasted of stealing passwords linked to some 90,000 military users, although The Associated... more »
June 24, 2011 6:06 AM
PITTSBURGH (AP) - President Barack Obama is announcing a $500 million project Friday to spur high-technology manufacturing, a sector of U.S. industry that presidential advisers say has lost ground to overseas competitors. The White House says the project could lead to such things as lighter cars and smarter robots.
... more »
May 16, 2011 11:12 AM
The Space Foundation is taking applications for a free one-week teacher training class on how to use space themes to teach science, technology, engineering and math.
The Lunar/Mars Exploration and Base Construction course is being offered to teachers in the Pueblo are and will be held June 27 -... more »
March 8, 2011 2:38 PM
Pueblo Community College will conduct a Technology Job Fair & Career Expo on Friday.
The fair has 2 focuses: Employers looking to hire qualified people and promoting academic technical programs that PCC offers to students.
It happens from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Gorsich Advanced Technology... more »
February 15, 2011 8:07 PM
The City of Pueblo has received a prestigious award for its advances in information technology. Today the Center for Digital Government and Cisco Systems gave Pueblo an award for being the most digital city in the country, among cities with similar populations.
The groups recognized Pueblo for its new... more »
February 9, 2011 7:50 AM
Pueblo Community College teacher Luis Nazario has been selected to receive an award for innovative teaching methods using technology.
Nazario teaches in the classroom with wireless laptop computers, trains students to research online and use the Microsoft Word software program. His courses are noted for being easy to navigate... more »
January 11, 2011 12:54 AM
Fashion designer and Project Runway's Season 2, Diana Eng, glows with excitement while describing fashion trends of the past and those of the future during CES's first ever fashion-technology fashion show in Las Vegas called FashionWare.
"Hoopskirts came into being and turned into a big fad because they had... more »
January 6, 2011 12:56 PM
Las Vegas - (AP) Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is focusing on the Xbox video game system, smart phones and PCs during his talk the night before the opening of the tech industry's premier gadget show in Las Vegas.
Ballmer opened the keynote by demonstrating a new feature in Kinect,... more »
December 24, 2010 11:35 AM
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A young North Carolina boy with a severe disability got his Christmas present early: the ability to communicate, thanks to his father. Paul Pauca, a professor at Wake Forest University, worked with his students this year to designed a computer app for the iPhone and other... more »
December 15, 2010 11:16 PM
Colorado Springs Police are going high tech and looking for your help in finding stolen cars. The new program, which kicked off Wednesday, uses CSPD's Twitter account to notify their followers of a car theft the minute it happens. "This is kind of a new approach to policing." explains Sgt.... more »
October 28, 2010 3:05 PM
DENVER (AP) - As skiers and snowboarders head online to book vacations and then brag about it, Colorado resorts are amping up their social media and smart phone applications to reach them.
Vail Resorts Inc. and Aspen Skiing Co. are launching new apps, and resort employees are plastering Facebook... more »
October 21, 2010 11:42 AM
Colorado Springs School District 11 has been named one of the top ten school districts in the nation in digital technology by the Center for Digital Education.
D-11 is the only district in the state to be honored.
"With rising expectations and shrinking resources, these districts have utilized... more »
October 12, 2010 9:14 AM
A consortium of technology and investment companies including Google has devoted $1.8 billion to building a network of transmission lines to connect future offshore wind farms along the Atlantic from New Jersey to Virginia.
Google has teamed up with investment firm Good Energies, Japanese industrial conglomerate Marubeni and Maryland... more »
September 15, 2010 2:18 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - How smart do you want your smart phone to actually be? Do you want it to read your mind, even a little bit?
Intel Corp.'s research chief, Justin Rattner, says that technology has advanced to the point that an idea of "context-aware computing" that's been... more »
July 27, 2010 7:19 PM
The new top man for the Transportation Security Administration the TSA spent time in Pueblo Tuesday. John Pistole talked about the governments need to improve our country's railroad security against terrorists. Pistole became the Administrator of the TSA in June. He says he's aware an attack on our country's railway... more »
July 19, 2010 3:32 PM
Toyota has settled a dispute with a U.S. company that had been claiming the Japanese automaker used its technology without permission for use in popular hybrids like the Prius.
Toyota Motor Corp. and Paice LLC say they settled the patent dispute and agreed to have all lawsuits between them... more »
July 19, 2010 8:15 AM
Researchers developing a new method of vaccine delivery are hoping that one day, people will get their annual flu shots in the mail.
Researchers say the new method of vaccine delivery involves a patch with microneedles. They're so small they can't even be felt. Attached to a patch like... more »
May 19, 2010 9:01 AM
Lockheed Martin is pledging money and volunteer support for the Denver School of Science and Technology.
Lockheed Martin Space Systems of Jefferson County is making a "large financial pledge" to the school.
Company officials are also making a five-year commitment of volunteer support from Lockheed Martin's 4,300 employees,... more »
April 11, 2010 7:18 PM
Stoney Kahn saw it advertised on the Masters and just had to check it out, 3-D television.
"I don't know if I'm going to buy one or not, but I certainly want to see one," Kahn says.
He's not the only one interested. At The Soundshop in Colorado... more »
April 11, 2010 11:28 AM
For some, the dentist's chair brings feelings of dread. But thanks to some high tech advances, being in the chair can take less time and much less discomfort.
The Novocain numbness your dentist gives you can be annoying. So some dentists are using a new solution called Oraverse. It... more »
April 11, 2010 10:58 AM
For some, the dentist' s chair brings feelings of dread. But thanks to some high tech advances, being in the chair can take less time and much less discomfort.
The Novocain numbness your dentist gives you can be annoying. So some dentists are using a new solution called Oraverse.... 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 29, 2010 4:20 PM
The US Air Force Academy Research Office and Chief Scientist Col. Rob Fredell announced the donation of $215,000 to support education efforts for students in grades kindergarten through 12 as well as providing professional development opportunities to local educators.
Programs in Academy School District 20, District 11 and the... more »
March 16, 2010 12:34 PM
Hollywood studios and movie theaters are trying to come to terms in a debate over how quickly films move from the big screen to DVD. The time between theatrical and home video releases gradually shrank as studios cashed in on booming DVD sales starting in the late 1990s. The average... more »
March 8, 2010 12:44 PM
With cybersecurity growing in importance to national security, the nation's three major military academies are placing a greater focus on teaching students how to fight in cyberspace. The U.S. Naval Academy outlined a strategy Monday to the school's Board of Visitors, on how it plans to best train future officers... 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 5, 2010 9:16 AM
Apple says its much-anticipated iPad tablet will hit U.S. store shelves on April 3.
Apple had originally said the device would be released worldwide in March. Apple Inc. said Friday the Wi-Fi models will go on sale first. iPads that can connect to Wi-Fi as well as 3G cellular... more »
February 23, 2010 11:18 AM
A new U.N. report says more than half of the people in the developing world are now cell phone subscribers. The world body's International Telecommunication Union says there were an estimated 4.6 billion mobile phone subscriptions at the end of last year, compared with about 1 billion in 2002. Internet... more »
February 23, 2010 11:13 AM
A Minneapolis woman used technology to track down a high-tech phone after her purse was stolen earlier this month.
Liz Reich says she felt compelled to take matters into her own hands. "I was just so angry, I just felt so taken advantage of," says Reich.
A few... 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 12, 2010 9:08 AM
The tax hikes lawmakers are rushing to pass to balance the budget would undo about 6 percent of the $2.2 billion in tax credits and exemptions on Colorado's books.
They would affect a range of industries, from manufacturing to information technology to agriculture, as well as consumers. Buyers of... more »
February 2, 2010 11:46 AM
Gangs are tumbling to modern communication methods like twitter, but unbeknownst to them, tweeting members may actually be singing like birds to attentive authorities. Tech-savvy gangsters have long been at home in chatrooms and on Web sites but they appear to be gravitating toward Twitter and Facebook, where they can... 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 22, 2010 2:33 PM
A Pueblo man who's an expert in digital mapping and analyzing satellite images will be lending his expertise to help the relief effort in Haiti. Chris Markuson, the Geographic Information Systems Director for Pueblo County, will volunteer for two weeks at the United Nations headquarters in New York. Markuson was... more »
January 14, 2010 8:55 AM
Connecticut researchers are using the latest imaging technology on an Egyptian mummy to try to unlock secrets of the ancient world, including whether a mysterious packet inside her was an offering to the gods to help secure a place in the afterlife. The high-resolution testing Thursday at Quinnipiac University also... more »