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New tool for grading Iowa kids in gym class? Heart rate monitors

No more slacking in PE -- at least not in the schools in Dubuque, Iowa. Starting this year, the district will require students to wear the devices.

By August 18, 2014

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The driver's license of the future is coming to your smartphone

A few states have begun the journey toward offering a digital version of your driver's license that would reside on your phone. But the going could be stop and go for a while.

By March 21, 2015

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Obama: This federal council will jumpstart broadband

President Barack Obama issues a memorandum to bring 25 federal agencies together to help encourage private industry to deploy broadband.

By March 23, 2015

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Smarten up March Madness with this colorful IFTTT trick

With the right IFTTT recipe, you can sync your smart lighting up with your favorite team's Cinderella run. Here's how.

By March 17, 2015

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Now you can have an awful corporate stock shot starring Vince Vaughn

Technically Incorrect: A marvelous marketing wheeze for a new movie starring Vaughn, Dave Franco and Tom Wilkinson consists of cheesy stock photos you can use right now. Sadly, for editorial purposes only.

By March 3, 2015

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Judge tosses two Google antitrust lawsuits

A pair of class-action lawsuits, alleging anticompetitive behavior related to Android handsets, have been dismissed in a California court.

By February 23, 2015

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President's broadband push pits FCC against states

President Obama gave the FCC his blessing this week to use its regulatory authority to pre-empt state laws prohibiting cities and towns from building broadband networks, but the agency will face opposition.

By January 17, 2015

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President Obama presses for high-speed Internet for rural Americans

The administration will offer loans and work to remove law that limit consumers' ability to choose fast, affordable broadband.

By January 13, 2015

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Rotating driver's license photos evoke 'Harry Potter'

Next year, Iowa might just become the first state in the nation to provide digital, smartphone-based driver's licenses -- with very cool pictures.

By December 10, 2014

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Digital driver's licenses come with one small (big) problem

Iowa announces it is testing driver's licenses on phones. But what if a police officer asks to take your phone, so that he can check your license in his own vehicle?

By December 11, 2014