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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


Facebook confirms state-of-the-art data center in Iowa

With 1 billion users and growing, the social network needs more servers to keep up with the constant flux of information.

By April 23, 2013


Correction: Google points to Iowa for sowing satellite antenna farm

An earlier version of this report stated that Google was looking to erect a satellite antenna farm on a 1,000-acre tract of land near its data center. Google says the project will be much smaller and won't use the 1,000-acre parcel at all.

By February 23, 2012


Google points to Iowa for sowing satellite antenna farm

If approved by the FCC, Google's satellite dishes could get feeds from broadcast networks and even be bundled with the company's high-speed Internet service.

By February 20, 2012


Now Anonymous threatens Iowa caucuses?

Another video emerges, purportedly, from Anonymous--this time sighting in on the 2012 Iowa caucuses. Unlike other threats, this one has reportedly been confirmed as an Anonymous operation.

By November 7, 2011


2011 Chevrolet Caprice police patrol vehicles roll into Georgia and Iowa

Hundreds of 2011 Chevrolet Caprice police patrol vehicles will replace older vehicles in Georgia and Iowa.

By July 8, 2011


Warren Buffett boosts Iowa wind

Berkshire Hathaway-owned subsidiary goes big for wind in Iowa, inks deal with Siemens as turbine provider.

By December 29, 2010


Iowa, Texas tops in wind power efforts

Trade group for the U.S. wind industry releases annual report, showing increased installations on land, but still no lift-off for offshore options.

By April 8, 2010


Microsoft delays plans for Iowa data center

The project, announced only five months ago, is now on hold as the software maker looks to trim its capital expenses.

By January 23, 2009


Iowa State research to give UAV jockeys a virtual view of battle space

Real-time virtual view of the battle space allows single operator to control multiple unmanned aerial vehicles simultaneously, say researchers.

By September 14, 2008