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Category Archives: Technology

Marion County reaches agreement on new tech park

By on January 16th, 2013 | Last updated: January 16, 2013 at 5:08 pm

Marion County commissions voted unanimously Tuesday to give approval to an agreement for a science and technology park.

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University of Florida engineering students demonstrate robot creations

By on December 6th, 2012 | Last updated: December 6, 2012 at 4:20 pm

The University of Florida’s College of Engineering showed the public what robots can do on Wednesday.

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NASA releases Van Allen belt chorus wave sound recordings

By on December 4th, 2012 | Last updated: December 5, 2012 at 3:18 pm

NASA’s Electric and Magnetic Field Instrument Suite and Integrated Science team has released interesting recordings from the Van Allen belt, a layer of protection around Earth that keeps out radiation. You can hear the sounds here.

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Pope Benedict XVI will begin posting tweets from @pontifex in mid-December

By on December 4th, 2012 | Last updated: December 4, 2012 at 2:10 pm

Pope Benedict XVI is now on Twitter and will begin to post on Dec. 12.

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Mindtree is newest addition to Gainesville’s Innovation Square

By on November 13th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 4:01 pm

Company co-founders and Gov. Rick Scott attended the Gainesville grand opening.

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More than half the population can’t be away from cell phones

By on November 13th, 2012 | Last updated: November 27, 2012 at 4:02 pm

A study found that 66 percent of people in the United Kingdom suffer from nomophobia: the fear of being separated from one’s cell phone.

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Gov. Scott visits Gainesville, speaks about importance of technology

By on October 19th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:09 pm

Move over, Northern California. Gainesville is ready to be the new Silicon Valley. That’s what Gov. Rick Scott told about 50 people today at the future home of Prioria Robotics in downtown Gainesville.

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Smart phone damage caused by frequent usage

By on October 18th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:11 pm

With more cellphones running on the latest technology, they are not only getting flashier but more vulnerable.

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Book claims food can be as addictive as drugs, cigarettes and alcohol

By on October 4th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:41 pm

A new book claims food can be as addictive as drugs, cigarettes and alcohol. Co-editor Mark Gold, a professor at the University of Florida’s College of Medicine, said UF’s McKnight Brain Institute is researching how the addictions are similar.

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Two UF systems were hacked, investigation ongoing

By on October 4th, 2012 | Last updated: October 4, 2012 at 1:10 pm

A group of hackers, called Team GhostShell, broke into two of UF’s systems.

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