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  • Report: Apple working on 12-inch iPad

    Published: Thu, May 21, 2015

    Apple appears ready to go big with the iPad as sales of the company's tablet continue to suffer, USA TODAY reports. According to 9to5Mac, citing sources briefed on plans, the company is working on a 12-inch model of the iPad, including multiple key features such as the ability to view two apps...

  • Awesome video: Watch 40 years of movie special effects in 1 minute

    Richard Hall | Yesterday

    I absolutely love the art of film, and the one film that changed my entire outlook on the artform is "Jurassic Park," which is also one of the most memorable films when it comes to the use of special effects. The company responsible for those effects is Industrial Light & Magic, which was...

  • Canadian Valley Technology Center honors graduates

    From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, May 21, 2015

    Students graduated this month from Canadian Valley Technology Center, with campuses in Yukon, El Reno and Chickasha.

  • OKC company obtains $1.06 million investment for development of health tests

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015

    Moleculera Labs Inc. recently received a $1.06 million investment from i2E Inc., angel investors and others.

  • Spotify's next conquest: streaming video

    Published: Wed, May 20, 2015

    Spotify is moving into YouTube territory, USA TODAY reports. The global music service announced that it is adding streaming video to complement the music catalog for which the company has made its name. During a press event unveiling the new feature in Manhattan, Spotify played...

  • Northwest Technology Center preps future doctors, nurses to help close the rural healthcare gap

    By Melinda Barton, Director of Marketing and Communications | Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015

    Biomedical program for high schoolers is “game changer” for rural students seeking a healthcare career.

  • Review: Curves and 'self-healing' in super-premium phones

    Updated: Wed, May 20, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — For those not satisfied with just a premium phone, Samsung and LG are offering two models best described as the Lamborghinis of smartphones. You're already getting a lot with flagship phones from those two companies. For about $100 more, you can get a super-charged experience....

  • Sloppy emails kill business credibility, expert says.

    By Paula Burkes, Business Writer | Updated: Tue, May 19, 2015

    “If what I am writing about will take my recipient more than two minutes to read or it’s longer than two paragraphs, then I pick up the phone,” said Amy Fox, chief executive of Cincinnati-based Accelerated Business Results.

  • Oklahoma City company offers web traffic analytics help at event

    Published: Tue, May 19, 2015

    Ruth Burr Reedy, BigWing Interactive’s head of on-site SEO, will break down Google Analytics installation tips and tricks; discuss what metrics to track, how to find them and how to interpret them.

  • SeedStep Angels stepping up efforts to boost Oklahoma startup firms

    Updated: Mon, May 18, 2015

    The Oklahoma-based investor network is meeting more often to consider more funding deals for emerging startup companies.

  • Why I’m Still Wearing My Apple Watch

    Published: Sun, May 17, 2015

    As TechCrunch's resident watch nerd, I have been asked many times if I'm swapping my Omegas and Seikos and JLCs for the Apple Watch.  And I have. I honestly have. I’ve worn the Apple Watch every day since I got it and I don’t know when I’m going to strap on a mechanical next. It’s the...

  • Taking Stock: Net neutrality should have little impact on Internet service provider holdings

    Published: Sun, May 17, 2015

    Malcolm Berko:

  • YC-Backed New Story Crowdfunds Houses For Homeless Families

    Published: Sat, May 16, 2015

    New Story is a startup in Y Combinator’s current batch that raises funds to build homes for those who lost theirs due to a natural disaster, starting with Haiti. Co-founder Brett Hagler got the idea during a volunteer trip to help those hit by the 2010 earthquake that left thousands of Haitians...

  • Oklahoma City-area achievers

    Published: Sat, May 16, 2015


  • Oklahoma business briefs for May 16

    Published: Sat, May 16, 2015

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  • Edmond students cook up a winner in Green Schools Challenge

    By Steve Gust, For The Oklahoman | Published: Sat, May 16, 2015

    Students at Central Middle School in Edmond created a solar oven and clever video. The project was a winner in the U.S. Green Building Council’s Green Schools Challenge.

  • The drugs to watch in fight against cancer

    Published: Fri, May 15, 2015

    About 30,000 doctors and scientists will arrive in Chicago in two weeks for the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (Asco), where they will pore over data from thousands of clinical trials. With many of the largest drugs groups in a race to develop the next wave of cancer...

  • High-tech manikins give new life to medical training

    By Cara Adney, Marketing and Media Relations Coordinator, Meridian Technology Center | Updated: Fri, May 15, 2015

    Statewide Simulation Boot Camp Planned for September

  • Why customer reviews – good and bad – help Oklahoma businesses

    By Michaela Marx Wheatley | Updated: Fri, May 15, 2015

    Customer feedback can be a learning tool to boost your business to the next level

  • Review: What to do if phones fill up with photos

    Updated: Wed, May 13, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Shoot enough photos and videos, and your phone will eventually fill up. It isn't always possible to add storage, and it isn't easy to move your vast collection elsewhere to free up space. New services from Yahoo and Apple can help by automatically moving your photos and videos...

  • Domino's to roll out tweet-a-pizza

    Published: Wed, May 13, 2015

    Ordering a pizza is about to get as simple as a tweet, USA TODAY reports. Beginning May 20, Domino's, the pizza delivery behemoth, will roll out a "tweet-to-order" system that lets U.S. customers tweet for pizza. Domino's will become the first major player in the restaurant industry to use...

  • Too scared to break up with someone? You can now pay someone to do it for you.

    Published: Wed, May 13, 2015

    Breaking up is hard to do. But now you can outsource the job for someone else to take care of. Wipe your hands of emotional goodbyes, messy breakup or awkward moments, because Melbourne businesswoman Kristy Mazins has offered to do the dirty work for you.

  • Cherokee language now available on Google Android devices

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Wed, May 13, 2015

    TAHLEQUAH — The Cherokee language has gone digital. The language of the Oklahoma-based tribe is now available for download on more than 20 Android devices, making the language more accessible to millions of Google smartphone and tablet users. The Cherokee language is also available on Apple...

  • Cuban-Developed Lung Cancer Vaccine Could Arrive in US

    Published: Wed, May 13, 2015

    As U.S. relations with Cuba thaw, one unexpected byproduct could be the introduction of a Cuban-developed lung cancer vaccine in the U.S. Called Cimavax, an innovative vaccine that was developed to help treat lung cancer patients in Cuba, where lung cancer is one of the leading causes of death....

  • Bio Matters: Career journey from high school to biomedical engineering not straight line for OSU researcher

    By Jim Stafford, For The Oklahoman | Updated: Tue, May 12, 2015

    Jim Stafford: Heather Fahlenkamp, an associate professor in the School of Chemical Engineering at Oklahoma State University, recently was honored with the 2015 Researcher of the Year award from the Oklahoma Bioscience Association.