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Intel Bets On Wearable Technology

OPB | Jan. 09, 2014

THURSDAY: Intel CEO Brian Krzanich's keynote address at this year's Consumer Electronics Show introduced a shift in focus for the PC microprocessor giant.

Biometric Security Comes To Your Smartphone

OPB | Sept. 24, 2013

The new Apple iPhone 5S's fingerprint scanner has generated a flurry of interest in biometric security features on mobile electronic devices, but are these new systems really more secure?

Amber Case Talks About "Cyborg Anthropology"

OPB | Jan. 03, 2013

Amber Case says that our relationship to technology is changing who we are — and that we need a new set of terms to understand it.

National Cell Phone Ban?

OPB | Dec. 14, 2011

The National Transportation Safety Board is recommending that all states pass complete bans on using phones and other electronic devices while driving. We'll find out why — and get reaction to the recommendation.

Carcinogenic Phones?

OPB | June 03, 2011

A new report by the World Health Organization says radiation put out by cell phones may be "carcinogenic to humans."

Cell Phone Search Warrant?

OPB | May 03, 2011

Does law enforcement need a warrant to search your cell phone data if you're arrested? That question comes before the Oregon Supreme Court this week.

RUT? Teens & Texting

OPB | Dec. 10, 2010

Teen texting and the issues it raises for educators, parents, and lawmakers.

After the Invisible Man

OPB | Jan. 29, 2010

Ralph Ellison never-published epic follow-up to The Invisble Man is finally out.

Rebroadcast: The Selling of Oregon

OPB | Nov. 27, 2009

How are we selling Portland and Oregon to the world — and what are they buying?

Driven to Distraction?

OPB | May 04, 2009

Should Oregon lawmakers ban the use of hand-held cell phones while driving?