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Techradio September 15

Sep 15, 2017

Join Host Kent Osborne as a panel of tech pundits tackle listener calls and discuss the latest rollout of Apple products.

2017 South Dakota Technology Showcase

Sep 7, 2017

The second annual South Dakota Technology Showcase brings together some of the country’s biggest technology companies in Sioux Falls.  At last week’s convention, representatives from Tesla, AT&T, and Air Bus met with the state’s political and business leaders. The showcase explores new ideas and technology challenges facing South Dakota.

U.S. Senator John Thune says one of his jobs as chair of the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee is to find ways to improve South Dakota’s business climate. 

In today's show we talk about Apple's 11th hour Net Neutrality comments.  We talk new phones, and the ever changing media landscape as Facebook updates their TV offerings.

Tech Radio - 8 4 17

Aug 10, 2017

Carla White is a local app developer who’s been involved in the creation of nearly 100 different apps.  Her work has been featured in USA Today, Good Morning America, Oprah, Telegraph, BBC, and Successful Living Magazine.  In 2013 Carla published the book Idea to iPhone, which is a beginners guide to developing iPhone apps. Recently Carla came to the studio to talk about her success.

Carla when did you start creating apps?

Tech Radio 7/14/17

Jul 14, 2017
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Will Bushee and Heather Benson join the regulars for talk of Tokens, Mark Zuckerberg's visit to South Dakota, all things Amazon, and more on the July edition of Techradio.

On today's show we hosted a post E3 Expo wrap up from Los Angeles by Mark Diischer, a Sioux Falls resident who attended the show this week - plus listener emails and Amazon grocery news.

Today's tech radio tackles a question about Windows Defender, and we talk new tech and chipsets. In the 3rd half of the show we turn to social media for some fun and user settings.

Tech Radio: 5-19-17

Jun 1, 2017

The Friday May 19th Program

On today's Techradio we talk about the google docs and mac phishing problems, Siouxpercon next weekend in Sioux Falls, and Facebooks purge of fake accounts.

  

The March for Science in the nations capitol is gaining steam and there are 3 Marches in South Dakota planned for tomorrow - Earth Day - we spoke with Ashleigh Walton who helped organize the Sioux Falls event. We found out what this event means to her and how you can get involved.

Tech Radio 4-7-17

Apr 7, 2017

Join the techradio panel of experts as we discuss the latest news from net neutrality to online privacy.  We also discussed the latest in the media landscape with the announcements from YouTube and Facebook of increased video products.

  

Tech Radio 03-17-17

Mar 17, 2017

Tech Radio 3-3-17

Mar 3, 2017

Today's Techradio tackles the Snapchat IPO, Facebook "hacks", CloudFlare and Amazon service issues and tips for doing your taxes online.

Guests Jeff Litterick and John T. Meyer discuss the latest writings of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg  and Microsoft news with their  Forza gaming franchise topping 1 Billion in sales – premium email service - $20/year.

VR headset developer Valve is "comfortable" with the idea that the technology could turn out to be a complete failure.

And John loves his Airpods - we talk about bluetooth headphones.

The February 3rd edition of Techradio features talk about Cisco router failures, macbooks, and the Snapchat IPO.

Innovation: Mel Ustad

Jan 13, 2017
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Mel Ustad joined Innovation to discuss the programs in place to help science and technology companies grow in South Dakota. Ustad is the Director of Commercialization at the Governor's Office of Economic Development.

 

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Dr. James Rice joined Innovation to discuss how South Dakota's research infrastructure allows for federal funding. He also talked about the state Science and Technology plan. Dr. Rice is the Executive Director of EPSCoR.

Techradio

Jan 10, 2017

The Computer Guys talk about the Consumer Electronics Show, the importance of updating your router and other IOT devices, and more.  

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Kent Osborne and The Computer Guys answer questions about those holiday gifts you just can't figure out. They also discuss Amazon Alexa, which was witness to a possible murder, and Russian hacking incidents which have led to U.S. sanctions.

Today's Techradio covers listener questions about a failing hard drive, outdated video drivers, cell phone anti-virus software, and smart watches.  Last minute tech gift ideas were discussed as well.

We also discussed the rather urgent need for everyone to update their home routers to the latest firmware.  To do this you will need to log into your router and trigger the process.  Older routers require you to download the update from a website and do the update.

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Kent Osborne and "The Computer Guys" convene to discuss the tech news of the day. They also recap Black Friday shopping and look at more tech-related Christmas gift ideas, including wearables.

This week's Tech Radio, hosted by Kent Osborne, deals with holiday tech giving. Osborne and guest Joel Broveleit also work through power supply issues and answer questions from listeners.

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Today even some of the most remote corners of South Dakota have electricity and phone service.  Many of us take it for granted, but in past decades these utilities were not a given.

Charles Michael Ray

A South Dakota science professor has been instrumental in bringing the International Collegiate Programming Contest to Rapid City this coming May. The event includes the top collegiate programmers from around the world. 

SDSM&T Computer Science professor Dr Antonette Logar is talking about the programming competition and other topics including her work on artificial intelligence and her efforts to support young women in math, science and engineering careers. 

Samsung's Persistent Battery Problems

Oct 7, 2016
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This week's Tech Radio, hosted by Kent Osborne, deals with Samsung's persistent battery problems. Osborne, John T. Meyer and Jeff Litterick also work through a series of software announcements by Google and they touch on October Cyber Security Awareness Month.

Tech Radio

Sep 16, 2016

  On this Techradio - is municipal wifi a good idea? The EU seems to be taking the bull by the horns. We discuss a variety of cell phone issues, and ask if wearables are finally ready for prime time.

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After delaying shipment of its flagship smartphone Galaxy Note 7, Samsung is set to recall all of the Note 7s that have shipped in its home nation and abroad as problems have been traced to the battery.

Earlier this week, Apple was ordered to pay a record sum of 13 billion Euros plus interest after the EU said Ireland illegally the iPhone maker's tax bill.  At the time, Apple CEO Tim Cook called the accusations "baseless."  Since then, a war of words has developed between Cook and Europe's competition chief.

Tech Radio host Kent Osborne is joined by "The Computer Guys" as they discuss the NSA hacking tools leak, additional competition in the cell phone carrier business and batteries bursting into flames.  "The Computer Guys" are Jeff Litterick, Joel Broveliet and Amos Aesoph.  They discuss the latest tech news every other Friday on SDPB Radio.

Sioux Falls Development

Cara Hetland hosted a panel discussion about innovation in South Dakota. On the panel: 

Rich Naser, President of the University of South Dakota Discover District and Executive Director of the Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship;  

Joni Johnson, Executive Director of South Dakota Biotech. She oversees advocacy, communication, education and membership services representing more than 50 members in industries spanning from food and agriculture to human health and renewable energy;

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