Technology

Police: Man stalked woman on Facebook, threatened to kill her friends and children

A man faces charges after police say he repeatedly threatened to kill a woman’s friends and children on social media.

  Blytheville offering free WIFI to boost activity downtown

In a push to get more people out and about in downtown, Main Street Blytheville and Ritter Communications now offer free WIFI.

Cybersecurity firm: More Iran hacks as US sanctions loomed

Cybersecurity firm warns Iran government-backed hackers stepped up efforts after Trump pulled America from nuclear deal

NAEC plans to build solar array near Salem

An agreement was met between North Arkansas Electric Cooperatives and Today’s Power Inc. to start construction on a 1-megawatt solar array near NAEC headquarters in Salem.

The Latest: High-quality heart readings in new Apple Watch

Apple's new smartwatch will have the ability to take high-quality heart readings to detect irregular heart rhythms and other potential problems.

Poll: Teens say social media makes them feel better

Today's teens are constantly on their smartphones, many check social media constantly and prefer texting over face-to-face communication

Trump: Apple can avoid tariffs by shifting production to US

Trump agrees with Apple that potential tariffs on Chinese imports could make its gadgets more expensive, but says the tech company can fix the problem by moving production to the U.S.

Twitter permanently bans Alex Jones, Infowars, citing abuse

Twitter is permanently banning conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and Infowars for abusive behavior

A year in, Uber CEO works to rebuild company's reputation

Dara Khosrowshahi took the reins at Uber a year ago and inherited a ride-sharing company plagued with scandals

Community makes seeing in the dark possible

Firefighters with a Region 8 fire department can now see in the dark.

Facebook changes affecting small businesses, bloggers

Some small businesses and bloggers said Facebook's recent changes came with a heavy price.

  Strong chance mystery diplomatic brain injuries were caused by unknown microwave weapon, report says

The lead author of a study on the victims of the phenomenon said "everyone now agrees there's something there" with the weapon theory.

App allows tutoring on-demand

The newest helpful app will take you straight to a teacher.

STEM students strike a chord in guitar-building class

The building blocks of learning all come into play when building an electric guitar.

Great deal ends when "landlord" asks for rent in gift cards

A Jonesboro woman thought she had found a great deal on an apartment for rent. But, then the supposed landlord asked her to pay in iTunes gift cards.

Man accused of threatening to kill officers in social media post

A Marked Tree man is being held on a $100,000 cash-only bond after investigators say he threatened to kill "all police officers."

Apps to help manage time and fight distraction

There are plenty of distractions with summer plans, getting ready for school, etc., but three apps could make staying on track easier.

Robocall scam causing problems for nonprofit organization

A nonprofit organization that helps the homeless is having trouble with THOUSANDS of phone scams in Russellville..

A Better Region 8: Remember when Facebook was fun?

Remember when Facebook was fun? When it was a chance to oo and ah over pictures of your friends' babies and vacations?

Protecting against screen snoops

There's a growing trend where potential thieves are stealing information right over a person's shoulder.

Blockchain technology introduced at meeting

The use of technology is key, especially when it comes to food and other industries, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Wednesday as he announced a plan with business leaders around the state.

Don't be a victim of online car buying scams

The FBI is alerting car-shopping consumers that thieves are posting cars for sale online that they don't actually own.

Voice-only banking is raising security concerns

Checking bank account balances on smart speakers has increased security concerns.

Robocalls on the rise

The Federal Trade Commission is suing some of the biggest robocall kingpins believed responsible for billions of calls.

Compulsive gaming classified as mental health condition

The World Health Organization is classifying compulsive gaming as a new mental health condition.

Study: Kids play 15+ hours of video games per week

According to a new study, the average kid will be playing video games for more than 15 hours per week this summer, and with many games comes risk.

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The latest 'must-have' technology list has something for everyone

Americans are more tech savvy than ever. And with the growing need for on-the-go technology comes some pretty unique inventions. Each year, the products are getting

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Internet Security

Internet Security is a critical issue that most software and network vendors try to reinforce daily. Packet sniffers, DDoS bots, port scanners and other script-kiddie tools...

Web cams add worries

Teens regularly use MySpace and Facebook to chat with "friends," share pictures and music, and meet new people, but these social networking giants aren't the only sites available. One popular social networking

Social Networking

Everyone is using social networking sites thesedays. A lot of people using Myspace, Friendster, Hi5 and Facebook just to name a few, boast of having 500 or more friends on their list. Some social networking

Internet Safety (Children)

Children are the world's most valuble asset! They represent the Nations future and give us hope for a better country. Children are also our most vulnerable members of society. Unfortunately the same advances

Network sniffers and packet capture

Network monitoring software can be useful for a parent but in the wrong hands can be used for criminal activity. There are many applications that are developed for packet caputuring and network sniffing.

Chat Jargon

These are just a few samples of commonly used chat jargon AFK - Away From Keyboard TTYL - Talk To You Later GTFO - Get The F*#$ Out RTFM - Read The F*#$&ng Manual h4x0r - Hacker 31337 - Elite OMG

Parenting Controls

It's hard to monitor your child all the time thats why sometimes the use of a 3rd party application installed on your computer is necessary for your childs safety. The browser Firefox is free and has downloadable