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  • 'Skilled Iowa' participation on the rise CLINTON -- Last year, 66 Clinton employers had agreed to support the new Skilled Iowa Initiative. A year later, that number has more than doubled to 157 businesses. Doug Rempfer, a business service representative with the Davenport office of Iowa Wor

    April 10, 2014

  • What you need to know about the Heartbleed bug

    Millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other personal information may be at risk as a result of a major breakdown in Internet security revealed earlier this week.

    The damage caused by the "Heartbleed" bug is currently unknown. The security hole exists on a vast number of the Internet's Web servers and went undetected for more than two years. While it's conceivable that the flaw was never discovered by hackers, it's nearly impossible to tell.

    April 9, 2014

  • 2012_Mazda6_--_NHTSA.jpg Brakes, steering and...spiders? What's behind the latest auto recalls

    11 million vehicles have already been recalled in 2014 for everything from power steering failure to vulnerability to spider attack.

    Check out the full list of 2014 recalls.

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • pix_internet_security_01.jpg Fix released for widespread Internet security hole

    Researchers have pushed out a fix for a security flaw that affects as many as two-thirds of all Internet servers and could let hackers intercept encrypted traffic including email messages, banking information, usernames and passwords.

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • news_twitter.jpg Travelers fly on Air Twitter

    The enlightened age of social media has dawned over the airline industry, casting shadows over telephone call centers and on-site agents. Facebook and Twitter are racking up the friends and followers while the hold music plays on.

    April 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • VIDEO: White House may ban selfies

    The White House wasn't too pleased after Red Sox player David Ortiz snapped a selfie with President Obama that was later used promotionally by Samsung.

    April 8, 2014

  • Screen shot 2014-04-04 at 3.36.06 PM.png 3 apps to make your flight easier

    Whether you fly once a week for work or once a year for a vacation, you can bet that all areas of your trip are being monitored by smart phones. While it isn't hard to find an app with your flight info, some apps make the process of flying a lot simpler.

    April 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • Bank, students earn integrity awards DEWITT -- A DeWitt bank will earn an integrity award. DeWitt Bank and Trust has won a Quad Cities Better Business Bureau Integrity award. BBB President Chris Coleman said these awards showcase businesses that uphold trust, reliability and ethics. DeW

    April 5, 2014

  • Strip mall New owner takes over strip mall FULTON, Ill. -- Growth in business may be on the rise in Fulton now that a five-unit strip mall that sat vacant for several years is ready to be utilized. Craig Wilson is the property's new owner, closing on the mall on March 28. While he has an exte

    April 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • news_amazonfiretv.jpg Amazon introduces Fire TV to challenge Apple in living rooms

    Amazon.com Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos is stepping up efforts to win over customers in their living rooms with a $99 TV box for watching digitally delivered shows and movies, challenging Apple's TV device.

    April 3, 2014 1 Photo

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