February 26, 2010
(WICHITA, Kan.) How many emails do you read a day, or log onto F acebook ? How many text messages do you send every day? Now multiply that the population of Kansas . Now, the United States . The rest of the world . All of that digital information piles up. Now, researchers are figuring out ways to store it. Because if they don't, there may be a day when the Internet overloads. You use it every day. So does everyone else. The Internet - digital data - surrounds us. You can't touch it, but you can see it on your screen.
January 14, 2010
CHICAGO (AP) - As Americans look for ways to help ease the suffering in Haiti, the FBI and security experts are warning people to watch out for scams. Internet security expert Joel Esler says hundreds of Internet addresses related to Haiti have been registered since the quake. He says many of them will probably be legitimate, and refer people to proven charity sites. But he says many more will probably be bogus. He says a lot of them feature a "donate" button, but the money won't ever go to a relief fund.
January 20, 2009
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - The inauguration of President Barack Obama was shown live on the Internet, which caused a glitch at the University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kan. The Kansas City Star reported Tuesday that employees were told not to watch the ceremonies on the Internet after an "extreme high volume of traffic" caused problems on the hospital's computer network. The high traffic volume caused difficulty accessing some patient records. --- Information from: The Kansas City Star, http://www.
November 20, 2008
(WICHITA, Kan.) An email circulating around the internet warns you to be careful about where you purchase your gift cards; it warns many stores are closing down and won't be taking the cards. Eyewitness News contacted several of the stores' Wichita locations. Many refute the rumor, saying their store and company are not shutting down. Snopes.com addresses the email; click here to read the article . Store representatives also say their gift cards are good online or through catalog purchase, should the store nearest to a customer close.
November 19, 2008
He's only 8 months old, yet Bode Lubbers is already famous as an internet superstar. And all the infant had to do was allow his mother put on an eyeliner mustache and a KU sweat suit. Then the Wichitan baby had the tough job of channeling his inner Mark Mangino. As "Baby Mangino," Bode has won the 2008 Sports Human of the Year award on the offbeat sports Web site Deadspin, beating several sports figures, including ESPN's Chris Berman and Erin Andrews and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban.
July 10, 2008
Attorney General Steve Six has unveiled a new Internet safety website for the state of Kansas. The site "NetSafeKansas.com" is geared towards kids, teens, parents and consumers to increase Internet safety education. By giving Kansans additional knowledge about the threats they face online, Six hopes to prevent internet crime in Kansas. "We know education is the key to preventing crime and keeping our kids safe. We know from experiences in our state-as well as across the country-that the more we raise awareness about online threats the greater the chance we can prevent crime," Six said.
November 28, 2007
Why Internet Advertising? It is a two-way interpersonal communication medium, with the ability to have quick and personal feedback in real time. The Internet is a very cost effeicent medium. It offers unlimited low cost space compared to the expense and limited inventory of traditional media. Every day more users spend increasing amounts of time online. And that's where the opportunity lies. Every minute your online is an opprotunity to reach consumers.
November 7, 2007
by Kim Setty One computer and a family of kids means taking turns---and getting off when Mom and Dad ask. Oh really? "I have to ask them nearly five times to get them off the internet," complains Richard, a local father. "The volume gets higher and patience is gone until it's finally 'Get off the internet now!' " Parents take note: This Does It Work product could give you back the power in that struggle. Introducing the $40 Best Netguard. It says you can push its remote anywhere in the house and it will instantly cut off the internet.
February 9, 2007
By Kim Wilhelm Wichita State University student Dayton Gates documents life. After his uncle Steve was killed in a car accident, he made a video to show at the funeral. Gates says it helped his family and friends grieve. That's why he decided to make another video about murdered Arkansas City teen Jodi Sanderholm. "If you didn't know Jodi just watch this and it basically sums up her life and the love she gave to her friends and family," said Gates. Gates didn't know Sanderholm, he doesn't even live in the same community.