Idaho Hospitals cyberattack
Jun 2, 2023

Idaho hospitals working to resume full operations after cyberattack

Two eastern Idaho hospitals and their clinics are working to resume full operations after a cyberattack on their computer systems.

PlexTrac Pentest
Jun 1, 2023

PlexTrac Appoints Andy Langsam Chief Executive Officer

PlexTrac, a leading provider of pentest reporting automation solutions, today announced the appointment of Andy Langsam as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately. Dan DeCloss, who founded PlexTrac in 2018, will assume the role of Chief Technology Officer (CTO), with responsibility for product management and engineering. Langsam will also join the company's board of directors while De[...]

May 23, 2023

BSU announces new institute for microelectronics

BOISE, ID – With approval from the Idaho State Board of Education, Boise State University has established the Institute for Microelectronics Education and Research (MER), a university-wide effort to prepare students for careers related to microelectronics and to advance vital research conducted by faculty, staff, and students. The Institute will be a nexus of the microelectronics efforts at Bois[...]

May 23, 2023

INL driving economic growth, impacting construction market

With its cutting-edge research facilities and innovative projects, the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) has become a key driver of the region's economy. The INL's activities in the field of nuclear energy and national security have not only made significant contributions, but have also had a continuous long-term impact on the construction market in Idaho. [caption id="attachment_493747" align="a[...]

May 18, 2023

Supreme Court avoids ruling on law shielding internet companies from being sued for what users post

The Supreme Court on Thursday sided with Google, Twitter and Facebook in lawsuits seeking to hold them liable for terrorist attacks. But the justices sidestepped the big issue hovering over the cases, the federal law that shields social media companies from being sued over content posted by others.

Zasio Enterprises, Inc. Announces Versatile 2023
May 18, 2023

Zasio Enterprises announces Versatile 2023

Zasio Enterprises, Inc., a global leader in business-to-business information governance and records management solutions, is pleased to announce the newest flagship product in its Versatile lineup, Versatile 2023.

photo of solar field
May 18, 2023

rPlus Energies further expands into Idaho

SALT LAKE CITY -- rPlus Energies, a national leader in the development of utility-scale renewable energy projects, announced a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with Idaho Power for a new 200-megawatt (MW) solar facility in Ada County, Idaho. The project, named Pleasant Valley Solar, is currently the largest contracted solar facility in the Idaho Power system. The project is expected to[...]

Pete Buttigieg
May 11, 2023

Tesla shouldn’t call driving system Autopilot because humans are still in control, Buttigieg says

Tesla shouldn't be calling its partially automated driving system Autopilot because the cars can't drive themselves, the top U.S. transportation official says. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg says he's concerned about Tesla's marketing of the system, which is under investigation by his department in connection with crashes that have caused at least 14 deaths.

May 11, 2023

In major climate step, EPA proposes 1st limits on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration proposed new limits Thursday on greenhouse gas emissions from coal- and gas-fired power plants, its most ambitious effort yet to roll back planet-warming pollution from the nation's second-largest contributor to climate change.

May 10, 2023

SE Idaho Seismic Vulnerability Project launches

SOUTHEAST, ID – Southeastern Idaho is one of the most seismically active areas of the state. Idaho’s Office of Emergency Management (IOEM) wants to determine which buildings are most at risk to earthquakes in Caribou, Bear Lake, Franklin, and Oneida Counties.  The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), IOEM, and their contractors have worked with Boise State University’s Hazard and Cl[...]

May 5, 2023

FDA approves upgraded insulin delivery system

A Boise-based engineer played a key role in the development of a redesigned insulin delivery system approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in April. Lou Lintereur used his aerospace engineering training to help develop the control algorithm for MiniMed 780G system from Medtronic Diabetes. The system is the first insulin pump with meal detection technology offering five-minute automat[...]

May 4, 2023

As oil boom transforms Guyana, a scramble for spoils

ANN'S GROVE, Guyana — Villagers in this tiny coastal community lined up on the soggy grass, leaned into the microphone and shared their grievances as someone in the crowd yelled, "Speak the truth!" And so they did. One by one, speakers listed what they wanted: a library, streetlights, school buses, homes, a grocery store, reliable electricity, wider roads and better bridges. "Please help us," [...]