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Catching up with Boise State University’s World Museum — and its high-tech approach to art

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So far, the outside of the Boise State University Fine Arts Building has gotten most of the attention, but the inside is pretty cool, too. Marrying technology and art, the World Museum’s 943-square-foot centerpiece consists of nine 4K screens that ...

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Cybersecurity is getting more complex (access required)

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Companies are learning that there’s more to security than installing antivirus software and calling it good. None of the work in information technology security is “set it and forget it” – instead, it’s an ongoing process, said Hunter Ferguson, a ...

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Blue Cross of Idaho hacked, some member information accessed

One of Idaho’s largest insurance companies said Friday that someone hacked its website and obtained access to the personal information of about 5,600 customers, including their names, claim payment information and codes indicating medical procedures they may have undergone. Blue ...

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Idaho Power, Boise City plan ‘renewable’ future, but what does that mean? (access required)

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In coordinated announcements, the city of Boise and Idaho Power each announced intentions to move away from carbon-based energy sources such as oil and gas, though for each of them it will be decades away. Idaho Power announced on March ...

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3D technology being used to locate new Alaska oil pockets

PRUDHOE BAY, Alaska (AP) — New technology is being used to search for untapped oil in an Alaska bay that is already an established source of fossil fuel, according to officials. Oil and gas company BP is employing “3D seismic” ...

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What could the record ICONIQ-Truckstop.com investment mean for Idaho? (access required)

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The most interesting part about ICONIQ’s investment in Truckstop.com – estimated at up to $1 billion – may not be the investment itself, but its repercussions for Idaho’s technology community. ICONIQ Capital – the company said to represent Silicon Valley heavy hitters such ...

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