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October Issue 3 2012

Smaller iPad expected Tuesday, but at what price?

The price tag remains a big question mark as Apple prepares Tuesday to unveil what is expected to be a smaller iPad.

October Issue 2 2012

Facebook now home to 1 billion monthly users

NEW YORK (AP) — More than a billion people now log into Facebook each month to check up on old friends, tag photos of new ones and post about politics, religion, cats or what their kids are doing.

October Issue 2 2012

US panel: China tech giants pose security threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — American companies should avoid sourcing network equipment from China’s two leading technology firms because they pose a national security threat to the United States, the House Intelligence Committee warned Monday.

UA Fairbanks unveils cold weather housing experiment October Issue 2 2012

UA Fairbanks unveils cold weather housing experiment

FAIRBANKS (AP) — The University of Alaska Fairbanks’ grand experiment in sustainable student housing has officially begun.

October Issue 1 2012

Kodiak Launch Complex expansion faces delay

Alaska Aerospace Corporation's plans for a new launch pad have been delayed, not canceled.

September Issue 5 2012

Who's watching? 3-D TV is no hit with viewers

Phil Orlins knows everything about producing TV in three dimensions.

September Issue 5 2012

Alaska Communications to launch 4G LTE

Fairbanks and Juneau will likely be the first communities outside of Southcentral to experience 4G LTE service when Alaska Communications launches the faster network.

Fire Island turbines online, begin powering Southcentral September Issue 5 2012

Fire Island turbines online, begin powering Southcentral

ANCHORAGE (AP) — All 11 wind turbines on Fire Island are now generating power for Southcentral Alaska. Officials at Cook Inlet Region Incorporated say they’ve been testing the turbines and transmission lines for nearly a month now. And Sept. 24 it became official — all of them are feeding into the grid.

35 years later, Voyager 1 is heading for the stars September Issue 4 2012

35 years later, Voyager 1 is heading for the stars

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Thirty-five years after leaving Earth, Voyager 1 is reaching for the stars.

September Issue 4 2012

New DNA encyclopedia shows complex inner workings

NEW YORK (AP) — A colossal international effort has yielded the first comprehensive look at how our DNA works, an encyclopedia of information that will rewrite the textbooks and offer new insights into the biology of disease.