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Apple Buys WiFiSlam For $20MMar 25, 9am

It has been recently reported that Apple has bought the indoor GPS, WiFiSlam, for $ 20M. The report from the Wallstreet Journal stated that Apple paid $20M to acquire WifiSlam. WifiSlam is an indoor GPS which allows your smartphone to point its location (and the location of your friends) in real-time to 2.

Second Iowa DOC inmate dies in less than a weekMar 24, 10pm

A second of two Iowa City Department of Corrections inmates has died within a matter of days, according to an announcement on Both deaths are being investigated by departments of the state.

Zuckerberg looks at politicsMar 24, 1am

According to a recent story on, Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, has found a new outlet that has captured his attention: politics. [ads]Zuckerberg, now 28 years old, is the official CEO of Facebook and a billionaire.

Who Wants Smartwatches?Mar 24, 1am

Recently, rumors have been flying around about companies that will be introducing a brand new product to the market. They will be bringing about smartwatches, which are a combination of smartphone technology and wrist wear.

Iowa to Create JobsMar 24, 1am

Iowa was recently given an abundance of money for a good cause. This money will create many new jobs in various cities in Iowa, creating a burst in the economy. This money has been awarded by the state government.

Iowa City Man Kept Dog Waste Near ChildMar 24, 1am

A recent arrest by the Iowa City Police has led to a man facing a list of charges, including drug-related ones and child endangerment. [ads]Police were called to a mobile home belonging to 28-year-old Lyle Robert Hopkins in a park in August.

Netflix Launched Facebook IntegrationMar 17, 1am

The most popular internet streaming media, Netflix, recently announced their Facebook integration feature for users in the U.S., letting their subscribers to share what they are watching with their Facebook friends.

On the Lookout for OS X 10.9Mar 17, 12am

The newest operating system from Apple is expected to be released this summer, and Apple users are already looking out for what they can expect from it. [ads]OS X 10.9 is set to be released sometime in 2013.

What Does Iowa City Think of the Decision?Mar 16, 11pm

The decision was made, and it affected not only The Vatican, but Catholics all around the world. What does Iowa City think of the decision for the new Pope.Iowa City has reported that the Catholic churches and schools have been reacting to the decision-making process and the new Pope.

Iowa City Police Department Witnesses BirthMar 16, 11pm

Iowa City Police had an interesting traffic stop last Sunday night. Instead of a routine couple that was speeding, they discovered a couple that had much more reason to be flying through the streets of Iowa City.
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