The payloads each contain a science experiment organized by a school or business.They will remain on the International Space Station for several months. Kentucky Space sent several experiments to the station last year, and several more are planned for this year.
The Louisville Department of Health and Wellness has launched a cell-phone based anti-smoking campaign aimed at teenagers. For about ten weeks, they will receive three text messages a day that encourage them to quit smoking.
The Kentucky Public Service Commission has begun communicating with customers, 140 characters at a time.
The PSC has joined Twitter, and will use the service to send short messages about utility hearings and power outages.
Louisville Metro Government officials are touting a series of upgrades to the city website. The site now features a box on the front page with the most-accessed information.
Beginning Thursday, it will be illegal for anyone to send text messages or e-mail while driving. Kentucky State Police Lieutenant David Jude says anyone in violation of the law will probably be easy to identify.
Users can log on to a state website that will check their location and connection speed. The information will be used to develop a map of internet access and quality in the commonwealth.
Apple’s highly-anticipated iPad tablet computer goes on sale Saturday, and three area retailers are preparing for an onslaught of customers.
Utility company E-ON US is now putting more information about power outages online. On Tuesday, the company unveiled a map that tracks blackouts for LG&E and KU customers.
A local CEO is thinking of moving his tech startup company out of Louisville.
If I say “Cn u blv we have 2 rd this stupid bk 4 class?” Did you get “Can you believe we have to read this stupid book for class?” Were you appalled at the lack of spelling and mystified as to grammar? Emory professor and author Mark Baulerein thinks all this texting, twittering, Facebooking and such is rewiring students’ brains and quite frankly, could be making them dumb. Listen to the Show