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Legislature convenes with increased security measures


The Hawaii State Legislature marks the first day of its new legislative session with increased security and public health restrictions. HPR Government reporter Ryan Finnerty breaks down this unprecedented start.

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Seoul is known as the "leading digital city" on earth, and Korea is the world’s number one producer of mobile phones, displays, semiconductors, and other technological hardware.  Digital giants like Samsung and LG continually test new products on South Korean consumers, and the UH Center for Korean Studies is sponsoring a conference that could give us a glimpse into our technological future.  HPR’s Noe Tanigawa spoke with a human-computer interface expert about what’s ahead.

Scary Computer Virus Still Causing Trouble

Apr 23, 2014
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   The battle against invasive species is one that takes place on all islands across the state.  But federal law enforcement officials in Hawaii are focusing on an invasive species of a different kind--it's a computer virus.  HPR's Sherry Bracken has the story.

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According to census figures, more than 80% of households in Hawaii have at least one computer. You might use a desktop or a laptop—a tablet or a smartphone. But some Asian technology companies are planning computers for the next level. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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Cybersecurity is a big issue these days. As we continue to expand our digital footprint, we become increasingly vulnerable to attacks online. But as HPR’s Molly Solomon reports, a new major at a local college is looking to address this growing problem. 

More information on the Information Security and Assurance degree program can be found on the UH West Oahu website.