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California’s cost of living pushes people to move to Arizona

One California company is relocating its operations to Goodyear, creating 30 new job opportunities.


Tat tunes: Soundwave tattoos allow people to play songs, audio clips through app

Four Phoenix tattoo artists are licensed by California-based Skin Motion, which developed an app that can read a sound wave stencil tattooed on skin and play back a recording over a smartphone


Augmented reality lab combines math, engineering to improve brain-cancer outcomes

Mayo Clinic’s augmented reality lab provides surgeons and patients a 360 view of brain tumors or spines affected by scoliosis. The simulations help surgeons come up with the least invasive form of surgery and pick the best route for radiation and chemotherapy.


Hackers pose danger to patients with pacemakers, other medical devices connected to internet

Cybersecurity experts say medical devices such as implanted pacemakers are vulnerable to hackers, who could potentially gain control of the signals they send and receive – putting patients’ lives in danger.


How does social media affect you?

Social Media experts and psychologists suggest there are ties between social media use and depression and negative self image. Cronkite News wants to know how social media use has affected you.


Tech behind cryptocurrency craze could disrupt medicine, housing and ID security

Experts say blockchain, the network behind bitcoin and other cryptocurrency, could ease people's lives by transforming how they store and share medical, legal and personal data.