Apps en You Have Neanderthal Genes <p>For our weekly news buzz program, we get a review of the pending U.S. farm bill that is moving through Congress, how businesses are dealing with the Affordable Care Act, modern humans have a surprising amount of genes that come from Neanderthals, an important piece of art is returning to Iowa, a new &nbsp;smartphone app designed in Iowa with which users can hear and see how to pronounce certain foreign language sounds, and we hear from a couple mayors of towns on this year’s RAGBRAI route.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 19:06:27 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Ben Stanton 35620 at You Have Neanderthal Genes News Buzz: Supreme Court, Toledo, Tapeworms, Iowa Football <p>Join host Ben Kieffer for this edition of River to River that quickly moves through a variety of news stories of note: implications of an Iowa Supreme Court decision, a possible new Department of Transportation&nbsp;app to prevent texting-and-driving, a tapeworm diet, Iowa college football, and more.</p><p></p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 19:10:43 +0000 Ben Kieffer, Sarah Boden & Ben Stanton 27756 at News Buzz: Supreme Court, Toledo, Tapeworms, Iowa Football Horticulture Day: Gardening Apps <p>Nothing beats good old fashioned hard work when it comes to your yard and garden, but new technology can lend a hand. Fri, 31 May 2013 16:19:32 +0000 Charity Nebbe 21681 at Horticulture Day: Gardening Apps App Development In Iowa <p>When smartphones were introduced, not many people knew how to navigate a mobile app…but several years later, we go through each day using multiple apps, often several at once. Today on River to River, Ben Kieffer checks in with app developers across the state, to find out how Iowans are using applications on their devices, and what apps we can expect in the near future.</p><p></p> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 21:31:12 +0000 Emily Woodbury & Ben Kieffer 19782 at App Development In Iowa Iowa App Makers <p><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: &quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 11pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;">It wasn’t too long ago, when nobody knew what an “app” was. Today, many of us wouldn’t know what to do without our favorite mobile software applications. Host Ben Kieffer&nbsp;talks with mobile app and tech developers across the state, and we’ll discover some newly created apps, from our developers right here in Iowa. </span></p> Fri, 19 Oct 2012 18:44:58 +0000 Ben Kieffer 9625 at Iowa App Makers