Direct-Satellite Internet Makes Gains
Data networks in the sky are becoming more practical and cost effective, even against cable and DSL networks, with more breakthroughs just over the horizon.
Obama 2012 CTO: From Campaign To Enterprise
Harper Reed talks about the pressure-cooker challenge of building an email-powered, microtargeted online fundraising machine in a hurry. See the video interview from Interop.
FCC Should Stop Coddling Broadcasters
Spectrum is a finite and valuable resource that must be reallocated to serve the public good and keep up with technology. We can't wait until 2016 to start this process.
Connecting With The Digital Citizen
Accenture's Elaine Beeman outlines the principles of the federal Digital Playbook and how they relate to projects like relaunching HealthCare.gov.
10 Robots Changing The World
Driverless cars are just the beginning. Take a look at the robots we will depend on for health, work, and entertainment.
Print Your Own Touchscreen
PrintScreen enables anyone to design and print ultra-thin touch-screens for mobile, wearable, and ubiquitous computing applications.
DoE Preps Privacy Standards For Smart Grid
Department of Energy has released a set of voluntary privacy recommendations for smart grid owners, operators, and third parties; industry stakeholders have until October 14 to comment on draft.
VA Implements Waiting Room 'Smart Chairs'
The Department of Veterans Affairs installs Vecna's kiosk-based Vitals Chair at some facilities, aims to give patients more control and insight into their healthcare while streamlining practitioner workloads.
Backlash Coming On Car-to-Car Talk?
Vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology is gaining momentum, and it could become a mandate. But industry and government must address privacy and other concerns.