A look at emerging technology that's disruptive--and that isn't.
Google, Intel, and Microsoft are investing in a Carnegie Mellon University project to create Internet-connected robots that anyone can build from off-the-shelf parts. The heart of the Telepresence Robot Kit is a controller, called Qwerk, that works as an electronic brain and handles wireless Internet connectivity, motion control, and functions like sending and receiving photos or video.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.