The U.S. Department of Transportation's announcement signals a support for fully autonomous vehicles that was lacking in a regulatory announcement last month from the California Department of Motor Vehicles.
Following recent terrorist attacks in Europe and the United States and a new focus on how the Internet is being used to coordinate among radical groups, lawmakers have introduced a bill to require the reporting of terrorist activities by social media networks.
A recently awarded Department of Homeland Security contract for wearable, passive detection technology could soon result in better protection against nuclear and radiological threats at sea and land ports across the country.
If one Southern California developer's big promises come to be, Lilac Hills Ranch will be the first community in the nation to offer its citizens a private vehicle network where self-driving cars would be summoned via an app.
The state will pay less for customers' unused solar power, but a green energy advocacy institute says that presents an opportunity for people to use as much of their own power as possible instead of sending it back to the grid.
Governing magazine honored nine individuals for their continued commitment to public service, their remarkable leadership and their innovation -- with Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Kentucky Kynect's Carrie Banahan and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter among them.
During the Los Angeles Civic Engagement Hackathon, four high-school students split a $3,000 prize for their app that allows shelters to report what they need so restaurants and volunteer groups can donate the appropriate items.
Individual photos posted on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Google+ and Flickr and tagged #globalselfie on or around April 22, 2014 -- from 113 countries and regions were used to assemble a mosaic of the earth as it looked from a satellite on Earth Day 2014.
Countless articles of stolen property are recovered in police departments around the country and, increasingly, officials use image hosting services to get the property back to their owners rather than auction them off.
Richard Rogers of the Employment Development Department, Barney Gomez of the Department of Health Care Services, retiree Carlos Zamarripa of the Franchise Tax Board and Clark Kelso of the California Correctional Health Care Services department received top honors.
According to a White House report released Monday, the act helped increase access to broadband and drive its adoption nationwide, made a significant impact on innovation, and initiated more than 15,000 transportation projects.
After two previous requests were declined by the White House, Rep. Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has subpoenaed Todd Park to testify for his leadership role in fixing Healthcare.gov.
At this year's California State Fair, a civic education and public outreach program celebrates and details the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and Gettysburg Address -- and many other moments in California's history.
Scientists will use a combination of advanced data analytics, computing and data visualization techniques, new scientific and experimental methods, 3-D computer modeling and simulation, and historical data to gain a scientific understanding of the lake.
NASA recently conducted Engine Icing Validation testing, after which the lead technician at NASA Glenn's Propulsion System Laboratory performed an inspection on the inlet ducting upstream of the engine used for the testing.
The 720,000-square-foot edifice is the creation of renowned architect Frank Gehry, and its striking appearance is meant to express the creativity that occurs inside the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.
In a nod to the value of car manufacturers' mile-per-gallon ratings, researchers at Columbia University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science published a study that led to a color-coded map of the five boroughs of New York City that displays energy cost and consumption data.