November 30, 2015 What new security system is the TSA testing? Answer: Qylatron November 25, 2015 SF Hackathon Explores Ideas for Citywide Internet of Things Network Three winners that used sensors and GPS trackers to gather various types of data were named following the 48-hour hackathon. November 25, 2015 Lawmakers Look to Auto Industry for Insights on ‘Internet of Cars’ Connected vehicles and the prevalence of technology in modern cars prompted a joint congressional subcommittee hearing about the so-called “Internet of Cars,” and what private industry is doing to manage consumer safety and privacy concerns. November 25, 2015 Analytics Poised to Take Guesswork Out of Transportation Planning Using data from sensors placed throughout Los Angeles, a team of researchers at the University of Southern California have completed an impact study they say breaks new ground in traffic analytics. November 25, 2015 Senator Wants Transparency in Federal Broadband Grants Maine Sen. Angus King and two other legislators penned a letter to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler asking for clarification on the federal grants provided through the Connect America Fund. November 25, 2015 Shark-Spotting Drones Protect Swimmers The new shark-spotting drones have been tested off the coast of Australia, where a record number of sightings has been recorded. November 25, 2015 Truck Safety-Tech Bogged Down in D.C. Bureaucracy In an effort to reduce rear-end accidents, road safety advocates are again pushing the federal government to make the technology mandatory on all heavy commercial trucks. November 25, 2015 Will Holiday Shopping be 'Uber-ized'? As the sharing economy expands, phone apps are enabling regular citizens to hire themselves and their cars out — as delivery people. November 25, 2015 Earthquake App Makes Seismic Data Easy to Digest The free app — Temblor — is designed to help people who are unaware of the precise seismic environment where they live. November 25, 2015 Will 49ers’ Stadium Uphold Its Techie Reputation During Super Bowl 50? The team's tech partners are confident the venue's 400 miles of fiber cable, 1,200 Wi-Fi access points, 2,400 TV monitors and 600 security cameras will pass the big game test. November 25, 2015 Opinion: California Should Adopt 'Smart' Highways Over High-Speed Rail Expensive, inaccessible and bad for competition make California's high-speed rail plan a dud, according to a U.C. Santa Barbara economics professor. November 25, 2015 Florida State Rep Challenges Energy Monopoly Fred Costello is creating an open market for solar providers, in a move he describes as encouraging innovation and a competitive marketplace. November 25, 2015 Using Big Data to Solve Future Problems MIT's Media Lab is working with Dubai's Smart Government group, gathering and analyzing data to run a smarter city. November 25, 2015 Artist Craig Ward used what medium for a recent art project? Answer: bacteria from the NYC subway November 24, 2015 Researchers: The World Could Go Green by 2050 The technological capability exists for the entire world to be powered with renewable energy, researchers have found. It's the political willpower that's in question. November 24, 2015 Hillsboro, Ore., Becoming Regional Hub for Data Centers The state exempts data centers from local property taxes, covering the facilities' largest operating costs. November 24, 2015 How Should Uber Be Regulated? States and cities are trying to figure out how to regulate — and tax — rapidly growing companies that connect passengers with drivers through a mobile app. November 24, 2015 Known for Fast Cars, Indianapolis Takes Up Bicycling Indianapolis has transformed itself into a walkable bicycling metropolis — and if you still need a car, there’s an electric option. November 24, 2015 Federal Agencies Fail to Protect Public Data Across the Board The House Oversight & Government Reform Committee released a scorecard grading federal agencies, and many have disappointed with lack of protections. November 24, 2015 Transportation Planning Needs to Evolve As a new report makes clear, few of our urban areas are adapting to the changes that are revolutionizing the way we get around.