November 26, 2014

How can you escape the worries of work and family this Thanksgiving break?

Answer: with calm.com

November 25, 2014

Teri Takai Taking New Roles in Private Sector

After more than a decade of serving as a public IT professional, Teri Takai is back in the private sector.

November 25, 2014

Anonymous 'Requester' Turns Police Body Camera Programs Upside Down

As citizens nationwide protest following the no-indict ruling in the Ferguson, Mo., shooting, police in Washington state wonder if their public records laws will prevent the adoption of body camera technology that could keep such a confusing scenario from happening again.

November 25, 2014

Photo of the Week - Underwater Robot 3-D Maps Antarctic Sea Ice

The SeaBED robot's upward-looking sonar allows it to measure and map the underside of sea ice floes.

November 25, 2014

IDEA Lab Injects Entrepreneurial Tactics into Federal Health Services

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services creates new lab to test startup techniques with federal health and safety services.

November 25, 2014

Regulators Worry Hackers Have Learned to Hijack Cars

Car makers and regulators see a rising threat in automobile hacking.

November 25, 2014

Taking Driverless Cars to the Next Level

Driving is hundreds of minute tasks, woven together in one dance, and more and more of these tasks are being isolated and conquered by automated systems.

November 25, 2014

Internet of You: Users Become Part of the City-as-a-System

Integrating devices within city infrastructure will form a new kind of hybrid that is part individual, part systemic node — linking people to private and public infrastructures and the services that run through them.

November 25, 2014

How States' Recent Job Growth Compares

See which states are adding more jobs and those that lag behind.

November 25, 2014

Survey: Internet Access a 'Basic Human Right'

A survey on Internet security and trust polled people in 24 countries on their views about online privacy, governance and concerns about security.

November 25, 2014

A Year After Target Data Breach, Aftershocks Finally End

The theft of 40 million credit and debit card numbers came as a shock to Target shoppers, but analysts say that in the end, almost no consumer suffered a financial loss.

November 25, 2014

FAA Outlines Strategy to Recover from Air-Traffic Control Outages

The reassessment released Monday called on the FAA to strengthen its "overall security posture against both external and internal threats."

November 25, 2014

Wake County, N.C., Schools Want Students to be Able to Fly Drones

School officials said Monday that the school board should lobby lawmakers to change laws about student use of drones.

November 25, 2014

Twitter Users Call for #PeaceInFerguson

After a grand jury did not hand down a criminal indictment against the Ferguson, Mo., officer in the death of Michael Brown, users took to social media pleading for unrest to be kept under control.

November 25, 2014

How the Pentagon Names Military Operations

The classified computer system, NICKA, tracks military nicknames, code words and exercise terms to ensure they’re not duplicated.

November 25, 2014

What is the biggest distraction for American drivers?

Answer: cellphones

November 24, 2014

Product Review: Ello Takes on Social Networking

An early look at social media's rising star reveals user interface design so good, it might convince me not to hate everyone.

November 24, 2014

Hello Cleveland! City Plans 100-Gig Network

Cleveland is partnering with a host of public- and private-sector organizations to build a downtown high-speed broadband hub.

November 24, 2014

3 International Cities Where Technology Solves Local Problems

Municipalities use tech for everything from mapping disaster relief to improving energy use and street traffic.

November 24, 2014

Group Plans Robot Playground Outside Boston

This robot playground -- called the Devens Interoperability Playground -- aims to keep local robotics companies in the area, thus adding jobs and encouraging economic development.