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January 29, 2015

Can you un-boil an egg?

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January 28, 2015

Google Warns Against Driverless Car Regulations

Company tells California Department of Motor Vehicles to not impose safety restrictions, argues for its own safeguards.

January 28, 2015

Internet-of-Things Gadgets Should Safeguard Consumer Information, FTC Says

Despite the technology's many benefits, "increased connectivity between devices and the Internet may create a number of security and privacy risks," the agency declared in a report.

January 28, 2015

Arkansas Gets Renewed Tech Focus

CTO Mark Myers will work hard to fuel his department as the technology engine that drives economic development and education in the state.

January 28, 2015

Will Our Smart Gadgets Become Trusted or Oppressive Companions?

As we turn more of our decision-making over to devices, experts say, our reliance on these interconnected tools will far surpass today’s dependence on smartphones.

January 28, 2015

North Dakota Considering Enhanced Drivers' Licenses

State would become one of just a handful to issue identification to cross borders.

January 28, 2015

CenturyLink's Much-Hyped Twin Cities Broadband is Slow in Arriving

As the company bombards local TV viewers with ads that promote the offering -- "What will you do with your gig?" -- the 1-gigabit-per-second service is not yet widely available

January 28, 2015

Motorola Scores Another No-Bid Contract

When federal grants to the Port of Houston became available for what would become the nation’s first pilot emergency high-speed broadband network, it seemed Motorola already had an inside track.

January 28, 2015

Brief: Missouri Attorney General Calls for Limits on Use of Body-Cam Footage

State Attorney General Chris Koster urged lawmakers to protect the cameras' footage from those who would "monetize it or use it to exploit the people it depicts."

January 28, 2015

California's Central Valley Economy Hurt by Broadband Gaps

The state, local governments and colleges are partnering to identify exactly where the gaps exist.

January 28, 2015

Harnessing the Potential of the Gigabit City

Local representatives attending the 2015 Gigabit City Summit discussed how gigabit connectivity can drive regional economic development.

January 28, 2015

Pentagon Unit Seeks Technology to Allow Drones to Work in Unison

DARPA last week put out a call for people with ideas for “revolutionary approaches to unmanned aircraft systems autonomy” to contribute in its Collaborative Operations in Denied Environment.

January 28, 2015

REAL ID Act Catches Up with States

Nine states are in noncompliance with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s REAL ID act efforts.

January 28, 2015

3-D Images to Help Pennsylvania Police Navigate Terror Scenes

The scanner uses lasers to detect walls, doors, furniture and other objects in a room, creating a 3-D image displayed on a computer.

January 28, 2015

How many cars will be online in 2020?

Answer: 152 million

January 27, 2015

Photo of the Week: Hong Kong Waterfront Glows Fluorescent Blue

This fluorescent coloring is created by an algae bloom called Noctiluca scintillans, which is more commonly known as 'Sea Sparkle."

January 27, 2015

Could Popular Traffic App Waze be Used to Target Police?

Despite some concern over the app, many agencies say they want the public to know where their officers are.

January 27, 2015

#Hack4Congress: Can This Not-Just-for-Technologists Event Fix Congress?

With Congress' approval rating at an all-time low, the civic technology community is gathering to fix the dysfunction.

January 27, 2015

Secret Service Investigates Drone Crash at White House

The crash renewed calls for tighter regulations of the aerial devices, which are increasingly popular with photographers and amateur aviation enthusiasts.

January 27, 2015

Google Fiber Expands to 18 Cities in American Southeast

The search giant's gigabit broadband service is making its biggest expansion yet.