Emerging Tech

The Pentagon is Investing in Space Robots to Repair Satellites

The robots would service military, government and commercial spacecraft more than 22,000 miles above the Earth.

FCC Commissioner Wants Community Colleges to Become Pipelines for America’s 5G Workforce

An FCC Commissioner hopes to mirror Aiken Technical College’s Tower Installation Program in other schools across the country.

Moving from Random Acts of Digital to Real Transformation

Too often, government agencies and businesses alike pin their hopes on a single type of transformative technology.

FBI’s Facial Recognition Programs Under Fire Over Privacy, Accuracy Concerns

The bureau has largely ignored the Government Accountability Office’s concerns about its use of facial recognition in criminal investigations.

White House Taking its Artificial Intelligence Messaging International

The Trump administration is making its voice heard across global organizations.

The U.S. Military Must Win the Battle for Innovation

The Defense Department shouldn't be developing technology through inefficient bureaucratic processes developed in the 1950s.

HHS Seeks to Spur Breakthroughs in Treating Kidney Disease

The KidneyX Innovation Accelerator incentivizes entrepreneurs and innovators to revolutionize the way kidney disease is treated.

VA Looks to 3D-Printing to Improve Veteran Care

The agency is funding efforts to 3D-print hand braces, foot insoles, prosthetic limbs and artificial organs.

Microsoft Unveils Two Secret Data Centers Built for Classified Government Data

Microsoft is building data centers and expanding security capabilities to compete with Amazon to host sensitive government data.

Amazon’s Retreat From Seattle

Amazon is moving its presence eastward, sometimes into smaller communities.

FCC Rural Broadband Fund Would Move Funds From Existing Program

The $20 billion proposed initiative would also set higher standards for internet speeds.

New Technology May Soon Require a Dedicated Space Force

Whether a Space Force exists or not, the Pentagon's research arm is looking at space strategically.

How the World is Beginning to Address Risks from China’s 5G

Chinese telecom tech is invading the physical world, but Europeans and industry have strategies to contain the threat.

IARPA is Investing in AI That Constantly Analyzes Worldwide Satellite Images

The IC envisions a system that can stitch together archived and real-time data from satellites, and link it to footage from planes, drones and other aircraft.

Should We Give Kids an Internet of Their Own?

Instead of regulating the internet to protect young people, give them a youth-net of their own.