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Putting a black box in every new car

Feb 11, 2013
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is proposing black-box rules that would kick in in September 2014.
Posted In: Tech, Auto, car insurance

The medical Internet of things and the future of health care

Feb 8, 2013
How will health care be transformed by smart devices, continuous patient monitoring, and tele-medicine?
Posted In: health care, Internet, Tech, biotech

Why GPS could keep its American accent

Feb 8, 2013
The European Union is taking a hard look this week at its Galileo navigation system -- an alternative to American GPS. Galileo is so far costing three times what was projected.
Posted In: gps, Tech, england

Amazon to launch virtual currency

Feb 7, 2013
This week, the retailing giant said it will soon offer its own currency, called the Amazon Coin.
Posted In: Amazon, currency, Tech, bitcoin

iPad home videos: An etiquette lesson

Feb 7, 2013
iPad home videos -- what's worth recording, where, and how?
Posted In: iPad, Tech, family tech

Will.i.am on the Internet of things

Feb 6, 2013
Will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas is happy to admit he's a tech geek. The musician, producer, philanthropist now has the title Director of Creative Innovation at the chipmaker Intel.
Posted In: Music, Tech, Internet

Samsung stakes a claim in Silicon Valley

Feb 6, 2013
The giant Korean manufacturing company will create a huge research center and venture capital fund in Silicon Valley.
Posted In: samsung, Silicon Valley, Tech

President's Chief Technology Officer announces new round of Innovation program

Feb 5, 2013
President Obama's Chief Technology Officer, Todd Park, talks about what exactly America's CTO does -- and announces a second round of the Presidential Innovation Fellows program.
Posted In: Tech, Obama

America: Land of the free...Internet?

Feb 5, 2013
Some American cities tried this and ran up against a buzz saw of opposition from companies that sell Internet service.
Posted In: fcc, Internet, Tech, wifi

How Sandy disrupted phone communications

Feb 5, 2013
The FCC looks at what can be done to minimize disruptions to phone service during natural disasters.
Posted In: Tech, Hurricane Sandy, cell phone, fcc

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