May 9, 2018

Defense Department officials are pushing to roll out self-driving vehicles for the Army before they come to U.S. roadways

The Pentagon may deploy self-driving vehicles in combat zones to reduce the risk for military personnel attempting to deliver supplies to troops, according to a Bloomberg report.

At an April...

It launched to a fanfare two weeks ago: the first privately funded US express passenger railway in decades, a new start for long delayed plans, and a “green” alternative to Florida’s increasingly congested highways.

Yet for executives of Brightline, an ambitious $3bn venture that will eventually ferry travellers from the the...

Smart city solutions that address some of the biggest tasks taken on by cities will be one of the drivers of the conversation at the upcoming Smart and Secure Cities and Communities Challenge (SC3) kickoff conference in Washington, D.C., next month.

The conference, organized as part of the Global City Teams Challenge (GCTC),...

Dive Brief:

  • AT&T is testing a structure monitoring solution with sensors that can monitor bridge stability and alert officials if they become unsafe, reported Mashable.

  • Suitable for everything from foot bridges to those that support rail and vehicle traffic, the battery-operated sensors take readings every eight hou...

Despite Gov. Rick Scott turning down $2 billion in funding in 2011 from the Obama administration to create a high-speed rail line between Tampa and Orlando, super fast train service is about to make its debut in the Sunshine State. 

All Aboard Florida, a wholly owned subsidiary of Florida East Coast Industries, has built Bri...

September 13, 2017

In June, Maersk Line A/S’s information systems were severely disrupted by the so-called Petya virus. FMC provided Maersk with relief to help them get through the difficult situation. In Mid-July, a researcher penetrated a ship’s internet system through its very small aperture system (VSAT). The ship was operating in the Sou...

August 28, 2017

President Trump predicted Monday that Texas will receive swift emergency funding from Congress to help with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

“I think you’re going to see very rapid action from Congress, certainly from the president,” Trump told reporters at a joint press conference with Finnish President Sauli Niinistö....

The House approved a national security-themed spending package on Thursday that includes $1.6 billion to start building President Trump’s proposed border wall.

The $827 billion package passed largely along party lines, with a vote of 235-192. Five Republicans voted no, while five Democrats voted yes.

The five Republicans...

To understand what the world will be like in ten years, it isn’t enough to look back at how different things were a decade ago and presume the differences will be comparable. The pace of technological change is speeding up so quickly, says Astro Teller, who leads the arm of Google that aims at “moonshots,” that one must loo...

June 30, 2017

The White House Office of American Innovation announced in March has been an object of fascination among the government community.

Led by President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, the collection of White House talent has been described as a “SWAT team of internal consultants” and a liaison between federal bureaucrac...

Please reload

Recent Posts

Please reload

Archive