An industry coalition on Thursday proposed what it calls an alternative to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman’s plan to open up the market for television set-top boxes.
High-speed internet service can be defined as a utility, a federal court has ruled in a sweeping decision clearing the way for more rigorous policing of broadband providers and greater protections for web users.
In today's education system, where students know as much about technology as their teachers, Grant said it's vital in the classroom. Until recently, teacher colleges weren't giving teachers a good grounding in using technology to enhance instruction, Grant said. That's changing. Teachers don't have to focus as much on showing students how to use certain tools, he said.
The robots are coming and 3D printing is partially to blame for the impending invasion.
The process of learning has been changing and improving from the very beginning, keeping track with the latest technological developments. From Mesopotamian abacus, the use of globes in Ancient Greece to blackboards first used in Scotland in 1800’s and still used in various embodiments today, the learning and teaching technology has been constantly innovated.
An appeals court on Tuesday (Jun 14) upheld "net neutrality" rules that treat the Internet like a public utility and prohibit blocking, slowing and creating paid fast lanes for online traffic. They have been in effect for a year. Here's a look at what the developments mean for consumers and companies:
We are seeing continued progress in technological innovation, yet anemic productivity growth. A big reason is that public and private investment have fallen in the last decade. It’s time for serious pro-investment policies.
The Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Tuesday highlighted the opening of the Watts Bar 2 reactor in Tennessee, which became the first new nuclear reactor to connect to the power grid in the U.S. since 1996 when it went online on June 3. The new reactor will eventually add 1,150 megawatts of electricity generation capacity at the power plant.
U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz has announced $82 million for nuclear energy projects, including at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, as part of the government’s plan to reduce carbon emissions. Moniz said Tuesday that the 93 research projects in 28 states will help scientists innovate with nuclear technologies that can eventually enter the commercial market.
On Tuesday, June 14, Oracle added another $3 million specifically to focus the program on girls and women worldwide. The money will help to fund programs to send 55,000 young girls around the world to various summer computing camps, codefests, workshops and conferences.