Declaring the Internet critical for the nation, a top U.S. regulator on Wednesday proposed an unprecedented expansion of federal power to ensure providers don't block or slow web traffic for America's countless users.
Later this month, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will vote on a proposal to reclassify the Internet as a utility and critical to the functioning of the nation, in turn, maintaining "net neutrality." So what does that all mean?
The Obama administration's budget proposal unveiled this week calls for seven new national manufacturing innovation hubs, along with funding to build toward a national network of 45 such sites.
A poll conducted by business mobility firm Catavolt found a majority of manufacturers plan to increase their use of mobile apps this year.
R&D Magazine is now accepting entries for the 2015 R&D 100 Awards, the esteemed international competition honoring the 100 most innovative technologies and services in 2014. This year’s program has been expanded to include a wider range of categories spanning the manufacturing, design engineering, and consumer markets, in addition to science, academia, and government.
The U.S. Air Force has announced that Boeing’s next-generation 747-8 passenger jet, powered by GE engines, will replace the existing version of presidential plane popularly known as Air Force One.
Senior Vice President of Engineering and R&D Services of HCL, Sukamal Banerjee took some time to speak with IMPO about the demand of engineering and R&D services both domestically and abroad.
Last fall, the British Royal Navy commissioned a powerful new high-tech frigate so silent that it would be able to sneak up on submarines undetected. The ship, called the Type 26 frigate, has been designated to become “the workhorse” of the British fleet.
When it comes to the auto industry, you've got to innovate or risk being left behind. Ford isn’t about to get lost in the shuffle as it continues to move forward on modernizing its vehicles.
Virgin Group Founder Sir Richard Branson shares his vision of how Virgin Galactic will launch satellites to help connect the three billion people in the world who don't have internet access.
In addition to the Swiss Franc and the ECB, what else is being talked about at Davos? Robotics and AI have been taking some interest, so here's the low down of what to keep an eye out for this year.
Last week, we published "Friendly Robots: The Future Of Advanced Manufacturing," about the creation of Baxter, the manufacturing robot. Here is a look at the purpose behind Baxter, his role in automating manufacturing, his interaction with humans, and his day-to-day work.
The team behind a Swiss-made solar-powered aircraft that is attempting to fly around the world said Tuesday the clean-energy plane will stop in India, China and the United States in a historic journey set to begin as early as next month.
As news of stolen data and cyberattacks becomes an increasing part of our daily lives, President Obama is urging Congress to pass legislation to better protect personal data and put the U.S. on a path to a better cyberdefense.
The future of doodling just became 3D. The new 3Doodler is a pen that allows a person to create drawings that literally leap off the page and are three-dimensional.
ClearSign Combustion Corp. has developed a new technology for the combustion region, dubbed Duplex Tile Technology. This new combustion technology could change the industry entirely by eliminating industrial emissions by a staggering 95 percent, reducing downtime and maintenance costs all while increasing profitability and fuel efficiency for manufacturers and plant operators.
President Barack Obama wants Congress to pass legislation requiring companies to inform customers within 30 days if their data has been hacked, a move that follows high-profile breaches at retailers including Target, Home Depot and Neiman Marcus.
The challenge for 2015 is to create smarter data - the year that IoT will become the Internet of Your Things.
Japanese automaker Nissan and NASA are teaming up to advance the technology behind cars that drive autonomously.
Helping his son with a school project led Michael Toutonghi to invent a 3D printing medium that conducts electricity and can print plastic circuit boards.
Consumer drone companies are looking to keep drone fever alive at CES 2015. At the show this year, several companies are showing off new drones with features that should make them smaller, cheaper and expand the possibilities of what a consumer drone can do.
2014 was in many respects a pivotal year for GE, in which the company delivered on plans to bulk up its industrial core and grow its services by connecting machines to the Industrial Internet.
How could another commercial jet disappear? The technology needed to track it already exists, but it wasn't onboard AirAsia Flight QZ8501. Here's what's stopping airlines from adopting a live-streaming black box.
Some drones on the market are capable of reaching altitudes as high as 18,000 feet — the start of "class A" airspace where most passenger and cargo airlines cruise. Operators oftentimes don't realize the risks.
Inventor Gregory Sancoff thinks the Navy needs a fast patrol boat to protect larger and more costly warships when they're most vulnerable. The Ghost's smooth ride makes it an ideal platform for weapon systems — and for transporting Navy SEALs.