As 2015 draws to a close, we thought it would be fun to peer into the future, with an eye on technology. Consider this report The Kiplinger Letter’s communication from the Ghost of Technology Future.
What a wild week in the energy world! Crude oil, already in the doldrums, is selling off on renewed fears of oversupply in the market. Natural gas producers can’t give the stuff away. And world leaders just adopted a major agreement on reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
This week: A renewed focus on security. Technology to help you sleep. Hot holiday gifts. Plus an update on robots in the workplace.
Two weeks ago, we explained why we believe low oil prices are here to stay. Today, we lay out our expectations for the energy prices that consumers can expect to pay this winter. The bottom line: Trips to the gas station and winter heating bills should be bearable for most folks during the cold-weather months.
A renewed focus on security. Technology to help you sleep. Hot holiday gifts. Plus an update on robots in the workplace.
The outlook for the oil market. Gasoline for two bucks a gallon by Turkey Day?
A detailed look at expanding use of drones for business purposes.
In less than a month, negotiators from all over the world will convene in Paris to thrash out an agreement for limiting future emissions of greenhouse gases in a bid to counteract the effects of climate change. The meeting is billed as critical to avoiding what could be a devastating increase in global temperatures; hopes for a significant agreement are high. But realistically, what can we expect to come out of the Paris summit?
New features for Internet service. Wi-Fi that uses less power to go longer distances. And more ways for law enforcement to use IT to catch criminals.
The past two winters have featured frigid cold over much of the country. And in both cases, that nasty weather gave the U.S. economy a bad case of the flu. There’s no telling for sure what this winter has in store, but there’s good reason to believe we’re in for a break.