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.
The changing face of television and the resulting impact on programmers, advertisers and technology needs.
Volkswagen’s ongoing scandal over phony diesel emissions isn’t just a big story in the auto industry. It also raises key questions for diesel as a transportation fuel at a time when automakers are striving to meet ever-tougher government fuel economy rules.
Coming advances in printed electronics. Faster chips for mobile devices. An interview with Alex Nugent, founder and CEO of KnowmTech.
With oil prices unlikely to rebound from their steep slide anytime soon, producers all around the world will have to scramble to adjust. U.S. shale drillers are slashing their costs to remain competitive, while OPEC and other big oil exporters are looking for a new strategy to cope with cheap oil, now that they can no longer force prices up by restricting output.
Growing demand for tech workers. New federal telecom spending and defense research projects. FBI warnings pertaining to the Internet of Things. Intel’s latest chips. Best business practices for securing customer data.
U.S. drivers are no doubt cheering on the drop in gas prices, which began this summer and looks set to continue into autumn. But makers of small, fuel efficient cars are paying the price as car shoppers worry less about gas mileage. That spells deals for those buyers who still appreciate a good gas miser.
The outlook for tech and telecom costs in 2016. Analog chips and cars. Electronics that bend.