A thriving private broadband industry is necessary to spur advanced technologies such as 5G and the Internet of Things. The private expansion of broadband is good not only for innovation but for business and jobs in general.
What kind of programs is the Department of Education looking for? At its heart, the challenge is designed to create learning content more engaging and immersive than more passive forms of screen time, such as watching instructional videos.
To ensure that our military continues leading change technologically, we are pushing the envelope on research and development. The last budget we proposed called for $72 billion in research and development in the next year alone - more than double what Apple, Intel, and Google spent last year on R&D combined.
Congress passed sweeping legislation Wednesday that boosts funding for medical research, eases the development and approval of experimental treatments and reforms federal policy on mental health care. The 94 to 5 Senate vote Wednesday followed a 392 to 26 House vote last week.
Technology has been part of our life everyday; it is considered to be helpful because everything's seems to be easy. But then, there is also part of technology which can cause trouble and can ruin a person's life. Now, as 2016 is coming to its end, let us all look back the impact of technology this year.
Despite pleas from unions, our elected leaders happily agreed. Both Republicans and Democrats signed up for NAFTA and, later, China’s entry into the World Trade Organization. But all did not go well.
The latest global snapshot of student performance shows declining math scores in the U.S. and stagnant performance in science and reading. "We're losing ground -- a troubling prospect when, in today's knowledge-based economy, the best jobs can go anywhere in the world," said Education Secretary John B. King Jr.
Ishpeming High School students are combining geometry, technology and construction experience as a fun and useful way to apply basic math skills. The Mining Journal (http://bit.ly/2guJQMB) reports Geometry in Construction students are using a 3-D printer that Heather Salmi built as a part of the U.P. Project SMILE grant.
The fact that many young women do not pursue a career in the 'STEM' fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics may have its roots in gender stereotypes.
The 2016 Measuring Broadband America Fixed Broadband Report (“the 2016 Report”) contains the most recent data collected from fixed Internet Service Providers (ISPs) as part of the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) Measuring Broadband America (MBA) program. This program is an ongoing, rigorous, nationwide study of consumer broadband performance in the United States.