U.S. home broadband speeds continue to ramp up as consumers demand faster, more robust connections to watch streaming video and other applications.
It was a good year for innovations within the military, including the introduction of a gladiator vehicle a drone-slaying canon. Here are a few of the good ones: Who doesn’t love an all-terrain vehicle? U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) is no exception. Polaris Defense announced that it is supplying the U.S. military with more all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) in 2015.
Though dust has hardly settled on NASA's triumphant budget increase doled out by members of Congress this month, the agency is already hard at work proving it deserves the extra funding. Its next order of business? Heed Congress' instruction to develop a sufficient prototype model of a deep space habitat by no later than 2018.
The year that was 2015 swept in a significant amount of space and astronomy science. NASA's New Horizons probe reached Pluto after a decade of travel across interplanetary space, exploring the most well-known dwarf planet. But this wasn't the only great solar system story this year; Ceres, Mars and the moons of Saturn also revealed their secrets.
Cities, with their dense mixtures of people and economic activity, have long been fonts of innovation. To start, density spurs innovation by pushing people and ideas together, enabling them to combine and recombine in new ways.
Some American colleges are finding answers to a question that has bedeviled employers and policy makers alike: how to get more women into the high-paying, in-demand fields that drive today’s economy.
Who doesn't want a view into the future? At Hewlett Packard Enterprise, executives have pulled out all the stops to predict the biggest trends that will shape the future of technology—gazing into the big data crystal ball, turning over high-tech tarot cards and using The Machine to identify the images turned up in tea leaves.