Emerging Tech

Patrick Marshall

Emerging Tech

  • social monitoring

    Police get tool for patrolling social media

    Social Media Monitor helps police use social media for investigations and to look for signs of criminal activity such as gang violence, drug dealing, crimes against children and human trafficking.

  • Dell fully rugged notebook

    Theater of the not-so-absurd: Dell dramatizes Mil-Std testing

    With its comic video depicting an unlucky lawyer running laptop endurance tests, Dell hopes to inspire its users to share their stories of rugged gear.

  • Police line do not cross

    Police officers get their own private Facebook

    BlueLine, created by William Bratton, is a closed social media platform for law enforcement that lets officers interact and share best practices.

  • Google barge

    Google's mystery barges keep world guessing

    If Google is involved, is a floating data center that far-fetched?

  • Flirtey Zookal

    Literary drones ready to drop books instead of bombs

    In some parts of the world, drones overhead can send people diving for cover. But in Australia, drones may soon be delivering books and other reading materials across the continent.

  • LADEE launch

    NASA sets a record with laser space communications

    The agency's Lunar Laser Communication Demonstration sends data back from lunar orbit at 622 Mbps.

  • human geography

    DOD wants to use satellites to look inside other cultures

    The Defense Department's Special Operations Command is awarding a contract to GeoEye Analytics to build a geography information system that uses satellite imagery to help map human behaviors and culture.

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  • Java rain

    Is 3D the next step for agency Web pages?

    Some easy-to-use CSS techniques can help create a new dimension on PC and mobile browsers.

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  • computer man

    Computers getting closer to replacing people?

    They've already replaced some supermarket clerks, but can machine learning help them replace lawyers?

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  • Bill Gates during recent interview at Harvard

    Windows' CTRL-ALT-DEL was a good 'mistake'

    It's been a part of Windows users' lives for decades and helped make NT attractive to government. Now Bill Gates says it never should have happened.

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