• LinkNWK kiosk (Intersection)

    LinkNWK activates first kiosks

    Newark, N.J., plans to install 45 kiosks offering free gigabit Wi-Fi, mobile-device charging and other services.

  • FirstNet logo

    FirstNet leadership shuffle

    As CEO Mike Poth exits, the Commerce Department moves to fill open board seats.

  • fingerprinting (FBI)

    AI for matching altered fingerprints

    The FBI wants to teach its Next Generation Identification system to spot and match fingerprints that have been altered.

  • Coast Guard ship (U.S. Coast Guard)

    Coast Guard looks into sensors for maritime surveillance

    Sensors could help expand intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance without additional staff, ships or planes.

  • DHS nurtures wearable tech for responders

    Public safety tech accelerator debuts

    ResponderXLabs aims to give first responders better access to the public safety technology pipeline.

  • Uber car in New York (MikeDotta / Shutterstock, Inc.)

    GAO: Ride-sharing data needs more consistent reporting

    To ensure the accuracy of the data in the National Transit Database, local transit agencies and ride-sharing companies need clearer data reporting requirements, GAO says.

  • human machine interaction

    DARPA launches program to ensure U.S. AI dominance

    The Artificial Intelligence Exploration program aims to develop new, game-changing AI technologies for U.S. national security.

  • DOE Lab Partnering Service portal

    Energy launches tech transfer portal

    The Lab Partnering Service offers a suite of online applications enabling access to leading experts, projects and patents from across the department.

  • military prism

    DARPA wants AI with baked-in physics knowledge

    Relevant scientific and mathematical knowledge built into core systems may help the Defense Department overcome challenges implementing artificial intelligence applications.

  • city with data

    Smart Cities Council announces challenge winners

    The Smart Cities Council has selected five locations as the winners of the 2018 Readiness Challenge.

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