Microsoft pushing for $10B effort to bring broadband internet to rural …

Microsoft is proposing a $10 billion effort to bring broadband internet to the rural U.S., an economic-development program aimed at a core constituency of the Trump administration. The plan, which calls for corporate and government cash, relies on nascent television “white-space” technology, which sends internet data over unused broadcast frequencies set aside for television channels. At

Novel Trial Endpoints Generated by Mobile Tech: CTTI Offers …

Posted 26 June 2017 By Zachary Brennan The Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative (CTTI), a public-private partnership established by Duke University and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), on Monday released new recommendations on developing novel clinical trial endpoints generated by mobile technology. Such mobile technology can offer new ways to collect objective measurements of

Nevada DMV nabs criminal with facial recognition technology

A man who fled federal custody more than 25 years ago couldn’t escape new-age crime fighting, thanks to facial recognition technology. The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles said it nabbed 64-year-old Robert Frederick Nelson in June as he tried to renew his state identification card. Nelson has since been turned over to the federal Bureau