The National Science Foundation is spending nearly $1 million to create robotic nurses that can lift patients and deliver medicine with the hope to increase the “social acceptance” of robots.
President Obama is the top recipient in campaign cash from the “smart gun” manufacturing industry, which stands to benefit from his executive action calling for more research into the technology.
JERUSALEM – Israel’s Technion, whose engineering and science graduates have fuelled Israel’s reputation as the “Start-up Nation,” participated today in a ground-breaking ceremony in China for a joint Israeli-Chinese technology institute aimed at replicating in China Israel’s success in innovation and entrepreneurship.
A Chinese microchip company has prepared a multi-billion-dollar bid to purchase Micron Technology Inc. If successful, it would be the largest Chinese takeover of a United States company and grant the Chinese access to important technology, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Two years past its deadline and $140 million over budget, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has only completed 1.5 percent of its goal to update its IT system.
The secrecy surrounding the Obama administration’s plans for regulating the Internet has prompted a congressional inquiry into whether the independent Federal Communications Commission or the White House and its allies are calling the shots over the future of the nation’s broadband networks.