Government Seeks Biometric Tech That Doesn’t Need People to Scan Fingerprints

New technology suggests automated machines might be the ones scanning your fingerprints from surfaces in the near future.

FAA Expands Instant-Approval Flight Plan Program for Drones

Once deployed, the system would authorize drone flights in minutes instead of months.

Homeland Security Wants Industry Input on Wearable Tech for First Responders

Wearables are great—but they can't get in the way when firefighters and paramedics do their jobs.

Homeland Security to Put First Responder Tech to the Test

Can commercial tech hold up in a mock disaster? The agency’s Science and Technology Directorate wants to find out.

Auto Industry Tells Congress to Pump Brakes On Self-Driving Car Regulation

“If we set standards before we know what we’re creating, we could stifle innovation.”

How Puerto Rico Is Rebuilding Its Network 3 Months After Maria

Puerto Rico's post-Maria communications effort could serve as a disaster-response playbook for other governments.

FCC Chairman: Government Will Stop 'Micromanaging the Internet'

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's proposal would dismantle the regulatory framework put in place under the Obama administration to protect net neutrality.