Governments regularly extol the benefits of involving citizens and the private sector in planning land use and providing infrastructure.
Chinese subsidiaries of a Massachusetts software company have agreed to pay more than $14.5 million to resolve the federal government's allegations that they illegally provided recreational travel to Chinese government officials.
Although slavery was formally abolished in the United States in 1865, it was nearly a century until African Americans were firmly established in the country's middle class. This development started in Washington, D.C. during ...
The British government is under pressure to amend a contentious Internet surveillance bill after a parliamentary committee said plans to make service providers retain all users' data have not been adequately thought through.
Congress voted Thursday to permanently bar state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet, as lawmakers leapt at an election-year chance to demonstrate their opposition to imposing levies on online service.
For PGS, an oil-imaging company in Oslo, Norway, finding pockets of oil and natural gas in the ground essentially starts by taking a large ultrasound picture of Earth.
Computers that control cars of the future can be considered drivers just like humans, the federal government's highway safety agency has decided.
The push for development in northern Australia is gathering momentum, with the government recently releasing a draft of its Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility to help finance large projects.
India has made progress bringing electricity to its people, but satellite images of the country show that some local governments have exaggerated the success.
President Barack Obama said Tuesday he is asking Congress for $3.1 billion to update the government's archaic computer systems to protect them from cyberattacks as part of a new, centralized effort to boost cybersecurity.