Engineering graduate uses big data to seek insights to bicycle travel flow
As a longtime bicyclist, Alec Gosse is concerned with bike safety and the desire to make bicycle travel practical in a society centered on automobile travel.
Networking the sky with new aircraft communication technology
Air transportation is expected to at least double by 2050. Coping with these needs and the resulting overcrowded sky requires top-notch communication technologies - but the sector is not quite ready yet. The SANDRA project ...
Netflix's share of peak Internet traffic rises
Netflix increased its share of fixed-line Internet traffic in North America in the first half of 2014, accounting for 34 percent of data flowing to consumers during peak times, up from 32 percent in the latter half of 2013.
Drivers beware: Your air bag may not deploy
Here's an unsettling fact about cars equipped with air bags: They don't always deploy when drivers—or regulators—expect them to.
Google self-driving car coming around the corner
A white Lexus cruised along a road near the Google campus, braking for pedestrians and scooting over in its lane to give bicyclists ample space.
Iris for safer air travel
Aviation accidents sometimes highlight how much we still rely on old-fashioned radio contact by pilots and vulnerable tracking systems. But satellites are set to change sky safety, thanks to international ...
Molecular traffic signals keep cells on the right track, researchers say
(Phys.org) —Researchers at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech have found that signaling during crucial parts of cell division is slower than expected to safely enable chromosomes to ...
Faster maintenance for traffic control systems
A new app from Siemens halves the time needed for technicians to service intelligent traffic management systems on highways. The automatic display panels on sign gantries are controlled by sensors, and the ...
Safe driving in city traffic
In future, cars with anticipatory driver assistance systems will help drivers to navigate their way through dense urban traffic without stress and above all safely. A taste of the solutions capable of transforming ...
FAA: Data from U-2 spy plane caused computer issue
Federal aviation officials say the air traffic control system around Los Angeles shut down last week because data from the flight plan of a U-2 spy plane confused software that runs the system.
Army of digital "air traffic controllers" makes clouds more efficient, scalable
IBM inventors have developed a method for managing how resources are used and work is done within a cloud by distributing control throughout the interconnected systems, reducing bottlenecks and increasing efficiency.
Computer glitch disrupts US flights
A computer glitch at a California air traffic control center disrupted flights in the United States for about an hour Wednesday, authorities said.
Wheeler says FCC won't allow Internet 'slow lane'
The nation's top telecommunications regulator defended his latest proposal to protect an open Internet, warning cable companies that manipulating data traffic on their networks for profit would not be tolerated.
Brazil enacts Internet 'Bill of Rights'
Brazil's president signed into law on Wednesday a "Bill of Rights" for the digital age that aims to protect online privacy and promote the Internet as a public utility by barring telecommunications companies ...