Call for evidence – European Robotics Flagship

The European Commission is launching a new call for Flagships. Existing Flagships include the Human Brian Project, and the Graphene Flagship – each funded at the level of 1B EUR. Given the excitement around the field of robotics and its potential to benefit society and…

Johnson City adopts drone policy for city employees

At Thursday’s City Commission meeting, City Manager Pete Peterson announced the adoption of guidelines allowing certain city employees to use unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, to complete specific job duties, such as GIS mapping and police surveillance. “You can use them at a fire scene…

The FCC just killed net neutrality – YouTube

The FCC just killed net neutrality. In a 3-2 vote today, the Federal Communications Commission approved a measure to remove the tough net neutrality rules it put in place just two years ago. Those rules prevented internet providers from blocking and throttling traffic and offering…

Overnight Tech: Dems make last stand for net neutrality | Lawmakers unveil bill to boost AI technology | Trump signs law forcing drone users to register | SEC warns investors on cryptocurrencies

DEMS MAKE LAST-MINUTE APPEAL ON NET NEUTRALITY: Democrats are trying to pressure the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) at the eleventh hour to call off its planned vote to scrap its net neutrality regulations. The vote is planned for Thursday and the repeal proposal is expected to…