USDA grant program offers funds to improve telemedicine, remote learning


A grant program for state, local and tribal agencies will disperse $44.5 million in federal funding for telecommunications projects. But the deadline is June 4.

California is planning a technology conference to help it fight wildfires


After the most destructive and deadly year for wildfires in recent memory, state officials will look to innovate ways to combat future blazes.

MIT's five-day drone perfect for disaster response


The 150-pound drone can fly for approximately five days straight, researchers say, while carrying essential telecommunications equipment to areas of need during emergencies.

Alabama governor creates health care task force


Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley established a task force to investigate health care improvements in the state through initiatives such as telemedicine.