Can tech firms seriously pursue corporate social responsibility?
August 8, 2012
In a new Pew Internet/Elon University survey of more than 1,000 Internet experts, researchers, observers and users, respondents were split when it came to imagining how they expect technology firms will perform between now and 2020 when confronted with situations in which some profits can be made only when they follow rules set by authoritarian governments.
An overwhelming majority of drivers who have experienced technology that allows vehicles to communicate with each other have a highly favorable opinion of its safety benefits, according to data released recently by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).
The U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has proposed a new federal motor vehicle safety standard to require electronic stability control (ESC) systems on large commercial trucks, motorcoaches, and other large buses.
During a recent visit to the Washington Auto Show, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Chairman Deborah Hersman had a chance to see how manufacturers are integrating technology like phones, entertainment and navigation systems into their products -- something of special interest to the NTSB, which is calling for a nationwide ban on driver use of portable electronic devices (PEDs).
Expert advice on why technology-based training works
January 4, 2012
Call it what you will — online training, distance learning, web-based training or e-learning — but the practice of training employees via technology-based methods such as the Internet, intranet, CD-ROM and more has continued to grow in popularity as more and more workplaces discover the value that this type of training has to offer.