The last State of the Union address by President Barack Obama will be delivered tonight, Tuesday, January 12 starting at 9:00 pm ET. According to the president himself, the speech won’t be the same old SOTU, and this year, there are more options than ever for how to watch it.
The Obama administration has been remarkably proactive in using new technology to force people to pay attention to politics. Among other things, that’s meant a State of the Union livestreamed on YouTube for the last few years, and this time around, the digital options are even better.
During the State of the Union address, President Obama said stirring things about human spaceflight and the future. But these are the same dreams we've been talking about for years, and without more funding for NASA these dreams will fizzle instead of coming true.
Tweens! What are they thinking? What apps are they using? What drugs are they doing? Who are they voting for? Technically no one, because that's illegal—but Obama doesn't care. As with everything else in life, he just wants the tweens to like him. And to accomplish that, he's going to be interviewed by three…
"The shift to a cleaner energy economy won't happen overnight, and it will require tough choices along the way," said President Obama last night in his State of the Union Address."But the debate is settled," he added emphatically. "Climate change is a fact."
Before President Barack Obama gave his State of the Union and shouted out 3D printing, he signed a new cybersecurity executive order with the goal of preventing cyber attacks by allowing companies and the government to share information they have on cyber threats.
Samantha Garvey and her family had been homeless for months before she became a finalist in Intel's Science Talent Search. Now, she's a White House honoree, has appeared on Ellen and Today, and has a roof over her head. This is how she got there:
Last night, President Obama delivered his yearly State of the Union address. Jobs! War! Bipartisanship! Awkward clapping! Sleeping senators! But also, lots of future talk. Below, we break down Obama's claims for America's tech horizon, and what they might mean.
Remember when the study came out that most broadband connections in America weren't really broadband? Well that might be a thing of the past after Obama just pledged to deliver high-speed internet connections to 98% of Americans.
Two events dominated discussion last week: the unveiling of Apple's iPad and President Obama's State of the Union address. Leading up to last Wednesday, many wondered if Apple's event would overshadow Obama's. On social media, that was certainly the case.
Nielsen's survey of the state of console gamer HD setups reveals nothing too shocking, though I suspect the numbers are slightly inflated since participants were from the top 20 U.S. markets, over 18 and played at least one hour a week, skewing it toward more affluent, older and less casual gamers.
The State of the Union address last night was a snoozer, but we HDTV gearheads had fun jumping between the networks, checking out which net was able to deliver the best HDTV signal from lens to screen. This was a notable occasion, because all the networks were using precisely the same feed—the same cameras, same…