Congress Hosts HBCU Leaders for Event on Education, R&D, and Prosperity

WASHINGTON — Representative Mark Walker (R-N.C.) hosted the fourth annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Fly-In event with U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.)  This annual Fly-In represented nearly 40 … Continue reading Congress Hosts HBCU Leaders for Event on Education, R&D, and Prosperity

Cisco Unveils Plan for Building Internet for the Next Decade of Digital Innovation

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Cisco today unveiled further details behind its technology strategy for building a new internet — one designed to push digital innovation beyond the performance, economic and power … Continue reading Cisco Unveils Plan for Building Internet for the Next Decade of Digital Innovation

Energy sector braces for ‘Black Swan’ Cyber Attacks and Power Grid outages

WASHINGTON — The North American Electric Reliability (NERC) hosted GridEx V this week. The annual Grid Security Exercise (GridEx) is an opportunity for utilities to demonstrate how they would respond … Continue reading Energy sector braces for ‘Black Swan’ Cyber Attacks and Power Grid outages

Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband becomes world’s first commercial 5G network to work with 5G smartphones

NEW YORK – Verizon officially turned on its 5G Ultra Wideband network in select areas of Minneapolis and Chicago a week ahead of schedule. For the first time ever, customers can access a commercial 5G … Continue reading Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband becomes world’s first commercial 5G network to work with 5G smartphones

40-Year milestones marked by celebrations with Small Business, Academia, and Public Sector Executives

WASHINGTON, D.C. — BDPA Members, ICT Industry Mission-Partners, and Small Business executives visited Samsung’s Solutions Center during a 40th anniversary celebration and Holiday Soirée at 700 Penn in Washington, D.C. … Continue reading 40-Year milestones marked by celebrations with Small Business, Academia, and Public Sector Executives

D.C. approves preliminary permit for NYC-DC Hyperloop

WASHINGTON, D.C. —The Boring Company is working with an as-yet unnamed firm, possibly Hyperloop One, to build a line between New York City and Washington, D.C., with stops in Philadelphia and Baltimore.  … Continue reading D.C. approves preliminary permit for NYC-DC Hyperloop

20 Cities Make Amazon’s HQ2 Short List

SEATTLE, WA – Amazon HQ2 will be Amazon’s second headquarters in North America. Amazon expects to invest over $5 billion in construction and grow this second headquarters to include as … Continue reading 20 Cities Make Amazon’s HQ2 Short List

Elon Musk’s tunnel project gets a verbal green light from the Feds for Hyperloop

WASHINGTON — Elon Musk tweeted his Boring Company’s latest tunnel project has received verbal approval from the federal government to build a hyperloop connecting New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, … Continue reading Elon Musk’s tunnel project gets a verbal green light from the Feds for Hyperloop