Stories by Kenneth Corbin

Why early STEM education will drive the U.S. economy

The Obama administration pushes to start kids on science and technology education at a young age to elevate the nation’s competitive position socially and economically.

Written by Kenneth Corbin22 April 16 22:34

Obama announces computer-science-for-all initiative

In final White House science fair of his administration, Obama stresses that computer science and other STEM fields are as essential as reading and writing.

Written by Kenneth Corbin15 April 16 20:47

Obama’s big data project targets community improvement

White House Opportunity Project initiative is a grass-roots effort to push out government data and encourage nonprofits, developers and others to build new community-improvement tools.

Written by Kenneth Corbin11 March 16 00:23

Obama’s plan looks to revolutionize healthcare

The Precision Medicine Initiative seeks to develop a vast database of patient information to enable researchers to gain new insights into diseases and tailor individualized treatment.

Written by Kenneth Corbin27 Feb. 16 00:48

Obama taps former NSA CEO to head up cybersecurity

In late push for cybersecurity legacy, Obama gives structure to panel charged with developing a long-term framework for government's role in protecting critical infrastructure.

Written by Kenneth Corbin19 Feb. 16 06:32

White-hat hackers key to securing connected cars

Federal regulator warns of security and privacy risks in connected cars, calling on manufacturers to partner with white-hat hackers to seek out flaws and vulnerabilities.

Written by Kenneth Corbin13 Feb. 16 00:07

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