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Stories by Larry Greenemeier

Hurricane Intensity Scale

A photo taken on September 17, 2017 shows a roofless building at the Alizea residence in Mont Vernon, on the French Caribbean island of Saint Martin, after the passage of Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 storm. (Photo credit: HELENE VALENZUELA/AFP/Getty Images)

September 21, 2017 — Larry Greenemeier

Feds Want to Know Who's Protesting Trump

Internet hosting company DreamHost is battling the U.S. Justice Department over requests for information about people visiting a Web site for organizing protests. Larry Greenemeier reports.

September 11, 2017 — Larry Greenemeier

Racing to a Future of Autonomous Cars

The Robocar, a fully autonomous electric racecar, recently debuted in Times Square, New York City. Watch how the Roborace team behind it imagine a new motorsport and how the Robocar might accelerate the development of the consumer autonomous car.

July 28, 2017 — Andrew Golden and Larry Greenemeier

Net Neutrality and the Open Internet

The debate over so-called "net neutrality" has raged for more than a decade between tech entrepreneurs and the Internet Service Providers (ISPs) who deliver digital content to our computers and mobile devices. Scientific American takes a look at the FCC's proposed plans and clarifies what’s at stake for internet users.

July 12, 2017 — Larry Greenemeier

5G Wiz: What's on the Horizon for Mobile

Verizon’s director of network planning, Sanyogita Shamsunder, talks with Scientific American's Larry Greenemeier about the coming 5G and EM-spectrum-based communications in general.

May 30, 2017 — Larry Greenemeier and Steve Mirsky