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Google Announces Plan to Turn Toronto Neighborhood into Living Laboratory

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The development is the company's first foray into what it has described as "rebuilding cities from the Internet up.”

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Apple Responds to Face ID Controversy

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The tech giant has a lot of questions to answer.

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GSA, OPM Nominees Pledge to Build Public Trust Through Open Data Programs

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Emily Webster Murphy, GSA administrator nominee, pledged to expand open data programs while Jeff Pon, OPM director nominee, said he promised to ramp up information security efforts.

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This Tool Saves HUD Employees Weeks of Work

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House of Urban Development Department employees would take days and even weeks to fulfill lawmakers’ requests until the agency launched CART.

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Sharing Election Threat Info with States Won’t be One-Size-Fits-All, DHS Says

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Cyber threat information sharing strategies will vary state by state based on state preferences, a DHS official says.

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A New iPhone App Finds and Protects All the Sexy Photos on Your Device

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Artificial intelligence can help with this delicate problem.

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A Big Employer Is Finally Addressing a Major Pain Point for Job Applicants

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In the so-called war for talent, Johnson & Johnson is trying something unusual.

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What Happens to Your Email After You Die?

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What if you leave no will and people need to know what you wanted done with your stuff?

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Hackers Stole Information on Windows Vulnerabilities from Microsoft in 2013

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The theft occurred amid a string of attacks on other big tech companies like Apple and Facebook.

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At High-Risk for Being Hacked? Google Offers Special Security Program.

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Some users might want to stay extra safe.

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Microsoft Cloud Can Now Host Classified Pentagon Data

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The Defense Department will be able to send data that requires a secret-level security clearance to view to the company’s cloud.

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What Agencies Need to Navigate the AI Frontier

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Adopting artificial intelligence isn't a well-trodden path.

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4 Ideas to Prevent the Next Equifax

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Congress could create minimum breach notification standards, increase oversight and rein in Social Security numbers.

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DHS Wants to Stop the Next Anthrax Outbreak with Open Data

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The Homeland Security Department is offering $300,000 for data solutions that can detect biothreats before they spread.

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In the Future, Drones Will Charge Your Electric Car While You’re Driving

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For now, countries are focusing on adding charging stations.

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Russia’s Troll Factory Also Paid for 100 Activists in the US

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The trolls produced content aimed at riling both the left and right.

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Twitter's Harassment Problem Is Baked Into Its Design

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Many women recently boycotted the social network, protesting its failure as a public sphere where all voices are welcome.

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Americans Appreciate What Technology Has Done for Them More Than Equality and Civil Rights

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Nearly half of Americans feel this way.

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Is Your Agency Ready to Solve Its Problems?

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A Stanford faculty member says agencies need a specific infrastructure to support innovation programs.

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Why the Russia Fake News Scandal Hasn’t Touched Snapchat

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Snapchat is deliberately much stricter than other social media companies about which news outlets it partners with.

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Survey: 42% of Feds Say Increasing Workloads Merit More Automation

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More than 75 percent of respondents said they spend at least a quarter of their workday on tedious administrative tasks.

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The KRACK Security Flaw Affects Everyone. Yes, Even You.

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All devices connected to Wi-Fi are vulnerable, a security researcher says.

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GAO Denies Equifax Bid Protest on IRS Contract

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In its ruling, GAO said Equifax’ contentions were “unreasonable,” allowing IRS to move forward on a contract with Experian.

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DHS to Order Agencies Implement Email, Website Encryption Tools

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Agencies must implement DMARC and STARTTLS within three months, according to the DHS order.

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Someone's Swiping Credit Cards from Hyatt, Research Reports from Forrester and a Disqus Breach

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It's just another week in Threatwatch.

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A New Survey Reveals That Most Men in Tech Don’t Think Sexism Is a Big Deal

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The results neatly follow the patterns seen in the perceptions of gender discrimination in society as a whole.

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US Government Agencies Are Buying Ads on Facebook—in Russian

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Basically everyone can buy ads on the platform to push their agenda.

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Your Next Head of Lettuce, Grown By a Robot

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The farm meets the startup.

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What NIST Suggests Instead of Passwords

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A more secure option.

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House Boosts Federal Bonuses, Aims to Protect Social Security Numbers And Oh Russia

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The House also passed a bill to tweak and extend FITARA's rule on data centers.

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House Bill Would Allow Companies to Hack Back—With Limits

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The bill would let hacked companies steal back or destroy their files but not cause exact retribution on hackers.

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NASCIO: Federal Compliance Exercises Are Hindering State IT

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Yejin Cooke, NASCIO’s director of government affairs, is getting the word out on why federal data security rules are holding back innovation—and even security itself—at the state level.

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Octopus-Inspired Material Can Change Its Texture

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The U.S. Army is funding the creation of shape-shifting sheets that mimic the abilities of the ocean’s masters of camouflage.

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FirstNet Seeks Disaster Response Apps

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Developers can submit their emergency response-themed apps for review for the networks' app store.

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IRS Suspends $7 Million Equifax Contract

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The suspension comes after additional security incidents at Equifax.

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Lawmaker Says Justice Department is Wrong About Encryption

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Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, thinks weakening encryption would be bad for national security.

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DHS Nominee Would Be Agency’s First Homegrown Cyber Leader

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Kirstjen Nielsen would be the agency's first secretary with extensive cyber experience.

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Census Needs $4.5B More for 2020 Count, Commerce Secretary Says

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The funds are crucial to getting the IT back on track, Wilbur Ross told lawmakers.

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Trump’s Tech Office Wants More Short-Term Talent

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The Office of American Innovation could model its recruitment efforts after Obama-era tech programs.

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How Google Home Can Help You Find Your Lost Smartphone

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Digital assistant to the rescue!

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Americans Distrust Driverless Cars, and Silicon Valley is on a Mission to Win Them Over

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The vehicles won't sell without willing customers

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Lawmakers Want Answers on 'Unacceptable' Security Clearance Backlog

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OPM and Defense Department argue over which is better able to oversee the clearance process.

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Drones Let Scientists Get Inside Humpback Whale Blowholes

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These flying drones, got much closer to these whales than humans typically can.

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Tim Cook Says It’s Better to Learn to Code Than Learn English as a Second Language

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He added that programming encourages students of all disciplines to be inventive and experimental.

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How to Give Your Older iPhone a Speed Boost

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Faster iPhones make for happier users.

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NIST’s Physical Security Falls Short, Undercover Audit Finds

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Auditors gained unauthorized access to secured parts of NIST buildings where they could have infected computers or caused physical damage.

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Getting the Most Out of Data Centers

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Lessons learned from federal agencies as they shutter old systems.

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House Passes FITARA Enhancement Act

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The bill passed 418 to 0.

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U.S. Government’s Hurricane-Hunting Satellite Scheduled to Launch Next Month

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NOAA's sending a high-powered replacement into space to boost its weather forecasting capabilities.

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Trump to Pick Kelly Deputy for Top Homeland Security Post

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Kirstjen Nielsen, a cybersecurity expert, was formerly DHS chief of staff.

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