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There’s No Such Thing As a Flying Car

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Some companies believe they’re about to change that.

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How to Slingshot a Spacecraft Between Saturn's Rings and Crash It

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The Cassini spacecraft takes it final lap.

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The Israeli Finalist in Google’s $20 Million Race to the Moon Won’t Make It to the Starting Line

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The Google Lunar XPrize is a contest offering $20 million to the first private team to send a robot to the moon.

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EPA Awards $58M Contract for Environmental Modeling

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IT contractor CSRA will provide hardware and software to EPA’s existing high-performance computing system, among other things.

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Senators Urge Trump to Fill Top White House Science and Tech Spots

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The president has only officially announced one appointment to the office that offers STEM and cyber policy advice.

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Chatbots Have Entered the Uncanny Valley

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When virtual assistants almost pass as human, they only seem more robotic.

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Justice, 18F Partner for Government-wide FOIA Portal

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The goal is a centralized system for processing Freedom of Information Act requests.

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More Competition Key to Improving OASIS, GSA IG Says

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The agency's inspector general had suggestions, not complaints, about the professional services contract.

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Quantum Computing Could Make the Encryption Behind Every Internet Transaction Obsolete—Someday

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Cryptographers aren’t just giving up, though.

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Silicon Valley’s Finest Are Finally Developing a Code of Ethics

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Software engineers and executives in the Valley are writing up a set of civic values.

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Step One in Optimizing Data Centers: Know What You Have

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Going through 16 data centers, some of which reside outside the continental United States, is a challenging feat.

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Facebook's Account Recovery Changes Could Drastically Improve Your Online Security

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Those security questions never were very secure.

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A Bug Bounty to Hack Military Bases? It Could Happen.

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A Defense Department official wants to find the vulnerabilities hidden in critical infrastructure.

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I Built A Bot With Zero Coding Experience. So Can You.

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Deloitte is selling federal agencies on automation and walked me through the process.

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Want to Rank Devices’ Cybersecurity? Here’s How to Do it.

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An Energy Star system for cybersecurity is complicated, but not impossible, one think tank says.

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Risk of ‘Accidental’ Nuclear War Growing, UN Research Group Says

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The warning comes as the Pentagon begins an extensive review of its nuclear arsenal.

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The 15-Minute Weekly Habit That Eased My Work Anxiety—And Made My Boss Trust Me More

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We typically think of management as a one-way street. Here's how to change that.

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The Best Showcase of Nanotechnology So Far May Be This Race of Tiny Cars

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Each car is a single molecule.

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Artificial Intelligence Could Build New Drugs Faster Than Any Human Team

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Startup Atomwise has built a system which attempts to generate potential drugs for diseases like Ebola and multiple sclerosis.

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It’s Getting Harder And Harder to Tell a Self-Driving Car From a Regular One

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As with smartphones, digital cameras, and most other technology, when demand increases, the size of the sensing technology gets more compact.

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You Can Now Buy the Brains Behind Amazon’s Alexa

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The deep neural networks that power Amazon’s popular voice assistant are up for sale.

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NASA 3-D Printed Its Own 'Space Fabric'

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This isn't your typical cloth.

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The Secret Ingredients NASA Used to Builds Its Huge Photo Library

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The repository is the culmination of a 3-year effort to make NASA’s data more open and accessible.

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Watchdog: Energy Department Mismanaged Some R Investments

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The Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs need to closer monitor award recipients.

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House Oversight Chair—And IT Reform Ally—Won't Run for Reelection

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Chaffetz was a thorn in the Obama administration’s side, using his oversight powers to review the attacks in Benghazi, Libya, and repeatedly probed Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server.

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Hitachi Built an AI Security System That Follows You Through a Crowd

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It’s being developed to help make you safer, says Hitachi.

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Advice to Trump: Top Cybersecurity Talent Costs Money

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The Trump administration should increase pay incentives for cyber workers, an accrediting organization says.

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NASA’s Plan For When the Next Asteroid Strikes Earth

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We are far from prepared.

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People Are Ready For Flying Cars—But Only If They Drive Themselves

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According to one poll, many would prefer a robot escort them above the Earth.

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Trump’s Executive Order Promotes American Tech Workers Instead of Foreign Ones

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There’s plenty of legislation attempting to do the same thing.

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Inside Samsung's New Galaxy S8 Phone

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Now with cool features and zero pyrotechnics.

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Former Microsoft CEO Opts to Open Government Himself

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Ballmer unveiled USAFacts.org, a repository of public-sector financial data.

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Government Needs ‘Heavy Artillery’ for Cyberspace, DHS Chief Says

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Plodding bureaucracy could leave government outgunned in cyberspace, Gen. John Kelly said in his first major address as secretary.

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US Border Patrol Agents Are on Pace to Catch Nine Undocumented Immigrants Each in All of 2017

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March had the smallest number of border apprehensions since 1999, according to publicly available records.

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Report: USPTO’s Michelle Lee In Running for White House’s Top Science Spot

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The report comes amid concern that the Trump White House was letting the Office of Science and Technology Policy die out.

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Former DHS Secretary: US Should 'Seriously Consider' Hacking North Korean Weapon Systems 

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When is it OK for the U.S. to hack another country?

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The Dark Side of Slack’s New Emoji Statuses

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The cutesy feature could pressure employees into sharing their every move—both on and off the clock.

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Facebook Really Wants Developers to Make VR a Thing

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has pushed VR as the future of computing.

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18F for Cybersecurity? Tech Think Tank Wants Congress to Consider It.

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The group suggests thinking outside traditional degrees in STEM fields to address the talent shortage.

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Here's Why Agencies Shouldn't Give Up on Firewalls

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Instead of abandoning the old fortifications, rejuvenate them.

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Apps for Refugees

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How technology helps in a humanitarian crisis

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DARPA Thinks Military Strategists Could Learn a Lot from Video Games

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The agency is seeking proposals for how video games can aid strategic, operational and tactical war gaming.

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Jeff Bezos Lays Out Amazon’s Three-Pronged Approach to AI

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Amazonians and investors alike, rest assured: Jeff Bezos knows artificial intelligence is a big deal.

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DHS Needs Someone to Explain Biometrics to the Public

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The department wants a communications professional to manage rhetoric about collecting fingerprints, iris scans and facial images.

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This Is Still the Best Way To Protect Your Accounts

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Staying secure online just takes two steps.

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Microsoft Mysteriously Fixed Security Gaps Allegedly Used by US Spies a Month Before They Leaked

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Security commentators were bamboozled.

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Hackers Hit Talent Agency, Payday Lender and Video Game Giant

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Just another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.

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Trump Is Keeping White House Visitor Log Secret, Unlike Obama

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Transparency advocates have urged the new administration to continue the practice of making those logs public.

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Windows Vista Users, It's Time to Finally Upgrade

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There's no more Microsoft support for this "ancient" software.

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No One Is Prepared to Stop the Robot Onslaught. So What Will We Do When It Arrives?

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Economists say somewhere between 9 percent and 47 percent of workers in the West could lose jobs to automation over the next two or so decades.

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