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Firefox Quantum Just Might Transform Your Internet Experience

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Mozilla hopes the new browser will draw people away from Google Chrome.

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Bid Protests Decline in 2017

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Contractors filed fewer contract protests for the first time since 2013.

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Tech Industry Insiders Want to Standardize Data Scientists

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A few companies are creating a Data Science Standards Board that Booz Allen Hamilton thinks could help government hire better.

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Silicon Valley Should Be Governed by “Star Trek” Regulations

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It would be highly illogical to allow our enthusiasm for innovation to run amok without safeguards.

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White House Discloses Rules on Weaponizing Software Vulnerabilities

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The administration will publish an annual report on how it decides whether to hoard or disclose newfound cyber vulnerabilities.

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Pros and Cons of the New Digital Pills That Connect to Your Smartphone

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This pill can even send data to your doctor.

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Homeland Security's Top Buyer: Still All-In In Agile

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The department needs to do a better job “taking the fear out of innovation,” Chief Procurement Officer Soraya Correa said.

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Sessions: Surveillance Reform Could Be 'Exceedingly Damaging' to National Security

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Getting a warrant before searching through information collected under Section 702 authorities would be burdensome, the attorney general told lawmakers.

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Only 23% of the World has a Free and Open Internet

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The U.S. does not have the world's most free internet, according to a independent watchdog group.

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Can iPhone's Face ID Be Fooled By a Mask?

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Hackers may have found a way through 3D printing.

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Agency Scores Fall in Latest FITARA Scorecard

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The new metric on software licensing knocked many agencies' grades down.

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Majority of Feds Want to Ban All Foreign Anti-virus Software from Government Systems

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Defense employees are more bullish on a foreign AV ban than civilian feds.

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Kaspersky Software Found at 15% of Federal Agencies

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The suspect Russian anti-virus was usually obtained as part of a larger security package.

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Women in Tech Are Rising Higher in China Than in the U.S.

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About half of American technology companies have women in top positions. In China, it’s closer to 80 percent.

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China and the CIA Are Competing to Fund Silicon Valley’s AI Startups

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The U.S. intelligence community is upping its early-stage investments in machine-learning companies — but Beijing is pouring in far more.

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1 in 8 Government Emails Received in October was Phony

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In many cases, the spoofed emails come from IP addresses outside of the U.S.

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Will Data-Driven Policy Change How IGs Operate?

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Inspectors general should be evaluating how successful federal programs are, not just how compliant they are, according to a recent report.

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Congress May Be Making the Pentagon Amazon's Next Big Customer

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Though lawmakers revised the so-called "Amazon amendment," only a small number of companies could provide the government with an e-commerce site.

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How 'Self-Driving' Trucks Connected the Australian Outback

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Decades before autonomous vehicles, an ingenious engineering trick changed life in Australia’s arid, remote interior.

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Inside the Mechanical Brain of the World’s First Robot Citizen

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“Oh yeah, she is basically alive."

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Puerto Rico's Massive Telescope Is Still Running on Generators

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The Arecibo Observatory is facing months of costly repairs after Hurricane Maria struck in September.

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Here's How to Use Apple Pay Cash

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Paying back your friends was never so easy.

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The Pentagon’s Spending Data Doesn’t Add Up

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The DATA Act was supposed to create financial transparency, but a watchdog found plenty of inaccuracies.

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How Robots Will Help the US Navy Avoid Future Collisions

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The Navy’s problems are very human in nature. The solution is less human.

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Congress Passes FITARA 2, Hits Brakes on DHS Nominee

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Lawmakers also want to keep a close eye on the multibillion-dollar health records contract Veterans Affairs Department is working on.

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Email Bot Fights Back Against Scammers

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She fights with the power of endless conversations.

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GSA to Industry: Help Us Write Better Cloud Contracts

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The government doesn’t always do a good job explaining what it wants.

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Vet Returns To Boot Camp ... For Coding

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Using the GI Bill, veterans with tech industry ambitions can head to coding schools.

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More Agencies Are Sending Safer Email

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More than one-fourth of agencies have installed DMARC protection ahead of a DHS deadline.

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It’s Time to Update Your iPhone if You’re Getting That Bizarre “i” Keyboard Bug

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It should fix that pesky problem.

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Are Face Scans Resurrecting the False Science of Physiognomy?

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Many researchers fear the consequences of training computers to identify a person’s sexual orientation and criminality based solely on physical appearance.

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Expect Federal CIO, Federal CISO and Other Cyber Nominees Soon, White House Cyber Chief Says

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The vacant tech and cyber jobs are not among those Trump plans to leave vacant to starve bureaucracy, Cybersecurity Coordinator Rob Joyce said.

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Survey: Telework Is Risky But Government Should Do It Anyway

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Telework rewards outweigh risks, according to public-sector employees surveyed.

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Agencies Continue to Struggle With Accurate Spending Reports, Underreporting by Billions

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Months after they were required to make their financial data public, their reports are rife with errors.

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Microsoft and LinkedIn Join Forces to Improve Your Resume

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Craft a better resume using AI.

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What CIOs Need to Know Before Launching Major Reforms

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China Has A Breakthrough in Spy-Proof Quantum Communications

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By sending quantum information several kilometers, the researchers took a big step toward the future of information security.

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The EPA Has Approved the Release of Weaponized Mosquitoes in 20 US States

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These specialized mosquitos help prevent the spread of disease.

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Gender Parity at Work May Reach Space Before It’s on Earth

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One of NASA's latest experiments focuses on the gender ratio among crew members.

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Alexa Doesn’t Have the Attention Span to Secretly Eavesdrop on Your Conversations

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The virtual assistant is only here to help.

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Marissa Mayer Sounds Distraught Over Yahoo’s Massive Data Breach

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Mayer hadn’t wanted to testify, declining multiple requests.

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DHS Nominee Signals Continuity, Competence in Confirmation Hearings

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Kirstjen Nielsen has the most extensive cybersecurity background of any DHS secretary nominee.

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DHS Mulling Blockchain at the Border

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An official struck a cautiously optimistic tone when discussing the decentralized ledger system.

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Senate Passes Anti-Sex Trafficking Bill with Newfound Tech Industry Support

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A major industry trade group reversed its position on the controversial bill as companies come under in Russia investigation.

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MGT Act, Amazon Amendment Survive Defense Authorization Bill Conference

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But not all the federal IT amendments made it through.

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Federal Agency Customer Experience Act Clears Senate

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The legislation awaits a markup from the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

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Uber to Work with NASA to Build Flying Taxis

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Where they're going they won't need roads.

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DHS Cyber Info Sharing Focuses on Quantity Over Quality, IG Says

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The department is sharing a lot of cyber threat indicators with agencies and the private sector, but only a handful are useful.

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A New Analysis of 4-Year-Old Data Shows the EPA Is Ignoring a Lot of Toxins in US Drinking Water

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PFOA, an ingredient in Teflon, is far more prevalent in American drinking water than previously thought.

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Slashing Homeland Security's Tech Directorate Could Leave the Country Vulnerable to Cyber Threats

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President Trump proposed a 20 percent cut to DHS’s Science and Technology Directorate.

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