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Watchdog: Agencies Find Old Development Habits Die Hard

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Only four agencies had policies and processes in place to develop software in increments.

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Russian, Chinese Companies Win Intel Community's Face Recognition Tech Contest

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Moscow-based NTechlab won two categories of IARPA’s facial recognition challenge.

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A Twitter Executive Banished Laptops From His Meeting, and the Reactions Were Excellent

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No laptops leaves people free to focus on the matter at hand.

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Farmers to Congress: We Need Broadband, Too

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Agriculture and energy companies in rural areas want to find efficiencies with internet of things devices, but lack of high-speed access is a problem

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Russian, Chinese Companies Win Intel Community's Face Recognition Tech Contest

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Moscow-based NTechlab won two categories of IARPA’s facial recognition challenge.

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NIH Is Handing out 10,000 Fitbits To Track People's Health

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It's a part of the updated precision medicine program.

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What Happens When You Put 500,000 People's DNA Online

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Huge genetic databases are changing how scientists study disease.

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Pentagon: We Want You — to Get Us Into The Cloud Much Faster

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We need the private sector's help to vault DOD into the world of elastic computing and machine learning.

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OPM Cybersecurity Still Lags Three Years After Massive Breach

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The office’s cybersecurity maturity is at level 2 out of a possible 5, an auditor said.

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Google's Mass-Shooting Misinformation Problem

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When no reputable information is available, the search engine promotes fake news.

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How a Commerce Department Standards Agency Grew Into a Cybersecurity Powerhouse

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology has a hand in nearly every aspect of government cybersecurity.

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Hundreds Attend Federal Cyber and Tech Hiring Fair

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Some agencies are making on-the-spot job offers during the two-day event.

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VA To Run Massive Survey of High-Risk Vets

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Electronic medical records don’t always tell the full story of a veteran’s healthcare.

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How Racial Data Gets 'Cleaned' in the U.S. Census

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The national survey offers more identity choices than ever—until those choices get scrubbed away.

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Here's How to Actually Use the iPhone X

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Without a home button, quite a few things are different.

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What it Will Take to Keep Trump Tweeting From Behind China’s Great Firewall

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While China’s massive censorship machine technically blocks Chinese citizens from using Twitter, there are ways around it.

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Clothes Made From a Data-Storing Fabric Will Remember Pass Codes For You

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"You can think of the fabric as a hard disk."

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The UN Is Using Ethereum’s Technology to Fund Food for Thousands of Refugees

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The blockchain technology could slash the costs of delivering aid.

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Congress to Grill DHS Nominee, Former Yahoo and Equifax CEOs

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And that evidence-based policy bill is moving through the House at a quick clip.

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Fate of Chief Data Officers Relies on Which Data Transparency Bill Passes

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Two different versions of the OPEN Government Data Act are working their way through Congress.

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Advice From a Real "Woman of NASA," for Kids Who Dream of Working in Science

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Words of wisdom from Margaret Hamilton who wrote the code who got us to the moon.

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Astronauts Have Been Dealing With the Same Crappy Printers for 17 Years

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Even people on the International Space Station deal with paper jams and ink shortages.

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A Stray Dog Became the World’s First Cosmonaut 60 Years Ago Today

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She was the first living being to leave the Earth’s orbit.

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Even Trump Is Vulnerable to Internet Chaos

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In the same day, the president of the United States and many local journalists both suffered the precariousness of life online.

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Army and Navy Cyber Command Ready Way Ahead of Schedule

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The services reached the milestone a year ahead of schedule.

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BlackRock Is Worried Technology Firms Are About to Know “Every Single Thing You Do”

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Understanding of our financial lives could be an even richer source of data for them to sell to advertisers.

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15 Things We Learned From the Tech Giants at the Senate Hearings

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The key takeaways from two days of testimony about Russia’s electoral mischief during the 2016 election

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How to Get Yourself Ready to Upgrade to the iPhone X

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There are a few things that should be on your checklist.

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CIA, NSA Offer Startups More Than Money

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The intelligence community can serve as a test-bed for startups pitching AI and other emerging technologies.

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Here's How to Save Phone Data While Traveling

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Keep your device offline and it will save you some dough.

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Be Funny and Other Tips from TSA's Social Media Team

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Federal agencies are incorporating social media into their customer service.

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This One Rule Informs All of Veterans Affairs' Customer Service Decisions

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Bells and whistles are great, but they don't matter if they aren't helping customers, Veterans Affairs Department's Lynda Davis said.

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China Will Surpass US in AI Around 2025, Says Google’s Eric Schmidt

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Schmidt, who also chairs the Defense Innovation Advisory Board, says the Chinese are poised to erase a key American advantage — and the Trump administration is helping them.

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A “Silicon Valley” Actor is Terrified by What’s Happening in Silicon Valley

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Tech companies have often cast aside concerns or questions from cast members regarding privacy and other issues.

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Are Facebook, Twitter, and Google American Companies?

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This week’s Senate hearing highlights a deep tension in the tech giants’ self-definitions.

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Three-Star General Wants Artificial Intelligence in Every New Weapon System

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The department's Project Maven uses machine learning to go through drone video feeds but that's just the beginning, Air Force Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan said.

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DHS Wants Tech to Scan Your Face as You Drive to Mexico

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The department is opting for a faster procurement option for the technology.

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Evidence-Based Policy Bill Would Require Chief Data Officers for All Agencies

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A bipartisan bill pushes for more data to make decisions—and some new federal roles.

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Federal IT Reforms are Freeing Up Funds in an Otherwise Flat Budget Forecast

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Obama-era federal IT reforms are starting to have an effect, but there’s a long way to go, analysts say.

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Four Frightening Facts Facebook Disclosed at its Congressional Hearing

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Questions from the senators were largely directed at Facebook.

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Can Computers Read? They're Learning To

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Recognizing letters, while an easy task for humans, proves tricky for AI.

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3D Printing Has Gone Metal

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The fourth industrial revolution may well be back on.

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GAO Says Cybersecurity is Top Concern for 2020 Census

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The Census Bureau has only tested four of 43 systems needed for the 2020 Census.

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Lawmakers Back Down from Pushing NIST into Cyber Auditing Role

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The cyber standards agency will now assist inspectors general in cyber audits.

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Survey: Baby Boomers Worry About Cybersecurity But Most Shrug Off Their Role In It

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Only 38 percent of people born between 1946 and 1964 said they'll take steps to better secure work and personal devices.

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Bill Calls on Public to Hack Election System

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It’s not clear if the contest will include prize money or be a formal bug bounty program.

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These Driverless Cars Won't Rely on You in An Emergency

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Taking the wheel won't be an option.

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A Researcher Found a Bug That Let Him Access Google’s Database of Bugs

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The results could be catastrophic if malicious hackers were to access this database.

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Trump’s GSA Nominee Gets One Step Closer to Confirmation

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Senate panel unanimously approves Hill staff veteran Emily Murphy.

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A “Spooky Sounds” Playlist Direct From Outer Space, Sompiled by NASA for Halloween

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From the screech of interstellar plasma to the cacophony of lightning on Jupiter.

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