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House Panel Passes Grant Reporting Bill; Federal Contracting Could Be Next

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Two members of the House Oversight committee are working on a follow-up to the GREAT Act that would extend the same data reporting requirements to government contractors.

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Cities Are Getting Smart, and Feds Can Help Make Them Smarter

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A program led by federal agencies may offer local governments ways to get better at using smart technologies.

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DHS, Kaspersky Resume Court Battle Over Government Ban

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The department opposed a Kaspersky motion to overturn the governmentwide ban on its anti-virus.

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DOD Issued a $7 Million Cloud Support Contract To a Company With One Employee

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The Defense Department awarded a sole-source contract to Eagle Harbor Solutions, an Alaska-based small business with a single employee, to consult in its major cloud acquisition.

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State Dept. Reverses Course, Plans to Launch Cyber and Digital Economy Bureau

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson earlier shuttered a cyber coordinator’s office with similar duties.

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Job Automation Will Hurt Women First But Will Ultimately Hurt Men More

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The wave of automation is on its way.

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China's Surveillance State Should Scare Everyone

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The country is perfecting a vast network of digital espionage as a means of social control—with implications for democracies worldwide.

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The SEC Is Stepping Up Its Rhetoric Over Cryptocurrency Regulation in Senate Testimony

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Cryptocurrency exchanges are currently regulated as money-transmission services.

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HHS Kicks Off Tour to Entice Startups

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Agency officials are heading on a cross-country tour to demystify selling to the government.

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No, the U.S. Won’t Respond to A Cyberattack with Nukes

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Defense leaders won’t completely rule out the possibility. But it’s a very, very, very remote possibility.

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To Master Health Care, Amazon Must Master Information And Communication

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Health care is a little different than selling books.

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It’s Taking Too Long to Reauthorize DHS, House Homeland Chair Says

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The House passed reauthorization last year; the Senate is taking it up now.

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Deadline Approaching for DARPA’s $850M Support Contract

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The research agency lowered the minimum order value ahead of the proposal deadline.

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Students Around the World Prepare to Celebrate Safer Internet Day

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The internet will never be risk-proof.

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A Long-Lost NASA Spacecraft Rises From the Dead

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After 13 years of silence, scientists hear a mission calling home.

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The Origins of Diversity Data in Tech

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Tracy Chou’s call to action in 2013 preceded an industry-wide release of numbers.

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More Than 50 Job Offers Since Government Tech and Cyber Hiring Fair

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More job offers might be in the works, the government’s CIO Council said.

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Threat Hunting and Defensive Tools Government Could Use

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New tech designed for cyber defense could help the government make up for lack of personnel.

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One-Third of Feds Think Government is Less Secure Now Than One Year Ago

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Pentagon employees are more bullish on their agency’s ability to keep them secure than civilians.

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Congress Has Continuing Resolution Fatigue and Needs a New Oversight Chairman

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Bills focused on improving federal customer service and grant transparency are also scheduled for markup.

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Big Rideshare Says Your Cars—Not Theirs—Are the Enemy of Public Transit

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Fifteen of the world’s leading transport and technology companies  announced their shared resolve to help keep cities livable.

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The CDC Is About to Fall Off a Funding Cliff

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It's already planning to pull back on work that protects the world from pandemics.

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The Case for Locking Up Your Smartphone

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Lockers and sleeves for phones can feel like an infringement on personal rights, but they also might save people from their worst habits.

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The U.S. Government Just Gave Someone a $120 Million Robotic Arm to Use For a Year

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There are plans to help others with limb loss soon.

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Booz Allen Hamilton Wins $621 Million DHS Cyber Contract

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The six-year project will expand the continuous diagnostics and mitigation services DHS provides to other agencies.

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Survey: Open Data is Making Feds’ Jobs Easier

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The biggest benefits are increased public transparency and improved agency management, participants say.

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GAO: GSA Hasn’t Been Smart About Smart Buildings Program

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Smart building technologies might pay for themselves in cost savings but the government’s landlord hasn’t been able to make the case.

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UNICEF Recruits Gamers To Mine Cryptocurrency for Syria

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Play Overwatch and help some children.

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GSA Adds 31 Small Businesses to OASIS

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The larger pool will increase competition and drive down costs, the agency said.

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I Scanned My Social Media Like a Potential Employer, and the Results Were Scary

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Even a few curse words could be a problem for potential employers.

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Overcoming Cloud Adoption Obstacles for Federal Agencies

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The first step to overcoming cloud risks and challenges is understanding them.

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Facebook’s Algorithm Change Could Affect How Cops Speak to Citizens

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Facebook has already become a critical communications tool for police and fire departments as well as local governments across the United States.

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Statehouses Are The New Arena In the Battle for Net Neutrality

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At least 14 states have signed or introduced orders and bills seeking to enforce net neutrality.

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Could Self-Driving Trucks Be Good for Truckers?

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That’s what a new study from Uber’s self-driving-truck team says, and a variety of trucking experts think they might be right.

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The Military's Losing War Against Data Leakage

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The Defense Department can’t stop the rising river of of digital metadata — or prevent enemies from dipping into it.

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How to Stay Cyber Secure at the Winter Olympics

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Don't get hacked while watching the curling competition.

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Rosenstein's ‘Responsible Encryption’ Proposal is Nonsensical, Privacy Expert Says

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Companies could build backdoor access into products, but it leaves users vulnerable.

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House Science Threatens Subpoena for Kaspersky Documents

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DHS won’t provide information about a government ban on the Russian antivirus until litigation with the company is complete.

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How to Spot the Angry Citizens in a Troll Storm

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When mean tweets start pouring in, federal social media managers need to be able to tell the difference.

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Citizen Satisfaction With Government Reaches 11-Year High

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Citizen satisfaction jumped 2.5 percent in 2017 with federal agencies, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index.

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How Fake Data Can Help the Pentagon Track Rogue Weapons

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The Air Force Research Laboratory bought software that trains machine-learning tools to spot groups amassing biological, nuclear and chemical weapons.

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DHS Beats Government Privacy Average

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The department hasn’t vetted all its systems for privacy, though.

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Citizens Aren’t the Only Ones Who Expect Good User Experiences

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For some agencies, citizens are not their customers.

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Google Using AI to Predict Flight Delays

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The skies might have gotten a bit friendlier.

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Pentagon Reviewing Electronic Device Policy

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The Defense Department review goes beyond whether to allow staff to bring phones into the Pentagon.

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Veterans Affairs Wasted Closer to $2 Billion On Failed IT Projects

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The department misspent even more than government investigators initially believed in attempting to modernize its health records system.

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What Will Big Tech Do With All Its Repatriated Cash? Buy Everything.

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Corporate wallets are bulging.

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The Case Against Understanding Why AI Makes Decisions

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Not everyone wants to open the "black box" of artificial intelligence.

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Pentagon to Examine Fitness Trackers Post-Strava

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The massive privacy threat could affect you as well.

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5 Trends in Federal Civilian Agency Tech Buying

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Yes, modernization is one.

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