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House Bill Aims for ‘Race to the Top’ in Election Security

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The grant money would be provided on a competitive basis for innovative ideas.

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Senate Narrowly Passes Repeal of Obama Fair Pay, Safe Workplace Rule

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Repeal of what critics call contractor "blacklisting" heads to a receptive President Trump.

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Cyber Officials Ask: How Do You Prove Cyber Protections Are Worth The Investment?

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When your whole job is preventing attacks from happening, it can be hard to prove how effective you are.

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CIA Silent as Wikileaks Claims to Publish Thousands of Agency Files

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The group says the 8,000-plus files detail the existence and function of key hacking tools.

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The Cyberwar Information Gap

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Unlike a conventional military strike, state-on-state cyberattacks can go unreported for years.

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Facebook Is Making Life Absurdly Difficult in German Court

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The German government is threatening the social media giant with hefty fines if it doesn’t deal with fake news and hate speech.

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Meet the Satellite in Space that Maps and Predicts Lightning

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The agency's next-gen satellite is taking some awesome pictures as it tests its instruments.

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Iraq Agreed to Share More Information With US to Avoid Travel Ban

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Other countries will have a harder time pulling the same trick.

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Russia’s Spear Phishing Tactics in the 2016 Election Are Boring Compared to Its 2008 Hack of the US Military

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Long before the world knew the contents of Hillary Clinton staffers’ inboxes thanks to Russian hackers, the country went after an even bigger US target.

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White House Selects Deputy CTO From Peter Thiel’s Rolodex

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Choosing someone with a background in venture capital breaks from the technology company and long-time government executives the Obama administration preferred since creating a CTO role in 2009.

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‘Artificial Intelligence’ Has Become Meaningless

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It’s often just a fancy name for a computer program.

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Trump’s Braintrust Just Won an Immigration Battle with Silicon Valley They Have Been Fighting for Years

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The H-1B visa is favored by US tech companies, as it allows them to source specially-skilled STEM workers from abroad.

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MIT’s New Robot Reads Your Thoughts and Knows When It Made a Mistake

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Instead of taking over for a computer, typing instructions onto keyboards, or speaking them aloud, what if you could just think them?

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Video: Choosing the Right Keyboard App

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Texting is too important to stick with the default keyboard.

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Is It Wise to Foil North Korea’s Nuclear Tests With Cyberattacks?

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“This could set off very serious alarm bells in Beijing and Moscow.”

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Trump Team is Floating Cyber Executive Order to Industry

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Cyber watchers urge Trump to hold officials accountable for cyber lapses, but to be clear what accountability means.

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IBM Thinks It’s Ready to Turn Quantum Computing Into an Actual Business

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IBM has announced it is forming IBM Q, a new division around its quantum computing research.

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Slack and Teddy Bears Leak Your Secrets; Boeing Employee Sends Personnel Data to His Wife

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It's never a dull week in cyber.

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Kickstarter Is Teaching the Tech World the Meaning of Gender Equity and Fair Pay

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Most companies say they’re striving for a balance of genders and a fair showing of ethnic and other minority groups on staff. Most are failing.

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Now You Can Use NASA's Volcano-Tracking Technology to Monitor Your Baby

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Or your cat.

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The Government’s Secret Wiki for Intelligence

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Analysts reportedly tucked classified information about Russian hacking inside Intellipedia for safekeeping.

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Amazon Broke the Internet Because Its System Couldn’t Handle a Typo

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Amazon has already modified its S3 system to avoid this problem again in the future.

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Meet Medusa and Jenny—Drones You Fly with Your Mind

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A growing drone startup uses augmented reality to drop the joystick.

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House Bill Would Give Companies Some Leeway to Hack Back

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It would allow hacked companies to penetrate their attackers' network, but not to destroy anything once they’re there.

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Lawmakers Bump NASA Bill and Increase Several Agencies' Cyber Responsibilities

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The House scheduled a vote on NASA Transition Authorization Act of 2017 for Monday under suspension of rules, but dropped it off the schedule.

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Video: How to Put a Shutdown Timer on Your Computer

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Let your computer handle though pesky updates without waiting around.

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This Speck of DNA Contains a Movie, a Computer Virus, and an Amazon Gift Card

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Meet the storage format that never goes obsolete.

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Nextgov Event: Improving Customer Satisfaction in Government

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When it comes to customer service, can the government really do more with less?

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Software Engineers Have Figured Out a Way to Turn Charts Into Music for the Blind

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There is a vexing gap between data’s possibilities and its accessibility.

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Singapore Commuters Can Soon Use Credit Cards to Board Public Transit

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Straphangers won’t have to put money on a separate fare card to ride buses and trains.

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The Invisible Fence That Keeps Drones Away From the President

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Some drones are programmed to avoid restricted airspace—but it’s not hard to ignore the limits and fly there anyway.

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One Russian Hacking Investigation Moves Forward, Another in Chaos

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House intelligence leaders agreed on the scope of their investigation as calls mounted for Attorney General Sessions to recuse himself from executive branch investigations.

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Shoddy U.S. Cyber Deterrence Policy Emboldens Adversaries, Lawmakers Say

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Former military officials urge war games to improve U.S. cyber responses.

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Video: Lost and Found in Space

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Astronauts are forgetful, too.

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For the First Time, the Price of Bitcoin Is the Same as the Price of Gold

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Two years ago, the value of Bitcoin slumped so badly that the digital currency was being written off as a failed experiment.

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New Bill Would Expand DHS Cyber Aid to State and Local Governments

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Covers training on cyber policy, technology and civil liberties

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DARPA Tests Dirty-Bomb Hunting Ambulances

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You may not have known it, but some D.C. ambulances were searching for radiation while they drove.

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30 Agencies Pursue Shared Services, Most With IT Modernization in Mind

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Aging IT is a looming problem for federal agencies, presenting both performance and security issues.

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US Immigration Asked a Nigerian Software Engineer Test Questions Even Quartz’s Engineers Couldn’t Solve

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He was in New York to develop software for First Access, a New York-based fintech startup.

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Machine Learning Is Bringing the Cosmos Into Focus

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Training neural networks to identify galaxies could forever change humanity’s perspective of the universe.

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A Technology Loved By Global Protestors Will Soon Be Used for Sending Messages and Music Without the Internet

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The app lets users send messages to one another without cellular data or a Wi-Fi internet connection

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NIST as Enforcer? House Committee Passes Bill to Expand Agency's Responsibilities

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The bill would require the government’s cyber standards agency to audit other agencies’ cyber protections.

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FirstNet's Message To Tech: First Responders Could Be The Next Big Market

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Public safety officers have unique needs, and tech companies need to start thinking about them.

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A Playbook for How Cities Should Share and Protect Data

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A detailed guide from Harvard helps governments protect residents’ personal information in open-data initiatives.

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The Scary State of Volcano Monitoring in the United States

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One of the most volcanically active countries in the world is not ready for a devastating eruption.

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Apple’s Upending the iPhone with a $1000 Model Featuring Curved Glass and—Wait for It—a USB Port

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The next iPhone's different look could be intriguing for some consumers.

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Microsoft’s AI is Learning to Write Code by Itself, Not Steal It

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The algorithm would be able to augment its own ability by also looking at potential combinations of code for how a problem could be solved.

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Category Management Continues Efforts to Get Better Deal for Federal Bucks

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Category management has saved $2 billion since 2012, but there's more low-hanging fruit to grab.

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Executives Have More Faith in Cyber Defenses than the Cyber Staff

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Front-line operators see a less rosy picture than their top executives, according to a new report.

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New Genetic Tool Maps How Deadly Viruses Spread Around the World in Real Time

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The real-time tracking tool maps how viruses spread, potentially identifying hot zones sooner.

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