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Watchdog: DHS' Biometric Exit Tracking Still Needs Work

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DHS’ previous overstay reports, including the one from fiscal 2015, have been incomplete because of “unreliable collection of departure data."

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Russia Election Hacks Pop Back into Focus as Trump Prepares to Address the Nation

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Trump’s intel director nominee pledged to assist congressional investigations into the election breaches.

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NASA Engineer Explains Why Trump’s Plan to Cut the Space Agency’s Climate Science Program is Harder than It Sounds

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Cutting the programs could be a logistical nightmare.

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In the US, Some Criminal Court Judges Now Use Algorithms to Guide Decisions on Bail

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To ensure unbiased, scientific decisions, judges use a machine-generated score.

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White House Names Cyber Adviser to Economic Council

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Grace Koh was formerly a tech counsel to the House Energy Committee

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Nextgov Event: Dig into Data Science

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We'll chat with three data scientists at our first Innovation After Hours event of 2017

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Elon Musk’s Moon Mission Would Vault SpaceX Past NASA

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The company plans to take two people—not astronauts, but private citizens—on a trip around the moon next year.

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Interior Dept. to Nature: Bring It On, We've Got Drones

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The agency’s growing fleet of drones are being used in disaster response, search and rescue and in containing wildfires, mitigating avalanches and monitoring volcanic eruptions.

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China’s Twitter Clone Will Soon Have More Users Than Twitter

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Weibo doesn't have problems growing.

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How Long Can Border Agents Keep Your Email Password?

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Some data gathered from travelers going through customs can stay in a Homeland Security database for 75 years.

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27 Separate Federal Programs Protect the Power Grid

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And that's just between the Energy Department, the Homeland Security Department and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

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Alphabet’s Hate-Fighting AI Doesn’t Understand Hate Yet

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Hate is tricky to teach to software.

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House Intelligence Leaders Show Shaky Marriage on Russia Hack Investigation

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Chairman Devin Nunes says there’s no there there; ranking member Adam Schiff says it’s too early to judge.

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Global Satellite Monitoring May Be Key to Keeping Illegally Caught Fish Off Your Dinner Table

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Satellite data may be one way to identify smuggled fish.

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Why Did the House Science Committee Overlook NASA's Former Chief Scientist?

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Ellen Stofan was the only woman to testify at a congressional hearing about the future of space exploration—and the only person left out of the official tweets about the event.

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There Were 46% More Potential Near-Misses Between US Planes and Drones

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FAA noted there’s no proof these unmanned aircraft have caused accidents.

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At Mobile World Congress, Industry Leaders Try Work Out What Comes After the Smartphone

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Telecom, internet and manufacturing industry players are gathered in Barcelona this week.

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Here Come the Drones—And Their Security Holes

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With great convenience will come great security responsibilities, experts say.

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Pentagon Launches Open-Source Experiment

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Code.mil would let the public contribute to unclassified code written by federal employees.

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CFPB Wants To Know How 'Alternative Data' Changes Credit Scores

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New methods of determining credit scores, which might involve an applicant's web history, could harm consumers.

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Video: How a Cardboard Drone Could Save Lives

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Disposable, yet potentially invaluable.

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A Doozy of a Lawsuit Over Self-Driving Cars

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Waymo is suing Uber, and says a former employee stole nearly 10 gigabytes of secret files.

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Why Trump Needs to Rethink His Clean Energy Policies

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The Department of Energy's budget might be targeted for near-total elimination.

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A Bot That Identifies 'Toxic' Comments Online

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A Google-funded algorithm flags messages that are likely to drive others away from a conversation.

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Amazon Argues That Alexa Is Protected By the First Amendment in a Murder Trial

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Police in Arkansas are seeking 48 hours worth of recordings and responses made by an Amazon Echo.

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Industry Still Waiting on Trump's Cyber Policy with Anxiety, Cautious Optimism

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With few tea leaves to read on the new administration’s cyber policy, industry officials are both hopeful and deeply concerned.

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DHS Silicon Valley Program Funds 5 Internet of Things Security Projects

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Five companies will develop pilot-ready prototypes.

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Podcast: How the Government is Putting Artificial Intelligence to Work

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While the private sector puts AI to use in eye-catching projects, the government is taking a different path.

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Automation Is Coming For You Too

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65 percent of survey respondents agreed that their job was safe from automation.

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The 'Curious' Robots Searching for the Ocean's Secrets

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A new class of machines knows how to recognize and investigate unexpected things that pop up underwater.

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How Trump’s Immigrant Dragnet Might Catch Your Personal Data, Too

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A DHS rule change aimed at undocumented immigrants could invade the personal privacy of far more people than the ones they’re targeting.

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China Is Funding Baidu to Take on the US in Deep-Learning Research

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The amount of funding was not disclosed.

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Seven Earth-Sized Planets Have Been Spotted Around a Nearby Star

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And all of them are in the temperate zone.

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IARPA Wants Ways to Protect Nation from Genome Editing

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Gene editing could create pest-resistant crops, but it could also create new organisms that threaten humans, according to IARPA.

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The Facebook Algorithm Is Watching You

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Here’s one way to confuse it.

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Trump’s New Chief Digital Officer is Already Gone

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Gerrit Lansing made the move to the White House in January after serving as the Republican National Committee’s chief digital officer since 2015.

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18F Wants to Change the Rules, Not Break Them, Leader Says

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Part of hacking government includes finding policies and regulations that are barriers, Technology Transformation Service Commissioner Rob Cook said.

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Video: Analyzing Genetic Data From the Space Station

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Analyzing astronaut DNA could be the key to fixing health problems that occur in the micro-gravity environment.

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Mattis Wants Pentagon's New Acquisition Roles Defined

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The defense secretary is focused on cost effectiveness and efficiency throughout the department.

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You Have More Time To Tell Government How To Use Internet of Things

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NTIA is extending the deadline for comment on a report it published on connected technology.

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The Man Who Led the Syrian Train-and-Equip Effort Wants A Cultural Translation App

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The complex, delicate missions of today and tomorrow need a better way to bring fused intelligence to operators.

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The Countries With the World’s Fastest Mobile Internet

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Some places clock over 30 megabits per second on average.

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We Tested Bots Like Siri and Alexa to See Who Would Stand Up for Herself in the Face of Sexual Harassment

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Digital assistants have to deal with a lot.

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Expired Security Certificates Locked DHS Employees Out of Network

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The agency is checking other expirations to avoid other hiccups, an official said.

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Want to Chat with Shakespeare? AI Bots Will Soon Allow Us to Talk to the Dead

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New chatbot programs are being developed to keep our knowledge active after our physical being passes away.

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SpaceX’s Self-Landing Rocket is a Flying Robot Great at Math

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Landing spacecraft is fundamental to exploring our solar system.

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DHS Advisory Group Approves Data Breach Notification Best Practices

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Advisers wanted to ensure the notifications aren’t mistaken for phishing attempts.

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Trade Groups: Other Countries Might Mirror DHS' Social Media Vetting For Travelers, And That's a Cyberthreat

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DHS Secretary John Kelly's suggestion that foreign travelers may be required to hand over their social media accounts could violate privacy and cybersecurity standards, several trade groups have said.

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Auditor Thrashes 18F for IT Security Vulnerabilities, 18F Staffers Shoot Back

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18F staffers say the report confuses security with checking boxes.

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The Post-Human World

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A conversation about the end of work, individualism, and the human species with the historian Yuval Harari

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