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Congressional Staffers to Get Cybersecurity Crash Course

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The training is part of a public awareness campaign in President Obama’s Cybersecurity National Action Plan.

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Trump Appoints Secret Service Director as Congress Questions Cyber Mission

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New chief will inherit an agency roiled by scandals, digital and otherwise.

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Waymo Is Hitting Uber Where it Hurts

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Waymo has launched its first public trial of self-driving cars in the Phoenix area of Arizona

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HHS Data Gurus Are Saving Taxpayers Hundreds of Millions of Dollars

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HHS data modelers are finding fraud in Medicare data and partnering with law enforcement agents to stop it.

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Criminals Will Need a 'Face Off' Machine to Beat Biometrics If IARPA Project Succeeds

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The intelligence community’s R&D unit awarded a few groups funds to prevent criminals from tricking biometric scanners.

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Can Scientific Discovery Be Automated?

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Progress in the sciences can only move as fast as humans can think—outsourcing to AI could change that.

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How to Disappear

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Is it possible to move through a smart city undetected?

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People Are Scared of Artificial Intelligence For All the Wrong Reasons

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According to one survey, people are most afraid of robots in their home.

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Meet the Woman in Charge of Customer Service for Millions of Vets

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Dr. Lynda Davis, VA's chief veteran experience officer, will continue working on Vets.gov and getting real-time feedback for veterans.

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Could Donald Trump Really Send Astronauts to Mars in the Next Seven Years?

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NASA hopes to make the trip to Mars by the early 2030s.

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DHS IG Investigates If CBP Abused Authority to Unmask Anti-Trump Twitter User

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Twitter sued DHS after it demanded the identity of a user critical of the Trump administration.

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Tomorrow’s Office Furniture Will Be Rapidly 3-D-Printed in Pools of Goo

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Steelcase, one of the largest office furniture firms in the world, has partnered with MIT to create this new form of 3D printing.

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A Cyber Threat Sharing Group for Mariachi Bands? Maybe One Day.

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Cyber threat information sharing can benefit everyone, the director of a standards organization says.

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US Government Websites Could Be Violating Ethics Laws by Promoting Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Resort

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US embassy websites refer to Mar-a-Lago as the "winter White House."

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White House Cyber Czar to Play Role in Kushner Innovation Office

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White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Rob Joyce will help ensure any government modernization programs build cybersecurity in, he said.

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Record-Breaking NASA Astronaut Chats With President About Unusual Drinking Habits

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Astronaut Peggy Whitson has spent 534 days in orbit and counting

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Revelations of Uber’s Business Tactics Are a Good Reminder to Check Your Gmail Permissions

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When an online service is free, you are probably the product that’s being sold.

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Hackers Slickly Spoof URLs, Use NSA Tools and Steal Credit Cards Numbers from Hotels

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There's never a dull week in ThreatWatch.

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A Search for the Zombie Websites of 1995

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The must-visit destinations from early cyberspace are mostly gone now.

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There’s No Such Thing As a Flying Car

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Some companies believe they’re about to change that.

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How to Slingshot a Spacecraft Between Saturn's Rings and Crash It

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The Cassini spacecraft takes it final lap.

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The Israeli Finalist in Google’s $20 Million Race to the Moon Won’t Make It to the Starting Line

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The Google Lunar XPrize is a contest offering $20 million to the first private team to send a robot to the moon.

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EPA Awards $58M Contract for Environmental Modeling

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IT contractor CSRA will provide hardware and software to EPA’s existing high-performance computing system, among other things.

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Senators Urge Trump to Fill Top White House Science and Tech Spots

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The president has only officially announced one appointment to the office that offers STEM and cyber policy advice.

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Chatbots Have Entered the Uncanny Valley

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When virtual assistants almost pass as human, they only seem more robotic.

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Justice, 18F Partner for Government-wide FOIA Portal

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The goal is a centralized system for processing Freedom of Information Act requests.

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More Competition Key to Improving OASIS, GSA IG Says

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The agency's inspector general had suggestions, not complaints, about the professional services contract.

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Quantum Computing Could Make the Encryption Behind Every Internet Transaction Obsolete—Someday

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Cryptographers aren’t just giving up, though.

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Silicon Valley’s Finest Are Finally Developing a Code of Ethics

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Software engineers and executives in the Valley are writing up a set of civic values.

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Step One in Optimizing Data Centers: Know What You Have

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Going through 16 data centers, some of which reside outside the continental United States, is a challenging feat.

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Facebook's Account Recovery Changes Could Drastically Improve Your Online Security

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Those security questions never were very secure.

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A Bug Bounty to Hack Military Bases? It Could Happen.

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A Defense Department official wants to find the vulnerabilities hidden in critical infrastructure.

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I Built A Bot With Zero Coding Experience. So Can You.

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Deloitte is selling federal agencies on automation and walked me through the process.

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Want to Rank Devices’ Cybersecurity? Here’s How to Do it.

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An Energy Star system for cybersecurity is complicated, but not impossible, one think tank says.

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Risk of ‘Accidental’ Nuclear War Growing, UN Research Group Says

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The warning comes as the Pentagon begins an extensive review of its nuclear arsenal.

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The 15-Minute Weekly Habit That Eased My Work Anxiety—And Made My Boss Trust Me More

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We typically think of management as a one-way street. Here's how to change that.

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The Best Showcase of Nanotechnology So Far May Be This Race of Tiny Cars

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Each car is a single molecule.

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Artificial Intelligence Could Build New Drugs Faster Than Any Human Team

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Startup Atomwise has built a system which attempts to generate potential drugs for diseases like Ebola and multiple sclerosis.

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It’s Getting Harder And Harder to Tell a Self-Driving Car From a Regular One

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As with smartphones, digital cameras, and most other technology, when demand increases, the size of the sensing technology gets more compact.

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You Can Now Buy the Brains Behind Amazon’s Alexa

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The deep neural networks that power Amazon’s popular voice assistant are up for sale.

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NASA 3-D Printed Its Own 'Space Fabric'

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This isn't your typical cloth.

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The Secret Ingredients NASA Used to Builds Its Huge Photo Library

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The repository is the culmination of a 3-year effort to make NASA’s data more open and accessible.

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Watchdog: Energy Department Mismanaged Some R Investments

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The Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs need to closer monitor award recipients.

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House Oversight Chair—And IT Reform Ally—Won't Run for Reelection

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Chaffetz was a thorn in the Obama administration’s side, using his oversight powers to review the attacks in Benghazi, Libya, and repeatedly probed Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server.

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Hitachi Built an AI Security System That Follows You Through a Crowd

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It’s being developed to help make you safer, says Hitachi.

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Advice to Trump: Top Cybersecurity Talent Costs Money

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The Trump administration should increase pay incentives for cyber workers, an accrediting organization says.

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NASA’s Plan For When the Next Asteroid Strikes Earth

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We are far from prepared.

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People Are Ready For Flying Cars—But Only If They Drive Themselves

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According to one poll, many would prefer a robot escort them above the Earth.

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Trump’s Executive Order Promotes American Tech Workers Instead of Foreign Ones

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There’s plenty of legislation attempting to do the same thing.

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Inside Samsung's New Galaxy S8 Phone

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Now with cool features and zero pyrotechnics.

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