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Microsoft Outlines Cyber Geneva Convention Proposal

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The company is also promoting an international nonpolitical body for cyber attribution.

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How a National Lab in Charge of Nuclear Safety Optimized Its Systems

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The lab went from having 63 data centers to 18, across its square-mile campus, reducing facility costs and repurposing staff.

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Amazon Is Making It Easier for Companies to Track You

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In a letter to shareholders, Jeff Bezos wrote about how the company is making machine-learning tools widely available.

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Why Government Websites Suck So Much

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Our interactions with government websites are often memorable for all the wrong reasons.

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A New Tax Law Is Making Sweden Very Attractive to the World’s Biggest Tech Companies

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In January, a new law slashing the tax rate on electricity used by data centers by 97% went into effect.

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For Programmers, the Ultimate Office Perk Is Avoiding the Office Entirely

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Over the past decade, designers and engineers have invented dozens of new tools to keep us connected to the office without actually going there.

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How Digital Media Got the Message Out About #NoBillNoBreak

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Air Traffic Control Can Text Flight Crews. FAA Says It's Safer Than Radio, But Is It Secure?

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A watchdog wants to ensure outsiders can’t interfere with flight safety communications.

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Facebook Can’t Escape Mounting Evidence That It’s Making People Miserable

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A new study adds to the growing body of research on the fallout of our socializing online.

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How to Protect Yourself Against Digital Tax Fraud

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Beware of hackers getting your hard-earned tax refund.

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CIA Director Pledges to Ramp Up Digital Defenses Against WikiLeaks, Insider Threats

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Mike Pompeo characterized WikiLeaks and others as anti-democratic celebrity seekers in his first public remarks as director.

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Was the HealthCare.gov Fiasco ‘The Best Thing that Happened to Digital Government?'

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William Eggers, government consultant and author of “Delivering on Digital,” has a different view than most on the plagued rollout of the website.

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Mismanagement Could Scuttle Trump Cyber, IT Modernization Plans

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Trump’s prepping big plans to modernize and secure government technology, but he’ll need government’s buy in to get it done.

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Trump Said Government Has One 40-Year-Old IT System. It Actually Has At Least 10.

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The federal sector's technology problem is worse than the president's thinks.

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The Steady Rise of Digital Border Searches

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At the current rate, customs agents are on track to increase inspections of travelers’ electronic devices by a third this year.

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Trump's Shifting Surveillance Claims

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His newest argument, that he was talking about Susan Rice and “unmasking,” doesn’t make any more sense than his previous versions.

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Inside NASA's X-Plane Program

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In five to 10 years, we may be passengers in these experimental aircraft.

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US Army Exploring ‘Devastating’ New Weapon For Use In War with Russia

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The Kinetic Energy Projectile would be a tungsten warhead that moves at three times the speed of sound, destroying anything in its path.

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How A.I. Will Redefine Human Intelligence

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Machines aren’t just infiltrating the human world, they’re altering our perception of what people can do.

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Brand Executives Have Totally Misunderstood What Kind of Experience Consumers Want Online

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Brands know a strong digital presence is no longer optional. But that's all they know.

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GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service to Revamp Customer Service to the Tune of $1.3M

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CenturyLink will provide hosted contact center and voice-over IP services to FAS as part of its contact center modernization project.

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Watchdog: U.S. Manufacturing Needs Boost from Commerce

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The department isn’t contributing enough to manufacturing, a Government Accountability Office audit says.

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Trump Promises 'Massive Program' to Upgrade Federal IT Systems

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The Office of American Innovation hosted tech executives, including IBM CEO Ginni Rometty, to discuss business-inspired solutions to government problems.

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An Algorithm That Hides Your Online Tracks With Random Footsteps

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Can “polluting” browsing history with fake traffic make it harder for ISPs to spy on you?

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If You Only Work on Your Malware on Weekdays, You Might Be a CIA Hacker

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That malware had infected at least 40 targets in 16 countries since 2011.

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Industry Urges Changes to NIST Framework Update

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The comments came ahead of a Monday deadline for a 1.1 version of the popular framework.

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These Bluetooth Trackers Make Sure You Don't Lose Anything Ever Again

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No more ransacking the entire house.

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Startups Worship the Young. But Research Shows People Are Most Innovative When They’re Older

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One study found the overall median age of innovators was 47 years old.

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Tech Leaders’ Top Recommendations for Fixing Federal IT Challenges

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These key actions key include bolstering FITARA-enhancing CIO authorities, and how to improve budget formulation, governance, workforce operations and transition planning.

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Greatest Damage from OPM Breach was to Government’s Reputation

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The damage to government’s credibility far outweighed the breach’s impact on security, officials said.

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Here’s Who Makes Up The Office of American Innovation

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The team includes Reed Cordish, the Baltimore real-estate developer Trump chose as a technology adviser.

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Citizens Experience ‘Cyber Insecurity’ When Doing Business with Government

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74 percent of respondents in a new survey said they lacked confidence in the government’s ability to keep their personal data “private and secure.”

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Humans to Battle AlphaGo Yet Again

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It's man versus machine learning.

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What Is It Like to Regain a Sense of Touch, Only to Lose It Again?

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A mind-controlled robotic arm might one day feel real, but for its first two paralyzed users, the sensation is only fleeting.

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Bots Aren’t Just Service Tools—They’re a Whole New Form of Media

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Bots are becoming important vessels for transferring information over social platforms

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Hackers Target Trade Group, Rob Banks and Steal Athletes' Medical Records

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Just another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.

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A Problem That Keeps Warehouse Work From Being Fully Automated Has Just Been Solved

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A startup called RightHand robotics recently began piloting technology that automates a task robots have previously struggled to master.

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The Sarin Gas Attack In Syria Ignited an Information Battle

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Victims quickly took to social media to distribute evidence of the use of chemical weapons.

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Lawmakers Try to Roll Back Online Privacy Rollback and Offer Vets Coding Boot Camps

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This week, legislators introduced plenty of bills to claw back privacy rights, require mobile government websites and support high-tech training for veterans and law enforcement officials.

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Cyber Watchers Fear Hackers Could Hold Government, Infrastructure Hostage

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Criminal hackers could hijack the digital controls of a chemical plant or dam and threaten massive damage unless they’re paid $100 beeellion.

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Twitter Drops Lawsuit Against DHS Over Rogue Account

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A Customs and Border Protection agent had asked the company to hand over identifying information about a user critical of DHS policy.

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How to Make Your iPad Kid-Proof

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Put these restrictions on now before you're $50,000 in debt from Candy Crush purchases.

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The Five Coolest Drones from America’s Biggest Naval Arms Show

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New drones above and beneath the waves will change the way navies sail and fight in contested waters.

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DHS Achieves an Acquisition First for the Agency

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The agency's acquisition programs have struggled for years but there are signs of a turnaround.

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When Apps Secretly Team Up to Steal Your Data

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An analysis of the top 100,000 Android apps found tens of thousands of pairings that leak sensitive data.

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America's Space Commanders Rattle Their Lightsabers

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A steady drumbeat of remarks from Pentagon officials suggest they’re worried that warfare in orbit could soon become a reality.

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Twitter Sues DHS After It Asks for Rogue Agency Account’s User Info

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Twitter has filed a lawsuit to stop DHS from demanding personal information about an anonymous user.

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IG: IRS Needs to Better Use Data to Crack Down on Tax Fraud

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The agency doesn't use all the data available to proactively identify fraudulent accounts, an official testified Wednesday.

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This Hurricane Drone Flies High for Science

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Gathering weather data is no easy task.

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This Response to a Complaint About an IoT Garage Door Shows Why We Shouldn’t Connect Everything

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The Internet of things is a dangerous world.

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