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Neuroscientists Have Figured Out Why You Can’t Concentrate at Work

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Try writing a report in a noisy, uncomfortable place with the smells of the office microwave wafting over to your desk, and the importance of other senses becomes clear.

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This Aid Agency Is Using Chatbots to Beat World Hunger

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Turning smartphones and social media into lifelines for the most vulnerable of refugees.

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How the City of Las Vegas Uses AI to Protect Against Hackers

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When Las Vegas hosts annual hacker conventions, it prepares its smart infrastructure.

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Hackers Can Get into Pacemakers, Leak 700M Emails and Spoof the Taxman

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It's just another crazy week in Threatwatch.

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With a New Designation for Ecstasy, the US Government Is Finally Acknowledging its Potential to Treat PTSD

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Unfortunately, whether this trial will be actually be conducted out depends on whether enough money can be raised.

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In China, Facial Recognition Is Used to Buy KFC, Board Planes, and Catch Drug Users

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The speed of the rollout is a sign of how China’s ambitions in artificial intelligence are advancing rapidly.

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Samsung’s Newest Phones Could Legitimately Replace Your Desktop Computer

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Smartphones are getting much more powerful.

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Future Spy Satellites Just Got Exponentially Smaller

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By changing the way microchips measure light, researchers are shrinking the size of space-based telescopes.

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Vladimir Putin Believes Artificial Intelligence Could Lead to Global Monopolies and Drone Wars

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Russian companies have been actively researching autonomous weapons, such as drones, robots and missiles, which would be able to pick targets and fire on their own.

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Alexa and Cortana Will Join Forces

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Are two digital assistants better than one?

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GSA Issues Harvey-Related Emergency Buying Power

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Federal agencies continue loosening rules for buying, hiring and even donating to help respond to the Harvey disaster.

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Border Wall Prototyping Begins

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But one continuous concrete wall across the almost 2,000 miles of the U.S.-Mexico border is unlikely, lawmakers have said.

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Hurricane Harvey’s Costs “May Blow Katrina Out of the Water,” According to the Government’s Lead Expert

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The US government won’t be releasing an exact estimate for a month.

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China Aims to Build a Supersonic “Flying Train” That Would Put Elon Musk’s Hyperloop to Shame

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This mode of transportation would be 10 times faster than the world’s fastest bullet train.

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Former State Cyber Coordinator Says it was a Mistake to Close his Office

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The department's former cyber coordinator Chris Painter worries the country is stepping back from its role as a global cyber leader.

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Men Who Want to Fight Sexism at Work: Read Sheryl Sandberg’s Blunt Advice

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Sandberg flips the narrative.

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Lawmakers Question How to Best Protect Data Breach Victims

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House lawmakers want the Government Accountability Office to determine better ways to protect victims whose personal information is exposed.

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People Are Uploading Memes and Fake Documents to the FCC Website Using API Keys the Agency Gave Out

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There’s no hacking involved here.

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Trump’s Tech Team Shares Plans For Modernizing Government

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The Whouse House wants to know what's missing and will keep commenting open until Sept. 20.

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How to Make Your Smartphone Battery Last Longer When the Power Goes Out

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In an emergency, a charged phone can save a life.

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Candidate Trump Criticized Obama's Cyber Doctrine. President Trump Continues It.

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The president’s cyber policies largely mirror Obama’s with one big, Russia-sized carve out.

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Outgoing OPM CIO Takes Michigan’s Top Tech Position

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David DeVries heads to state government.

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First-time Wheelchair Users Could Learn to Navigate the World Through Virtual Reality

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The virtual urban environment that realistically simulates the common spatial negotiation tasks that a first-time wheelchair user might encounter.

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Government Emails Show USCIS Was Caught Off Guard and Unprepared by the Muslim Ban

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Hours after the order was signed, there was still discussion over what steps needed to be taken by officials to comply.

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How to Power Through a Full Day of Meetings With Your Sanity Intact

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Meetings are here to stay. Make the best of them.

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These Alternative Browsers Could Change Your Internet Experience

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Some have improved organization, others add more security.

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A Three-Day-Old Crowdsourcing Website Is Helping Volunteers Save Lives in Hurricane-Hit Houston

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The site lets people in need register their location.

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After Harvey Took Out Communications, FEMA Set Up Its Own

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The agency’s D.C.-based command center keeps feds on the same page in the wake of the storm.

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Lawmakers Worry Hospitals Are Abusing Telehealth for Financial Gain

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One medical center was found to be enrolling patients in a virtual health care regimen, potentially for financial incentives.

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How NOAA Plans to Improve Tracking Harvey-Like Storms

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As the agency's next-gen satellites come online, it expects more accurate forecasts and increased lead time for severe weather.

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Google Finally Admits You Don’t Need Special Hardware for Augmented Reality

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The tech company officially killed the idea of special sensors for AR phones.

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How to Leave a Comment for the FCC About Net Neutrality

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Final public comments are due tomorrow, Aug. 30, by end of day, eastern time.

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A Federal Push for Smart Cities Cybersecurity and Privacy Standards

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“There are not a whole lot of best practices for local governments,” an official with the National Institute of Standards and Technology told Route Fifty.

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3 Questions: Artificial Intelligence and the Military

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AI has moved from the movies to the laboratory, and governments around the world want it in their arsenals. We asked how militaries define it, and how they intend to keep it under control.

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OPM Names Acting CIO

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The agency's deputy CIO will step up to lead agency technology efforts.

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Tillerson to Slash Cyber Office, Other Special Envoys

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The move is part of a broader effort to streamline department operations and reduce its budget.

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Uber Decided It Won't Track You...As Much

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The ride-sharing service is backtracking on a controversial location tracking feature.

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Look for Military Drones to Begin Replacing Police Helicopters by 2025

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General Atomics is working hard to put a close cousin of its Reaper anti-terrorism drone in the hands of local law enforcement.

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What the Federal Acquisition Services Commissioner is Focused On So Far

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Alan Thomas described his first two months as a listening tour to gather customer feedback from GSA regions.

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Samsung Wants Your Behavior to Unlock Your Phones

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The company has significant market share among Defense Department customers but plans to pursue civilian agencies.

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Traffic Safety Agency Needs to Clarify Connected Car Authority, Audit Says

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At least one association thinks the agency is overstepping its bounds.

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NASA's New Space Telescope Is in Harvey's Path

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Here’s how they’re protecting the $8.6 billion project.

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Hurricane Harvey Leaves 190,000 Without Phone, Internet or TV Service

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The Federal Communications Commission is tracking communication networks in the region.

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Feds Warn Against Hurricane Harvey Charity Scams

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FEMA and US-CERT have both warned citizens to verify that certain charities are legitimate before sending money.

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Cybersecurity Is 2017’s Version of the White Walkers—And You Don’t Want to Be a Non-Believer

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Among those who do recognize the threat, no one has a clear strategy to stop the enemy.

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Using Twitter to Save a Newborn From a Flood

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Search and rescue is evolving fast in the social-media age.

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How to Set Up Emergency Contacts On Your Smartphone

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It's a small step now but could help immensely one day.

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Hackers Focus on Money By Spreading Adware and Porting Cellphone Numbers

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Turns out two-factor authentication only works when you control your phone number.

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No, USS McCain Probably Wasn’t Hacked. But What If It Was?

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Amid the wild speculation that a foreign nation might have hacked a U.S. warship, it's worth looking at the implications for international law.

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The Hidden Features of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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This phone won't explode.

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