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Americans Appreciate What Technology Has Done for Them More Than Equality and Civil Rights

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Nearly half of Americans feel this way.

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Is Your Agency Ready to Solve Its Problems?

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A Stanford faculty member says agencies need a specific infrastructure to support innovation programs.

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Why the Russia Fake News Scandal Hasn’t Touched Snapchat

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Snapchat is deliberately much stricter than other social media companies about which news outlets it partners with.

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Survey: 42% of Feds Say Increasing Workloads Merit More Automation

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More than 75 percent of respondents said they spend at least a quarter of their workday on tedious administrative tasks.

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The KRACK Security Flaw Affects Everyone. Yes, Even You.

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All devices connected to Wi-Fi are vulnerable, a security researcher says.

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GAO Denies Equifax Bid Protest on IRS Contract

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In its ruling, GAO said Equifax’ contentions were “unreasonable,” allowing IRS to move forward on a contract with Experian.

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DHS to Order Agencies Implement Email, Website Encryption Tools

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Agencies must implement DMARC and STARTTLS within three months, according to the DHS order.

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Someone's Swiping Credit Cards from Hyatt, Research Reports from Forrester and a Disqus Breach

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It's just another week in Threatwatch.

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A New Survey Reveals That Most Men in Tech Don’t Think Sexism Is a Big Deal

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The results neatly follow the patterns seen in the perceptions of gender discrimination in society as a whole.

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US Government Agencies Are Buying Ads on Facebook—in Russian

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Basically everyone can buy ads on the platform to push their agenda.

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Your Next Head of Lettuce, Grown By a Robot

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The farm meets the startup.

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What NIST Suggests Instead of Passwords

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A more secure option.

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House Boosts Federal Bonuses, Aims to Protect Social Security Numbers And Oh Russia

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The House also passed a bill to tweak and extend FITARA's rule on data centers.

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House Bill Would Allow Companies to Hack Back—With Limits

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The bill would let hacked companies steal back or destroy their files but not cause exact retribution on hackers.

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NASCIO: Federal Compliance Exercises Are Hindering State IT

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Yejin Cooke, NASCIO’s director of government affairs, is getting the word out on why federal data security rules are holding back innovation—and even security itself—at the state level.

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Octopus-Inspired Material Can Change Its Texture

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The U.S. Army is funding the creation of shape-shifting sheets that mimic the abilities of the ocean’s masters of camouflage.

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FirstNet Seeks Disaster Response Apps

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Developers can submit their emergency response-themed apps for review for the networks' app store.

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IRS Suspends $7 Million Equifax Contract

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The suspension comes after additional security incidents at Equifax.

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Lawmaker Says Justice Department is Wrong About Encryption

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Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, thinks weakening encryption would be bad for national security.

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DHS Nominee Would Be Agency’s First Homegrown Cyber Leader

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Kirstjen Nielsen would be the agency's first secretary with extensive cyber experience.

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Census Needs $4.5B More for 2020 Count, Commerce Secretary Says

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The funds are crucial to getting the IT back on track, Wilbur Ross told lawmakers.

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Trump’s Tech Office Wants More Short-Term Talent

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The Office of American Innovation could model its recruitment efforts after Obama-era tech programs.

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How Google Home Can Help You Find Your Lost Smartphone

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Digital assistant to the rescue!

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Americans Distrust Driverless Cars, and Silicon Valley is on a Mission to Win Them Over

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The vehicles won't sell without willing customers

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Lawmakers Want Answers on 'Unacceptable' Security Clearance Backlog

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OPM and Defense Department argue over which is better able to oversee the clearance process.

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Drones Let Scientists Get Inside Humpback Whale Blowholes

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These flying drones, got much closer to these whales than humans typically can.

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Tim Cook Says It’s Better to Learn to Code Than Learn English as a Second Language

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He added that programming encourages students of all disciplines to be inventive and experimental.

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How to Give Your Older iPhone a Speed Boost

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Faster iPhones make for happier users.

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NIST’s Physical Security Falls Short, Undercover Audit Finds

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Auditors gained unauthorized access to secured parts of NIST buildings where they could have infected computers or caused physical damage.

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Getting the Most Out of Data Centers

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Lessons learned from federal agencies as they shutter old systems.

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House Passes FITARA Enhancement Act

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The bill passed 418 to 0.

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U.S. Government’s Hurricane-Hunting Satellite Scheduled to Launch Next Month

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NOAA's sending a high-powered replacement into space to boost its weather forecasting capabilities.

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Trump to Pick Kelly Deputy for Top Homeland Security Post

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Kirstjen Nielsen, a cybersecurity expert, was formerly DHS chief of staff.

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Trump's NASA Pivot

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His administration has made the moon a destination, not just a pit stop, on the way to Mars.

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More Than One-Third of Equifax’s UK Records May Have Been Exposed

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We Say We Want Data Privacy—Then Researchers Put Free Pizza in Front of Us

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People say they want to protect their personal information, but new research shows privacy tends to take a backseat to convenience and entertainment.

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Hacking Is Inevitable, So It’s Time to Assume Our Data Will Be Stolen

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Data breaches are a part of life

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Defense Contractors Could Face Pay-Back Clause for Losing Bid Protests

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Incumbent contractors that lose a bid protest may end up footing the bill for the government's costs.

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A Law is Expiring That Allows Ethical Hackers to Help Protect U.S. Elections

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Renewing a Digital Millennium Copyright Act exemption for ethical hacking is vital for election security, researchers say.

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FCC Approves Google's Project Loon to Go to Puerto Rico

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Giant floating balloons could help Puerto Rico communicate again.

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The Secrets of Google’s Moonshot Factory

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How the tech giant is trying to leverage the science of breakthroughs and resurrect the lost art of invention

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A New Social-Media Simulator Is Helping US Troops Train for Hybrid War

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The program harvests and remixes real tweets to generate a convincing online environment for wargames large and small.

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5 Ways Congress Can Grow the Internet of Things

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A trade association asked Congress to pass legislation that would advance connected technology in the United States.

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This Is How Much Google Is Spending on Cutting Edge AI Research

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai has repeatedly said the company’s future success will be based in artificial intelligence.

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Most Americans Think Self-Driving Cars Are Inevitable but Fewer Than Half Would Ride in One

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Americans are freaking out about the possibility of driverless cars hitting the road.

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Pentagon: We’ll Keep Buying Software That Russian Spies have Looked Through

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The U.S. military will still buy consumer-off-the-shelf products from several tech companies that allowed Russia’s Federal Security Service, or FSB, an intelligence outfit, to intimately probe.

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GAO to IRS: Actually, You Didn't Have to Give Equifax a Contract

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Despite what IRS officials told Congress, the IRS did not have to continue using Equifax services in a bridge contract, a GAO official said.

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Congress' Week: Data Breaches, Kaspersky and Murderers with Security Clearances

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Amid tackling a series of high-profile data breaches, Congress moved along important IT legislation and aims to address whether criminals are actually getting temporary security clearances.

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The City Likely to Win Amazon’s HQ2 is Already a Winner—And That’s a Problem for America

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Cities have been bending over backwards in attempts to woo the tech giant.

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AOL Instant Messenger to World: 'Goodbye!'

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The iconic chat service puts up its final away message.

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