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How the U.S. Marshals Service Saved $300 Million By Identifying Over-Charging Prisons

10:00 AM ET The service rents space for prisoners awaiting trial from federal, state and local jails—and realized that it needed some more leverage negotiating rates.

Mash Up Library of Congress Data, Maybe Win $5,000

October 20 The Library of Congress launched a new data competition searching for new ways to use legislative data sets from Congress.gov.

DeepMind Has a Bigger Plan for Its Newest Go-Playing AI

October 19 AlphaGo was never just about board games.

GSA, OPM Nominees Pledge to Build Public Trust Through Open Data Programs

October 18 Emily Webster Murphy, GSA administrator nominee, pledged to expand open data programs while Jeff Pon, OPM director nominee, said he promised to ramp up ...

This Tool Saves HUD Employees Weeks of Work

October 18 House of Urban Development Department employees would take days and even weeks to fulfill lawmakers’ requests until the agency launched CART.

What Happens to Your Email After You Die?

October 18 What if you leave no will and people need to know what you wanted done with your stuff?

What Agencies Need to Navigate the AI Frontier

October 17 Adopting artificial intelligence isn't a well-trodden path.

DHS Wants to Stop the Next Anthrax Outbreak with Open Data

October 17 The Homeland Security Department is offering $300,000 for data solutions that can detect biothreats before they spread.

GAO Denies Equifax Bid Protest on IRS Contract

October 16 In its ruling, GAO said Equifax’ contentions were “unreasonable,” allowing IRS to move forward on a contract with Experian.

Using Technology to Aid the Opioid Crisis' Innocent Victims

October 16 Manual processes are holding back the way governments could support children and families in crisis.