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The U.S. chief technology officer and former vice president of Google[x] believes the key to innovation is early STEM education.
A combination of recent federal policies and emerging technologies have the potential to significantly curb agencies’ energy spending.
A new list of “RedRAMP Ready Systems” is meant to make it easier for agencies to comply with security controls.
The administration argues that encryption is making it difficult for police to catch dangerous criminals.
The earliest human trials—that is, initial safety studies in small numbers of volunteers—are underway.
U.S. military plans to lease a 622 megabit terrestrial circuit from Europe to Liberia.
Newly released documents from the British government reveal a lack of judicial oversight for how it sifts through communications data collected by the NSA and other foreign governments.
Navy Takes on Internet of Things with New Task Force
"Task Force Cyber Awakening" will draw from the head U.S. Cyber Command's reaction ...
When Government is the Hacker, How Do You Protect Yourself?
FBI malware and mass government surveillance breach U.S. citizens’ privacy, tech ...
White House Challenge: Make Our First 3-D Printed Christmas Ornament
You don’t even need a 3-D printer.
Why an Ebola Vaccine May Not Stop the Epidemic
The earliest human trials—that is, initial safety studies in small numbers of volunteers—are ...
Unmanned NASA Rocket Explodes in Virginia
The failed launch came just one day after NASA scrubbed an earlier scheduled launch due to a stray ...
600 Military Travelers Handed ‘Chip and PIN’ Hack-Resistant Credit Cards
All Pentagon travel cards will be replaced with new tech by summer ...
To Hack the Bureaucracy, Federal IT Fix-It Shop First Needs to Hack Hiring
The incubator has plans to grow bigger in the next year.
The Future of Wearable Technology Sounds Kind of Awful
A new report out from the consulting arm of PricewaterhouseCoopers concludes that ...
The Female Pioneers Who Changed STEM Forever
One was turned down from a job in a lab because she was “too pretty” and would be “a ...
Anyone Ever Done This Before? Patent Office Turns to Crowdsourcing
What should the contract look like? PTO asks.