Pentagon R&D Funding Fell $4 Billion Short of Experts' Recommendations Last Year

While there's no magic number for R&D spending, the Pentagon is spending less than experts recommend.

Austin Wants to Use Blockchain Technology to Help the Homeless

The technology could be used to create unique digital identifiers for homeless people.

AI Experts List the Real Dangers of Artificial Intelligence

Every AI advance by the good guys is an advance for the bad guys, too.

The Ways Mobility Will Shake Up How Government Does Business

Agencies will tap mobile devices to boost workforce productivity, delight citizens and drive greater overall mission success.

Interior Department Sees ‘Limitless Possibilities’ for Drones

The department aims to be the civilian leader in unmanned systems, flying nearly 5,000 missions last year alone.

Here’s How to Counter Fake News During a Disaster

A Homeland Security Department advisory group wants to help emergency responders control the social media conversation.

Twitter Is Introducing New Rules ... Again

The social network is waging a war against spam.

Most Americans Uncomfortable With Self-Driving Cars, Survey Finds

Over half the respondents to a Northeastern University/Gallup survey also said they are unlikely to regularly use the technology.

5G Could Be Coming To A City Near You

2018 could be the year of lightning-fast internet—depending on where you live.

Bigger, Faster, Stronger: China’s Ever-Evolving Military Tech

China’s military upgrade goes beyond space-based navigation.

U.S. Customs Wants to Use Your Face As a Boarding Pass

By 2022, the agency plans to use biometrics to identify 97 percent of travelers flying out of the country.

SpaceX Takes its First Step Toward Selling Americans Internet From Space

SpaceX eventually hopes to have thousands of spacecraft beaming Internet back to Earth.

Google Chrome Has Begun Ridding the Internet of Crappy Ads

The company is creating a filter to get rid of annoying ad experiences.

Why the Cloud Is Inevitable For Federal Agencies

Despite years of top-down push, there's been minimal buy-in from agencies.

DHS Announces Finalists in Biothreat-Spotting Contest

A department contest advanced five early warning systems designed to detect biological attacks.