Nextgov - All Contenthttp://www.nextgov.com/Federal technology news, best practices, and web 2.0 tools.en-usTue, 19 Aug 2014 18:07:37 -0400Gaming and GIS: Working with a Virtual Worldhttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/08/mapping-out-video-games/91793/Tech pros searching for a GIS gig, look no further.Caitlin FairchildTue, 19 Aug 2014 18:07:37 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/08/mapping-out-video-games/91793/CIO Briefing - Wired Workplace A scene from the video game, "Call of Duty: Ghosts." The game is a first-person shooter and features interactive maps.Activision/Infinity Ward/APPakistan Railway Site Breached by Indian Hacktivistshttp://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2014/08/pakistan-railway-site-breached-indian-hacktivists/91841/The infiltration purportedly was payback for graffiti on India’s websites.Nextgov StaffTue, 19 Aug 2014 17:36:35 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2014/08/pakistan-railway-site-breached-indian-hacktivists/91841/Cybersecurityscyther5/Shutterstock.comDNA-Matching Androids to Help ID 600 MH17 Bodies and Remainshttp://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/2014/08/dna-matching-androids-help-id-600-mh17-bodies-and-remains/91826/Unknown whether there will be enough genetic evidence to name all 298 passengers.Aliya SternsteinTue, 19 Aug 2014 16:23:19 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/2014/08/dna-matching-androids-help-id-600-mh17-bodies-and-remains/91826/Emerging TechUkrainian emergency workers carry a victim's body in a bag, at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove, eastern UkraineEvgeniy Maloletka/APMaking Agile Real: How a Virtual Approach Boosts Federal Efficiencyhttp://www.nextgov.com/big-data/2014/08/making-agile-real-how-virtual-approach-improves-federal-efficiency/91799/An innovative take on data management could result in better access to higher-quality data.Rick CacciaTue, 19 Aug 2014 13:44:01 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/big-data/2014/08/making-agile-real-how-virtual-approach-improves-federal-efficiency/91799/Big DataGenialbaron/Shutterstock.comKey Targeting Tech for Future U.S. Nuclear Missile Has Gone Unfundedhttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/2014/08/key-targeting-tech-future-us-nuclear-missile-has-gone-unfunded/91790/The move may delay Minuteman 3 replacement effort or fail to meet warfighter accuracy standards.Elaine M. GrossmanTue, 19 Aug 2014 12:53:22 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/2014/08/key-targeting-tech-future-us-nuclear-missile-has-gone-unfunded/91790/Defense2nd Lt. Oliver Parsons, left, and 1st Lt. Andy Parthum check systems in the underground control room at an ICBM launch control facility near Minot, N.D., in June. Charlie Riedel/Associated PressKeeping Pace With Big Data: Livestreamhttp://www.nextgov.com/big-data/2014/08/keeping-pace-big-data-livestream/91622/Featuring Micheline Casey, Chief Data Officer of the Board of Governors Federal Reserve System, and Kalev Leetaru, Yahoo! Fellow in Residence at Georgetown University.Nextgov StaffTue, 19 Aug 2014 12:38:41 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/big-data/2014/08/keeping-pace-big-data-livestream/91622/Big DataHow Government Is Embracing Innovation: Livestreamhttp://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/2014/08/how-government-embracing-innovation-livestream/91625/Featuring: Roopangi Kadakia, Web Services Executive, NASANextgov StaffTue, 19 Aug 2014 12:38:37 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/2014/08/how-government-embracing-innovation-livestream/91625/Emerging TechGoogle Knows You Better Than You Know Yourselfhttp://www.nextgov.com/big-data/2014/08/google-knows-you-better-you-know-yourself/91757/Predictive analysis combs through calendars and search histories—and gets in the way of routine self-deception.James Carmichael, The AtlanticTue, 19 Aug 2014 09:49:39 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/big-data/2014/08/google-knows-you-better-you-know-yourself/91757/Big DataAHMAD FAIZAL YAHYA/Shutterstock.comTV Stations Sue FCC Over Plan to Auction Broadcast Licenseshttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/2014/08/tv-stations-sue-fcc-over-plan-auction-broadcast-licenses/91760/The cell-phone industry hopes the lawsuit won't delay the auction of valuable airwaves.Brendan Sasso, National JournalTue, 19 Aug 2014 09:44:20 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/2014/08/tv-stations-sue-fcc-over-plan-auction-broadcast-licenses/91760/CIO Briefing f11photo/Shutterstock.comEven When Police Do Wear Cameras, Don't Count on Seeing the Footagehttp://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/2014/08/even-when-police-do-wear-cameras-dont-count-seeing-footage/91709/Police officers in San Diego have started wearing body cameras, but the department routinely denies requests for the video.Sara Libby, CityLabMon, 18 Aug 2014 17:04:23 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/2014/08/even-when-police-do-wear-cameras-dont-count-seeing-footage/91709/Emerging Tech Los Angeles Police officer wearing an on-body camera.Damian Dovarganes/APRussian Astronaut Throws Satellite Into Space for Peruhttp://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/2014/08/russian-astronaut-throws-satellite-space-peru/91715/The satellite will take infrared photos of the Earth for Peru.Polly Mosendz, The WireMon, 18 Aug 2014 16:44:09 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/2014/08/russian-astronaut-throws-satellite-space-peru/91715/Emerging TechWhile Flight Engineer Alexander Skvortsov retrieves hardware inside the International Space Station's Pirs airlock, Flight Engineer Oleg Artemyev stretches his legs.NASANew VA Bill Chops Tuition Costshttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/08/new-va-bill-chops-tuition-costs/91721/Calls for in-state tuition rates for all post-9/11 GI Bill vetsBob BrewinMon, 18 Aug 2014 16:39:49 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/08/new-va-bill-chops-tuition-costs/91721/Defense - What's Brewinzimmytws/Shutterstock.comNavy Unmanned Aircraft Returns to Carrier Flight Opshttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/2014/08/navy-unmanned-aircraft-returns-carrier-flight-ops/91700/Tests operations in conjunction with manned aircraftBob BrewinMon, 18 Aug 2014 14:55:36 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/2014/08/navy-unmanned-aircraft-returns-carrier-flight-ops/91700/DefenseThe Navy's unmanned X-47B lands aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt.US NavyCan You Forecast the Spread of a Deadly Disease?http://www.nextgov.com/health/health-it/2014/08/darpa-forecasting-chikungunya-challenge/91682/DARPA has $150,000 up for grabs if you can.Caitlin FairchildMon, 18 Aug 2014 14:37:48 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/health/health-it/2014/08/darpa-forecasting-chikungunya-challenge/91682/Health - Health ITDelimene Saint Lise holds her 2-month-old daughter Gisline inside their tent home in the Delmas section of Port-au-Prince as the child suffers with Chikungunya, a newly arrived mosquito-borne illness.David McFadden/APAustralian Official’s Cellphone Tapped during Fight over Access to MH17 Zonehttp://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2014/08/australian-officials-cellphone-tapped-during-fight-over-access-mh17-zone/91685/Unidentified nation hacked Foreign Affairs Minister Bishop’s device while she was overseas.Nextgov StaffMon, 18 Aug 2014 12:28:15 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2014/08/australian-officials-cellphone-tapped-during-fight-over-access-mh17-zone/91685/CybersecurityAustralian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop Ed Jones/APGerman Intelligence Tapped Clinton and Kerry Callshttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/2014/08/german-intelligence-tapped-clinton-and-kerry-calls/91679/The German intelligence agency said that it did not intend to capture the calls.Allen McDuffee, The WireMon, 18 Aug 2014 11:31:21 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/2014/08/german-intelligence-tapped-clinton-and-kerry-calls/91679/DefenseSecretary of State John Kerry, left, and German Chancellor Angela MerkelMichael Sohn/APThe Joys and Sorrows of Late-Night Emailhttp://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/08/joys-and-sorrows-late-night-email/91670/For a certain class of workers, nighttime isn't time off work. It's time on email.Derek Thompson, The AtlanticMon, 18 Aug 2014 10:29:51 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cio-briefing/wired-workplace/2014/08/joys-and-sorrows-late-night-email/91670/CIO Briefing - Wired Workplacekpatyhka/Shutterstock.comListening In: The Navy Is Tracking Ocean Sounds Collected by Scientistshttp://www.nextgov.com/big-data/2014/08/listening-navy-tracking-ocean-sounds-collected-scientists/91661/A network of Internet-connected undersea microphones is picking up more than whale songs.Matthew Braga, The AtlanticMon, 18 Aug 2014 10:19:55 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/big-data/2014/08/listening-navy-tracking-ocean-sounds-collected-scientists/91661/Big DataNear Port Hardy on Canada's Vancouver Island.PRNewsFoto/GDF SUEZ Canada/AP File PhotoExclusive: Nuke Regulator Hacked by Suspected Foreign Powershttp://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2014/08/exclusive-nuke-regulator-hacked-suspected-foreign-powers/91643/Credential-stealing emails and social engineering involved in three NRC computer breaches.Aliya SternsteinMon, 18 Aug 2014 08:36:01 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2014/08/exclusive-nuke-regulator-hacked-suspected-foreign-powers/91643/CybersecurityThe Three Mile Island nuclear power generating station.Bradley C Bower/AP File PhotoStill Think Robots Can’t Do Your Job? This Video May Change Your Mindhttp://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/2014/08/still-think-robots-cant-do-your-job-video-may-change-your-mind/91616/Humans need not apply.Nikhil Sonnad, QuartzFri, 15 Aug 2014 17:04:38 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/2014/08/still-think-robots-cant-do-your-job-video-may-change-your-mind/91616/Emerging TechScott Bartlett/Shutterstock.comWait, Is That a Human on the Moon?http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/2014/08/wait-human-moon/91607/No, NASA says.Adrienne LaFrance, The AtlanticFri, 15 Aug 2014 16:45:44 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/2014/08/wait-human-moon/91607/Emerging TechRonald Zak/APWe the People Weighs in on Fergusonhttp://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/08/we-people-weighs-ferguson/91580/The popular petition site is calling for new technology to curb police abuse.Caitlin FairchildFri, 15 Aug 2014 15:59:13 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/emerging-tech-blog/2014/08/we-people-weighs-ferguson/91580/Emerging Tech - Emerging TechA member of the St. Louis County Police Department points his weapon in the direction of a group of protesters in Ferguson, Mo.Jeff Roberson/APHere Comes the Pink Camo Food Truckhttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/08/here-comes-pink-camo-food-truck/91601/Ft. Drum’s entry in the “Great Food Truck Race”Bob BrewinFri, 15 Aug 2014 15:34:38 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/whats-brewin/2014/08/here-comes-pink-camo-food-truck/91601/Defense - What's BrewinTeam Military Moms is comprised of Michele Bajakian, Carol Rosenberg and Wendy Newman, as seen on Food Network's, The Great Food Truck Race Season 5.U.S. ArmyDefense IG Slaps Washington Headquarters Services for Poorly Managing Task Orderhttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/2014/08/defense-ig-slaps-washington-headquarters-service-poorly-managing-task-order/91598/WHS calls report “jaundiced.”Bob BrewinFri, 15 Aug 2014 15:17:26 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/2014/08/defense-ig-slaps-washington-headquarters-service-poorly-managing-task-order/91598/DefenseFrontpage/Shutterstock.comAir Force Inks $291 Million Deals for Commodity Aircraft Supplieshttp://www.nextgov.com/defense/2014/08/air-force-inks-291-million-deals-commodity-aircraft-supplies/91589/Contracts cover wide range of gear including handheld computers.Bob BrewinFri, 15 Aug 2014 14:47:53 -0400http://www.nextgov.com/defense/2014/08/air-force-inks-291-million-deals-commodity-aircraft-supplies/91589/DefenseCyber Airmen from the 24th Air Force at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. U.S. Air Force