Nextgov - All Content technology news, best practices, and web 2.0 tools.en-usFri, 29 May 2015 11:28:57 -0400Everything Google Just Announced at its I/O Developer Conference other things, the company debuted the new capabilities of its next Android release.Alice Truong, QuartzFri, 29 May 2015 11:28:57 -0400 Pichai, senior vice president of Android, Chrome and Apps, speaks during the Google I/O 2015 keynote presentation in San Francisco.Jeff Chiu/APGSA’s Plan for Network Services 2020 Aims to Bypass Speedbumps officials say the goal is for agencies to start planning for the transition now.Frank KonkelFri, 29 May 2015 09:35:08 -0400 Briefing Inara Prusakova/Shutterstock.comWho Has the Best App in Government? FDA app used by food investigators to enter data while performing field inspections won "Best Business Investment."Mohana RavindranathThu, 28 May 2015 17:10:26 -0400 Command Says New Mega-Contract Will Be Out by Fall Pentagon last week abandoned a $475 million job posting for cyberattack and network defense experts.Aliya SternsteinThu, 28 May 2015 16:47:14 -0400 Kabakou/Shutterstock.comVideo: How to Clear Roads with Open Data data helps local governments in all seasons.Caitlin FairchildThu, 28 May 2015 16:22:18 -0400 DataSF photo/Shutterstock.comWhat Comes After Driverless Cars? Motion Sickness’s rapid march toward a future of self-driving vehicles seems inevitable. And this makes a lot of people nervous.John McDuling, QuartzThu, 28 May 2015 14:29:53 -0400 TechGoogle's new self-driving prototype car is presented during a demonstration at the Google campus in Mountain View, Calif. Tony Avelar/APHow Cable Companies Use Data to Keep Customers from Cutting the Cord you call Verizon FiOS, the customer service representative on the other end of the line already knows quite a lot about you.Shelly Banjo, QuartzThu, 28 May 2015 14:04:46 -0400 DataMel Evans/AP Air Traffic Control Tech Upgrades Face Turbulence in Congress into a record travel season, FAA’s traffic upgrades are in the political spotlight.Jason Plautz, National JournalThu, 28 May 2015 14:01:51 -0400 BriefingA Lufthansa Boeing 747-830, takes off from the south runaway at the Los Angeles International Airport.AP PhotoCIO: FITARA 'Won't Change A Lot' at DHS CIO Luke McCormack said the legislation would only force CIOs to get more involved in the planning phase of major at decisions.Mohana RavindranathThu, 28 May 2015 13:52:08 -0400 BriefingJeff Gentner/AP File PhotoDARPA Wants Technology That Could Help Troops See Through Walls particles used to create photographs carry lots of information about their surroundings, but traditional imaging systems only gather a fraction of it, according to DARPA.Mohana RavindranathThu, 28 May 2015 09:48:11 -0400 TechBrian A Jackson/Shutterstock.comOther Agencies Use Same Log-on Procedures as Exploited IRS Site IRS hack is raising questions about once tried-and-true identity-protection measures.Aliya SternsteinWed, 27 May 2015 18:58:56 -0400 Wants to Make It Easier to Block Annoying Robocalls commission plans to tighten its rules on telemarketing.Brendan Sasso, National JournalWed, 27 May 2015 18:06:42 -0400 A Robot That Can't Be Stopped research shows that artificial intelligence can use trial and error to finish a job even when a robot's body is damaged.Adrienne LaFrance, The AtlanticWed, 27 May 2015 17:56:26 -0400 TechAntoine Cully / Pierre and Marie Curie UniversityWhat to Expect at Google's I/O Conference takes on the Internet of Things.Caitlin FairchildWed, 27 May 2015 15:33:25 -0400 walk past the Android booth on the floor at Google I/O 2013 in San Francisco.Jeff Chiu/AP File PhotoSpaceX Has Broken the Monopoly on US National Security Launches move is another milestone in the development of SpaceX from start up to a legitimate aerospace company.Tim Fernholz, QuartzWed, 27 May 2015 15:00:00 -0400 Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket lifts off from launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla.John Raoux/APInbox Zero vs. Inbox 5,000: A Unified Theory are two types of people in the world: those with hundreds of unread messages, and those who can’t relax until their inboxes are cleared out.Joe Pinsker, The AtlanticWed, 27 May 2015 14:00:00 -0400 Briefing - Wired Workplacekpatyhka/Shutterstock.comThe Future of the Patriot Act Depends on the Votes of These 10 Senators the USA Freedom Act comes to another vote, these are the senators to watch.Dustin Volz and Kaveh Waddell, National JournalWed, 27 May 2015 13:19:47 -0400 Rand Paul, R-Ky., and a Republican presidential contender, speaks on the floor of the U.S. Senate Wednesday afternoon, May 20, 2015, at the Capitol in Washington, during a long speech opposing renewal of the Patriot Act.Senate TV/APAmericans Are, by Far, Hackers’ Favorite Credit-Card Fraud Targets half of all the credit card fraud around the world occurs in the U.S., even though America accounts for only about a quarter of the global card volume.Shelly Banjo, QuartzWed, 27 May 2015 13:01:10 -0400 Department Recruits Former Google Exec Davidson is expected to help lead Commerce’s work on issues related to the digital economy and Internet policyHallie GoldenWed, 27 May 2015 12:32:58 -0400 BriefingFormer Google executive Alan DavidsonAlex Brandon/APDHS Seeks Input on Public-Private Cyber Sharing Groups Sharing Analysis Organizations are to be formed based on sector, sub-sector or region, and overseen by a standards board.Mohana RavindranathWed, 27 May 2015 12:20:17 -0400 Your Calendar: Nextgov Prime Coming Sept. 9 Prime: Gov2020: Technology and Government of Tomorrow will take place Sept. 9 at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C.Nextgov StaffWed, 27 May 2015 05:00:00 -0400 Continues Facing Onslaught of Cyberattacks Department of Veterans Affairs blocked more than 1 billion cyber threats in April.Mohana RavindranathTue, 26 May 2015 18:17:10 -0400 Briefing Mopic/Shutterstock.comIRS Says Cybercriminals Nabbed Info on 100K Taxpayers sends warning to 200,000 taxpayers, half of whom will be credit monitored.Charles S. ClarkTue, 26 May 2015 18:02:58 -0400 Images/Shutterstock.comAre Government Records Management Practices in Peril? evidence of the lack of progress in records management continues to mount.Frank KonkelTue, 26 May 2015 18:01:11 -0400 Tech - Emerging Techgibleho/Shutterstock.comNASA Wants to Help Propel Space Tech Past ‘Tipping Point’ infusion of NASA cash could help propel these technologies into viable commercial applications.Hallie GoldenTue, 26 May 2015 17:59:39 -0400 TechNASA wants its technology to be used by more people than just astronauts.NASA