Emerging Tech

FBI’s Facial Recognition Programs Under Fire Over Privacy, Accuracy Concerns

The bureau has largely ignored the Government Accountability Office’s concerns about its use of facial recognition in criminal investigations.

Cybersecurity

Air Force Creates CTO Role to Oversee Next-Gen Weaponry

The Air Force's new science and technology strategy for 2030 addresses increasing and evolving threats from foreign adversaries.

Sponsor Content

New Lifelines: Empowering First Responders in the Social Media Era

When Hurricane Florence battered the Carolinas, social media acted as a lifeline for first responders and citizens alike.

Ideas

The U.S. Military Must Win the Battle for Innovation

The Defense Department shouldn't be developing technology through inefficient bureaucratic processes developed in the 1950s.

IT Modernization

HHS Seeks to Spur Breakthroughs in Treating Kidney Disease

The KidneyX Innovation Accelerator incentivizes entrepreneurs and innovators to revolutionize the way kidney disease is treated.

Emerging Tech

VA Looks to 3D-Printing to Improve Veteran Care

The agency is funding efforts to 3D-print hand braces, foot insoles, prosthetic limbs and artificial organs.

Emerging Tech

Microsoft Unveils Two Secret Data Centers Built for Classified Government Data

Microsoft is building data centers and expanding security capabilities to compete with Amazon to host sensitive government data.

CIO Briefing

Amazon’s Retreat From Seattle

Amazon is moving its presence eastward, sometimes into smaller communities.

Emerging Tech

FCC Rural Broadband Fund Would Move Funds From Existing Program

The $20 billion proposed initiative would also set higher standards for internet speeds.

Ideas

New Technology May Soon Require a Dedicated Space Force

Whether a Space Force exists or not, the Pentagon's research arm is looking at space strategically.

Emerging Tech

How the World is Beginning to Address Risks from China’s 5G

Chinese telecom tech is invading the physical world, but Europeans and industry have strategies to contain the threat.

IT Modernization

Worst to First: Government Websites More Secure Than Ever

Website security and privacy improved across all sectors, according to a survey, but none made more improvements than government websites.

Emerging Tech

IARPA is Investing in AI That Constantly Analyzes Worldwide Satellite Images

The IC envisions a system that can stitch together archived and real-time data from satellites, and link it to footage from planes, drones and other aircraft.

Emerging Tech

Should We Give Kids an Internet of Their Own?

Instead of regulating the internet to protect young people, give them a youth-net of their own.

CIO Briefing

Exclusive: TTS Director Wants GSA’s Innovation Shop To Punch Above Its Weight

In his first interview since joining government, Anil Cheriyan shares his insights into problem areas and the future of innovative programs like the Centers of Excellence, 18F and FedRAMP.

Ideas

How Search Adds Value to Legacy Data

Scalable search allows agencies to gradually pull structured and unstructured data into a modern environment.