Emerging Tech

Microsoft Wants Congress to Regulate Facial Recognition

One of these metrics for regulation could be ensuring the technology works similarly for all

Emerging Tech

5G Compromise Bill Still a Hit to Local Government

Wireless industry groups support the new Senate bill, but the Institute for Local Self-Reliance argues it sacrifices too much local government authority.

Emerging Tech

Pentagon Seeks an Edge in Quantum Computing

The Pentagon’s research arm wants to get up to speed on quantum computing before China and other adversaries.

Sponsor Content

USDS Helps Drive Digital Transformation in Government

The U.S. Digital Service has recently worked with the SBA, CMS and CBP to modernize their technology by leveraging both cultural change and IT expertise.

Cybersecurity

Google Chrome Feature Guards Users From Spectre Attacks

Site isolation helps keep most of your data out of reach from hackers looking to exploit the Spectre vulnerability.

CIO Briefing

Microsoft Is Putting Slack On Notice

The company's new product appears positioned to directly compete with Slack’s free offering.

Emerging Tech

Pentagon Sets Big Goals for Its New AI Center

The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center will be the hub for all projects that exceed $15 million.

Emerging Tech

AI Is Getting Closer to Replacing Animal Testing

The algorithm can predict results from nine different tests.

CIO Briefing

Donald Trump Nominated a Man With No Space Experience To Be NASA’s Second-in-Command

Trump is passing over Dr. Janet Kavandi, an astronaut and respected leader of one of the space agency’s research centers.

IT Modernization

VA Creates Special Office to Direct $16B Health Record Overhaul

The House Veterans Affairs Committee also unveiled the lawmakers who will track the project from its new subcommittee.

Cybersecurity

China, Russia, and the U.S. Are All Building Centers for Military AI

But their burgeoning approaches to state-sponsored research are divergent as the countries themselves.

Cybersecurity

Why It’s Hard to Protect Domestic-Violence Survivors Online

Restraining orders have evolved to prohibit digital communication, but what happens when they fail?

Cybersecurity

GSA Adds Login.gov to Sweeping Bug Bounty Program

Participants can win between $150 and $5,000 for each bug they find.

IT Modernization

Modernization Nation

This Nextgov ebook looks at updating the federal government’s technology and operations.

Emerging Tech

Google’s High-Altitude Internet Balloons Could Soon Connect Rural Kenya

If implemented, the project could have the potential of extending online connectivity to thousands of people across Kenya.