Ideas

The Federal Workforce is Shrinking—Let Technology Help

Agencies could turn to platforms that help manage the information employees currently manage and process.

Sponsor Content

Serve the People: A Candid Poll on Federal Government's Digital Services

In the face of rapidly evolving citizen needs, it’s essential that federal agencies establish a streamlined, thoroughly modern online presence.

Data

Thousands of Miles of Internet Cables Could Be Underwater by 2033

Rising sea levels could threaten internet access for millions of people, according to a recent study.

Emerging Tech

A Silicon Valley Startup is Giving Lithium-Ion Batteries a Much-Needed Silicon Boost

The tech needs to undergo a step change, and there are many startups currently trying to make it happen.

Data

Verizon Names Indianapolis Its Final 5G Pilot City

Mayor Joe Hogsett welcomed the increased connectivity for residents, but just where it will occur hasn’t been made public.

Emerging Tech

CBP Rolls Out Facial Recognition at Silicon Valley Airport

International travel at the Mineta San José International Airport has doubled in recent years.

Cybersecurity

Kaspersky Appeal Hurtles Toward Courtroom Arguments

Lawyers for the government and the Russian anti-virus company have filed their last briefs before arguing before a judicial panel in September.

IT Modernization

Next Agency to Host GSA Centers of Excellence Will Be Announced by October, Departing TTS Director Says

Outgoing Technology Transformation Service Director Joanne Collins Smee shares the strengths of her organization, what’s next for Agriculture’s Centers of Excellence and when the effort will jump to a new agency.

Emerging Tech

NASA Is Running a 3D Printing Competition to Design Homes on Mars

The idea is to send a robot to Mars to autonomously print a habitat for the arrival of astronauts.

Cybersecurity

Tomorrow’s Intelligent Malware Will Attack When It Sees Your Face

IBM researchers have injected viruses with neural nets, making them stealthier and precisely targetable.

CIO Briefing

How to Persuade Your Company’s Product Team to Build Something

Communicating with engineers, designers and data scientists doesn't have to be difficult.

Emerging Tech

DARPA Wants to Make Underground Maps on the Fly

The agency is challenging teams to build systems that chart caves, tunnels and underground urban infrastructure.

CIO Briefing

USDA Wants One Hub to Connect Agency Leaders to Every Employee

The agency wants to pull disparate intranets together and allow two-way communications with employees.