Quick Hits

*** The Department of Commerce added seven Chinese supercomputing companies to its list of entities subject to export controls and other sanctions for "engaging in or enabling activities contrary to U.S. national security and foreign policy interests."

*** The National Intelligence Council publicly released its annual Global Trends report on April 8. The report projects possible global security conditions out to 2040.

*** The IRS is looking for ideas on how to extract usable data from low-quality scans and other low-resolution digital images residing in legacy systems.