Emerging Tech

The Role of 5G in Government 

The technology is a critical piece of modernization. 

What Do You Think About Artificial Intelligence? The Pentagon’s AI Center Wants to Know.

Officials said they’ll be particularly interested in hearing from members of the software engineering, defense and aerospace communities.

CBP Expands Facial Recognition for Global Entry Travelers

The technology is already being used at 15 airports—including three abroad—to speed pre-approved travelers through the customs process.

Pentagon Must Focus on Reliability When Buying Weapons Systems, Auditor Says

The Government Accountability Office report holds implications for cybersecurity considerations in procurement processes.

Report: Feds Are Increasingly Interested in Leaving for Certain Private Sector Jobs

An estimated 50% pay gap in technology jobs could be a driving factor, researchers say.

Lawmakers Launch Caucus to Address Emerging Tech’s Impact on Work

The Future of Work Caucus’ ultimate goal is to develop a comprehensive policy strategy to proactively address emerging technologies’ impact on jobs and workers across the U.S.

Lawmakers Working on Legislation to ‘Pause’ Use of Facial Recognition Technology

Details on the bill remain scarce, though lawmakers at a hearing Wednesday expressed interest in halting the use of facial recognition until the tech can be brought under control.

CES Gives a Peek at 2020 Technology

It’s more difficult to predict the next great advancement in government technology but you can spot trends.

Senate Passes Legislation to Help Boost and Secure the Internet of Things

Billions of connected devices could offer new economic opportunities—and security challenges—over the course of the next decade.

AI Can Now Read Emotions—Should It?

These systems can give incorrect results just like any other form of intelligence.

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Justice Department Needs Counter-Biometric Experts

The U.S. Marshals Service wants to learn more about the market for counter-biometric expertise, including evading the tech and preventing criminals from doing the same.

Former NASA Commander Says Space Force 'Incredibly Important'

Pam Melroy also explained how commercial space flights could pave the way for an entirely new tourism paradigm.

When Both Sides Have Drones, How Do You Know Which Ones to Kill?

The U.S. Army recently tested a system that helps defenders wipe the skies of just the unfriendly aerial robots.

Energy Department Launches Challenge for Next-Gen Storage Technologies

The agency will coordinate a range of research and development funding opportunities, prizes, partnerships and other activities to meet a set of strategic goals by 2030.

FAA Isn’t Using the Troves of Data It’s Collecting on Drone Integration

The Federal Aviation Administration has years of data on operating drones that it could share with stakeholders, auditors said.

Energy Invests Millions to Launch Strategic Quantum Research Centers

Following a 2018 mandate from President Trump, the department will help build a more comprehensive ecosystem to spark quantum advancements.

House Passes Trio of 5G Security Bills

Together, the measures aim to promote a safer rollout of the highly-anticipated, next-generation mobile networks.