If We End Up Sitting Around in Self-Driving Cars Watching Ads, Google Is Going to Make Billions

The race to providing autonomous vehicle experiences is far from over, however.

How NATO’s Transformation Chief Is Pushing the Alliance to Keep Up in AI

Experimental robot medics and autonomy-driven base protection highlight NATO’s race to keep up with China, Russia, and the U.S. in emerging technology.

Pentagon is Planning Another Bug Bounty Contract

The contract envisions some short contests of just a few weeks and some that are ongoing.

The Mystery of the ‘SpaceBees’ Just Got Even Weirder

As the government investigates an unauthorized satellite launch, amateur trackers are watching the skies for clues.

The Pentagon Has a Big Plan to Solve Identity Verification in Two Years

The plan grew out of efforts to modernize the Defense Department’s ID cards.

Better Government Websites Build Trust with Citizens, Silicon Valley Lawmaker Says

Rep. Ro Khanna's customer-experience focused bill would require agencies to go all digital by 2020.

The U.S. Government Wants to Start Charging for the Best Free Satellite Data on Earth

The government says the cost of sharing the data has grown as more people access it.

NASA Soups Up Mars 2020 Robot with Hi-Def Ears and Its Own Drone

The drone's helicopter rotors must spin 10 times faster than on Earth.

Critical Update: Federal CIO Suzette Kent on Leading Governmentwide Transformation

She joins the podcast to talk about the whole-of-government IT modernization effort and what success will look like.

Agency That Vets Pentagon Contractors’ Security Isn’t Keeping Up With the Threat, Audit Finds

The Defense Security Service plans to shift to a risk-based approach, but needs to reach out to stakeholders, GAO says.

Pentagon Wants Cloud Secure Enough to Hold Nuke Secrets

The Pentagon’s JEDI cloud will be designed to store the government’s most sensitive classified information, including nuclear secrets.

Qualcomm and Other Pawns of the U.S.-China Tech Spat See Hope After a Weird Trump Tweet

Policymakers on both sides appear to be on their way to making tit-for-tat concessions in the computer-chip industry.