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The Role of 5G in Government 

The technology is a critical piece of modernization. 

Don't Die Wondering: Apps May Soon Be Able to Predict Your Life Expectancy, but Do You Want to Know?

It's complicated but emerging technologies could make this a reality in the future.

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.

Cyberspace Is the Next Front in Iran-U.S. Conflict—and Private Companies May Bear the Brunt

Businesses are at high risk, and strict American criminal laws prohibit many forms of cyber self-defense by private companies.

AI Can Now Read Emotions—Should It?

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

One Year In, the Evidence Act is Producing Results

Most have identified evaluation officers and chief data officers and have started developing learning agendas that identify priority areas.

FITARA Hits Its 5-year Anniversary 

An enhanced scorecard will drive better government services for citizens. 

Can the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Program Secure a Cloud Smart Government?

The good news is that CDM is proactively reaching out to leading cloud service providers for soltuions.

The Sneaky Genius of Facebook's New Preventative Health Tool

The feature looks likely to fill gaps in care—and to further draw users into Facebook’s ecosystem.

Batteries Made with Sulfur Could be Cheaper, Greener and Hold More Energy

Until now, lithium-sulfur batteries have been impractical.

Featured eBooks

Data Standards for Grants Management Are Now the Law

First, standards will be developed and then agencies will have a year to apply them.

Bots Are Destroying Political Discourse As We Know It

They’re mouthpieces for foreign actors, domestic political groups, even the candidates themselves. And soon you won’t be able to tell they’re bots.

5G Is Where China and the West Finally Diverge

The rollout of speedy new cellular networks is a geopolitical turning point, but neither Trump nor the public yet recognizes this.

5 Ways Technology Will Revolutionize Government in the 2020s

As we enter a new decade, these technological advancements will redefine what it means to be a citizen of the United States and the world.