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The Internet’s Unkillable App

The noisier our digital lives get, the more popular the humble newsletter becomes.

Team Links Sitting During COVID to Depression Symptoms

A lot of people suddenly became more sedentary during the onset of the pandemic.

What’s New for Feds in Windows 11?

Hybrid work environments seem to have influenced the design and features of Windows 11.

The (Long) Waiting Game to Get My Student Loans Forgiven

The student loan forgiveness process for public servants is a disaster. After almost five years, I’m still waiting to have all my loans forgiven.

Working to Secure the Technology Supply Chain

From security-first design to safe device disposition, an industrywide initiative called Compute Lifecycle Assurance is making technology more secure for all users.

5 Ways to Turn Your Anxiety into Something Useful

Anxiety isn’t pleasant, but it isn’t meant to be, a researcher said.

School Surveillance of Students Via Laptops May Do More Harm than Good

School laptop surveillance systems monitor students even when they’re not in school.

Are People Lying More Since the Rise of Social Media and Smartphones?

Some forms of technology seem to facilitate lying more than others.

$1.2T Infrastructure Plan Offers Lucrative Target for Fraud

The problem is that lawmakers don’t always make preventing fraud a priority.

How Easily Can Vaccinated People Spread COVID?

Vaccination is the best protection against infection. But when breakthroughs do occur, a very basic question still has an unsatisfying answer.

Follow These 3 Ts for Faster, More Effective Application Development

Government agencies must optimize application development to realize digital transformation goals. Facilitating collaboration and aligning DevOps, IT, security and mission owners is crucial to this mission.

Modernizing Procurement Could Help Federal Agencies Increase Efficiency 

Implementing contract lifecycle management system automates procurement systems to allow for faster, simpler and more accurate procurement. 

Is It Time to Ditch Daylight Saving Time?

While many will soon enjoy an extra hour of sleep, our children and pets will be the first to wake.

You Know How to Identify Phishing Emails

A cybersecurity researcher explains how to trust your instincts to foil the attacks.