3 Predictions for Government Tech in 2018

Here's which tech will move from buzzword to implementation.

Can the Blockchain Tame Moscow's Wild Politics?

Critics say that the city’s Active Citizen app, which allows residents of the Russian capital to vote on municipal projects, is vulnerable to manipulation. The solution? Put it on the blockchain.

Russia, North Korea Eye Bitcoin for Money Laundering, Putting It on a Crash Course with Regulators

Thieves and sanctioned countries are targeting the digital currency’s exchanges, setting up a fight between governments and cryptocurrency powerhouses.

How to Give the Gift of Bitcoin This Holiday Season

All of your friends and family are secretly hoping to unwrap the gift of a speculative, volatile investment.

Here’s How the Federal Reserve Could Guide the Digital Financial Revolution

Blockchain could enable a direct bank-to-bank frictionless payment system that is fast, secure and near real-time.

Corporate Execs Are Obsessed With Blockchain Because They Can’t Afford to Ignore it Anymore

From tech firms to banks to retailers and beyond, investors now expect execs to explain their companies’ positions on blockchain technology.

DHS Mulling Blockchain at the Border

An official struck a cautiously optimistic tone when discussing the decentralized ledger system.

GSA Launches Guide for Tech-Curious Agencies

The online resource focuses on practical applications of emerging technologies.

The Pentagon Has the World’s Largest Logistics Problem. Blockchain Can Help

DoD should join other logistics-heavy organizations in experimenting with the cryptography-messaging-accounting technology that powers Bitcoin.

Blockchain May Finally Rid the World of Fax Machines

Another reason Blockchain has captivated the financial industry.

North Korea May Be Mining Bitcoin in Addition to Hacking It

The rogue regime may have found a new use for its idle coal supplies.

What’s Blockchain’s Role In The Public Good?

A nonprofit partnership is looking for ways the decentralized ledger system can benefit society.

Federal Blockchain Projects Face a Familiar Talent Problem

The General Services Administration has a proof-of-concept project underway and a hurdle.

Supermarkets Are Now Using Blockchain to Keep Food Fresh

The technology can track food throughout the complex global supply chain.

Feds Take Next Step In Spreading Blockchain Tech

The federal government's buying hub is hosting a workshop about integrating new technology in early September.