Emerging Tech

DHS is Exploring How Blockchain Can Stop Counterfeits and Forgeries

The agency is funding research that uses blockchain to make sure people are who they claim to be.

Emerging Tech

10 Problems DHS Wants Innovative Small Businesses to Solve in 2019

The department will be offering millions of dollars to small businesses able to offer solutions to these 10 tough technical problems.

Emerging Tech

A Map That Tracks Everything

Blockchain-based mapping hopes to replace GPS. Can it be trusted?

Emerging Tech

Ohio Now Accepts Bitcoin For Tax Payments. What Could Go Wrong?

Is this about grabbing some of the sizzle that comes with all things blockchain and crypto?

Ideas

Grading the 2018 Technology and Government Predictions

Here's what came true for government agencies—and what didn't.

Emerging Tech

CDC is Testing Blockchain to Monitor the Country's Health in Real Time

The system would allow the agency to quickly respond to health crises as they unfold.

Emerging Tech

CDC Wants to Use Blockchain to Get People to Crisis Zones Faster

The tech would pull data from across the agency and automatically identify the right people for certain emergencies.

Ideas

Report Offers Options For Effectively Using Blockchain in Government

Blockchain is often seen as an over-hyped technology. But that doesn’t mean it doesn’t have its uses.

Ideas

Emerging Technologies Will Disrupt Government. Here’s What to Do About It.

Forward-thinking government leaders can follow these steps to stay ahead of the curve.

Emerging Tech

Blockchain Could Help Bring Renewable Energy to the Power Grid, Experts Tell Congress

But lawmakers want to know how to stop cryptocurrency miners from overwhelming local utility companies.

Emerging Tech

DHS-Funded Company Wants to Use Blockchain at the Border

DHS may soon use blockchain technology to protect all sorts of data it collects in protecting U.S. borders.

Emerging Tech

Why Agencies Should Be Tech Agnostic When Solving Problems

Don’t miss the forest for the trees, General Services Administration's emerging tech official said.

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Samsung Is Bringing Crypto and Blockchain Tech Closer to Its Core Business

Its semiconductor business, the world’s largest, is making chips for cryptocurrency mining.