Federal CIO, Tech Board Vote On How To Dole Out Modernization Funds

The Technology Modernization Fund Board held its first meeting this week, which included establishing a Statement of Principles.

NASA’s Next Space Telescope Is Running Out of Time

The James Webb, Hubble’s successor, may face more delays and even exceed its budget, according to a new government report.

OMB Names Who Will Divvy Up Modernization Funds

Here are the seven people who will evaluate agency proposals.

White House Opens Applications for Technology Modernization Fund

The White House on Tuesday published guidelines for federal agencies looking to bring their IT systems into the 21st century under new legislation.

Budget Cuts, White House Apathy Stifling Open Data Efforts

Tight budgets and staff cuts are hindering the accuracy and accessibility of federal open data initiatives, experts said.

Pentagon R&D Funding Fell $4 Billion Short of Experts' Recommendations Last Year

While there's no magic number for R&D spending, the Pentagon is spending less than experts recommend.

White House ‘Deeply Committed’ to Artificial Intelligence

The White House made machine learning and autonomous systems research and development priorities this year, the deputy chief technology officer said.

What Trump’s Budget Says About the Administration’s IT Priorities

The president’s budget proposal is more about priorities than actual funding. So what does it tell us?

Pentagon Requesting $66M For Laser Drones to Shoot Down North Korean Missiles

The Missile Defense Agency is rushing to put more solutions in the field and trying to put past failures behind them.

The NASA Space Telescope Trump Wants to Cancel

The president’s budget proposal has some troubling news for the space agency’s next big astronomy mission.

Trump Budget Gouges Non-Defense R&D by 19 Percent

Meanwhile, Pentagon researchers will get an extra $13.5 billion to play with.

Trump 2019 Budget Boosts Cyber Spending But Cuts Research

The budget also moves DHS cyber research out of the science and tech division.

Trump Budget Calls for Slight Increase In IT Spending

The president’s 2019 budget proposal includes $45.8 billion for IT infrastructure and services, with $210 million for the Technology Modernization Fund.

After Last-Minute Drama, Congress Passes a Government Funding Bill

After a short “technical” shutdown, Congress early Friday passed a measure that would raise spending levels by $300 billion over the next two years.

The CDC Is About to Fall Off a Funding Cliff

It's already planning to pull back on work that protects the world from pandemics.