Congress Mulls a CIO's Authority, Future of Homeland Security and Data Breaches

And one caucus is concerned about climate change data vanishing form federal websites.

5G Could Be Coming To A City Near You

2018 could be the year of lightning-fast internet—depending on where you live.

Watchdog: GSA Assuming ‘Unnecessary’ Risk in Telecom Transition

The Federal Acquisition Service has doled out $9 million to agencies supporting the EIS rollout without receiving the required interagency agreements.

How It Became Normal to Ignore Texts and Emails

Digital messages mimic the speed of real conversation, but often what people like best is the ability to put them off.

Trump Signs Executive Order to ‘Streamline’ Rural Broadband

The order offers no funding for broadband projects but aims instead to reduce bureaucratic barriers for industry.

IT Modernization and the Benefits of Cloud Collaboration Systems

Efforts to updates systems will also transform how employees will work.

Proposed FCC Rules Could Threaten Local Broadband Competition

Rural areas, in particular, may continue to go unserved if small wireless internet providers get shut out of bidding wars for large license areas by the mobile industry.

FTC 'Do Not Call' Numbers Get 375,000 Robocalls Every Month

New tech is making it easier for telemarketers to make calls and hide from law enforcement.

How Puerto Rico is Rebuilding Its Network Three Months After Maria

Puerto Rico's post-Maria communications effort could serve as a disaster-response playbook for other governments.

Hurricane Maria Has Made Puerto Rico a Testbed for New Technology

Government, tech companies, and nonprofits have all worked to bring the US territory back online.

Cutting Regulations Could Entice 5G Network Investment, says FCC Commissioner

Nationwide high-speed internet promises many benefits but still relies on private companies to foot the infrastructure bill.

U.S. Government’s Hurricane-Hunting Satellite Scheduled to Launch Next Month

NOAA's sending a high-powered replacement into space to boost its weather forecasting capabilities.

FCC Approves Google's Project Loon to Go to Puerto Rico

Giant floating balloons could help Puerto Rico communicate again.

After Harvey Took Out Communications, FEMA Set Up Its Own

The agency’s D.C.-based command center keeps feds on the same page in the wake of the storm.

FCC Asks for Help Fixing Faulty Broadband Provider Data

The agency wants to correct and refine information on broadband coverage in different areas of the country.

Microsoft to Expand Broadband in Rural Areas

The tech giant wants to bring more internet to more people.

Air Traffic Control Can Text Flight Crews. FAA Says It's Safer Than Radio, But Is It Secure?

A watchdog wants to ensure outsiders can’t interfere with flight safety communications.