Even Short Government Shutdowns Impact Contractors

Prolonged funding lapse could have a significant impact on companies' cash flow and their employees' paychecks.

Amazon Won't Ask Your Old Salary, a Rule That May Actually Hurt Women

Amazon plans to hire at least 100,000 new employees in the US this year.

Apple CEO Says iPhone Users Will Soon Be Able to Disable Battery Management

The company is continuing its apology tour for intentionally slowing down phones.

Beltway Hosts 3 Amazon HQ2 Finalists

Amazon narrows the 238 proposals it received to build its next headquarters to 20 finalists.

When Will Astronauts Launch From U.S. Soil Again?

NASA is hopeful SpaceX and Boeing will soon free the country from dependency on Russia, but delays abound.

Google To Build 3 Undersea Internet Cables

The company hopes to create more reliable connectivity for international customers.

Microsoft Develops Virtual Reality For Disaster Response

What's the best way to evacuate a building during an earthquake? VR can show you.

3 Steps to Effective Application Modernization

Even after convincing pitches, agencies need to choose the right technology based on their overall business goals.

Controversial Anti-Sex Trafficking Bill Could Get Vote This Month

But lawmakers could face an uphill battle reconciling the bill with its tech-friendly House counterpart.

GSA Plans to Formalize Cyber Rules for Contractors

The agency will accept public comments about the regulations later this year.

The Newest $1 Billion Startup Is Led By One of Tech’s Youngest Female CEOs

The archetype of success in Silicon Valley may be slowly changing.

Apple’s iCloud Service in China Will Be Managed by a Data Firm Started by the Government

With so much of its business—both in sales and manufacturing—in China, Apple has stay on Beijing’s good side.

James Damore Is Suing Google for Discriminating Against White Males

The Ex-Google Engineer filed a complaint in California state court.

A High-Stakes Dress Rehearsal for SpaceX

Elon Musk plans to launch the Falcon Heavy later this month—but first, the rocket has to survive a big test.

8 Overly Confident, Mostly Pessimistic Predictions About Tech in 2018

The bankification of Big Tech, a strange profusion of wheeled vehicles, and more predictions about the year to come.

In 2017, Silicon Valley Got Cozier with China. In 2018, Washington Will Get Frostier

Here are some of the most significant moves by U.S. tech firms and Washington over the past year.