DARPA Wants to Make Underground Maps on the Fly

The agency is challenging teams to build systems that chart caves, tunnels and underground urban infrastructure.

The Pentagon's Startup Outreach Office is No Longer an Experiment

Officials renamed the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental to show the permanence of the program.

Google’s Larry Page Thinks We’ll Soon Be Soaring Over Traffic in These Cute Flying Cars He’s Building

For now, the Flyer is clearly a novelty, meant to appeal to the ambitions and pocketbooks of wealthy hobbyists.

Improve Your Agency's Customer Experience in 8 Steps

ACT-IAC unveiled a playbook for overhauling citizen-facing services.

Pentagon Expands Mobile Device Management Services

DISA is offering new unclassified services to Defense Department mission partners.

White House Sets Top Research & Development Priorities for 2020

Expect artificial intelligence, quantum computing and space travel to get budgetary attention in fiscal 2020.

How GSA is Helping Small Businesses Get Contracts Faster

A newly launched pilot program lets the agency’s contracting experts help push deals over the finish line.

Waymo Just Laid Out Its Vision For a Driverless Future

The company wants to incorporate ride-sharing into its business model.

White House Seeks Input on Reskilling Feds and Upgrading Agency Services

As part of its government reorganization, the administration wants advice on how to establish the tech-focused GEAR Center.

Acquisition Professionals Place Little Importance on Innovation, Survey Finds

Respondents found some recurring challenges were offset by an improvement in acquisition talent.

DARPA Plans Bugbot ‘Olympics’ to Foster Breakthrough in Tiny Machines

Redesigning tiny motors and limbs could make microbots a reality.

Here’s Proof That H-1B Workers Make American Companies More Innovative

These immigrants play a key role in addressing the U.S.’s acute skills-crunch.

The Pentagon Wants to Bring Mind-Controlled Tech To Troops

The Defense Department’s research arm is working on a project that connects human operators’ brains to the systems they’re controlling—and vice versa.

Pentagon Seeks an Edge in Quantum Computing

The Pentagon’s research arm wants to get up to speed on quantum computing before China and other adversaries.

AI Is Getting Closer to Replacing Animal Testing

The algorithm can predict results from nine different tests.

Google’s High-Altitude Internet Balloons Could Soon Connect Rural Kenya

If implemented, the project could have the potential of extending online connectivity to thousands of people across Kenya.