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.

HHS is Using Data to Fight Opioid Abuse, Fraud and Just About Everything Else

HHS’ investments in data science, people and tools are paying off in a big way.

It Looks Like the Next iPhone Will Have a New Type of Charging Cable

It can send and receive far more power and data than a traditional USB cables.

VA’s Billion-Dollar Health Records Project Will Be Tracked by New House Subcommittee

Lawmakers worry the department’s lack of leadership and hiccups in Defense’s rollout of its MHS Genesis platform could derail the $16 billion project.

Civic Tech in a Time of Technopessimism

Since 2016, the technology industry has been looking for answers. Code for America might have one.

CIA Official: Cloud Is More Secure Than Old Tech, Less 'Soul-Crushing'

Is cloud more secure than traditional government data centers? The CIA seems to think so.

White House Reorganization Addresses Cyber Workforce Gap

The White House wants to build a single, unified strategy for strengthening the cybersecurity workforce at every agency across government.

The Tech Side of Trump’s Plan to Reorganize Government

The plans would force government to get digital, as well as improve the way it provides services to citizens.