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White House Requests More Than $17.4 Billion for Federal Cyber Efforts

Under the president’s 2020 budget proposal, the Pentagon’s cyber coffers would grow while funds for some civilian agencies dry up.

IT Spending Holds Steady in Trump’s Budget

Civilian agencies would get more and the Defense Department less in the president’s budget proposal.

Trump Seeks ‘Historic’ Federal Spending Cuts to Boost Defense and Border Wall

Most agencies would see significant cuts; EPA, State and Transportation would be hardest hit.

Trump Budget Request Seeks $150 Million for Tech Modernization Fund

The president’s fiscal 2020 budget proposal asks for lots of IT spending in defense, border surveillance tech and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Here's What One Tech Titan Thinks a National AI Strategy Should Be

A feasible national AI strategy will foster innovation, create new employment opportunities, and remove murky policy barriers, Intel said.

How to Fund an Unfunded Artificial Intelligence Mandate

Early adopters of robotic process automation may have an advantage on the race to AI.

White House Establishes National Quantum Coordination Office

The new office will help coordinate quantum efforts across the government and private sector.

White House Says Agencies Need Industry Help to Execute National AI Strategy

Reforming regulations around artificial intelligence requires an intimate understanding of the tech, which is something most agencies don’t have, according to the Trump administration’s AI chief.

NASA Is Rushing to the Moon

In the agency’s most ambitious dreams, it will be testing moon-landing systems within the next five years.

Trump Calls For More Biometric Scans, Data Sharing To Stop Terrorism

International travelers can expect to see more facial recognition and other biometric technologies per the latest national security strategy document.

White House Orders Agencies to Defend the Skies From Cyberattacks

In its National Strategy for Aviation Security, the Trump administration called on the government to be more proactive in spotting threats to U.S. airspace.

Trump Science Adviser Stresses the Benefits of Private Research Funding

Kelvin Droegemeier tells academic groups he favors stronger industry ties.

Here’s What Technology Modernization Fund Dollars Are Doing Now

Three projects have awarded contracts so far and two have already spent a combined $6 million to date.

White House Unveils a National Artificial Intelligence Initiative

The executive order calls for agencies to focus on AI, but details and funds are sparse.

White House CIO Needs Contractor to Help with App Development

The Office of the CIO put out a notice on a new five-year contract to assist with all sorts of application management needs.