CIO Briefing

The drone secrets inside John Brennan

No one knows more about the CIA's drone base in Saudi Arabia than Brennan.

Emerging Tech

Iran sent a monkey into space

Iran considers the launch a prelude to sending humans into space.

CIO Briefing

Latest flu numbers paint the picture of an epidemic

The Centers for Disease Control is set to release its weekly flu advisory report on Friday.

Emerging Tech

FAA orders review of all Boeing 787 Dreamliners

The safety review of the plane comes after two more dangerous incidents raised concerns about their integrity.

CIO Briefing

North Korea's rocket needs some work

Satellite images indicate the rocket is being removed from its launch pad and being dismantled.

Emerging Tech

The Chinese want to know why their news is on Twitter and they aren't

The Communist Party's official Twitter account has caused outrage among Chinese citizens stuck behind the country's Firewall.

CIO Briefing

See how Syria's Internet disappeared

The Syrian government claims that terrorists have cut the major cables supplying internet connections to the country.

IT Modernization

Romney's get out the vote plan was a complete disaster

The Republican campaign's Project Orca web app hindered volunteer efforts

Cybersecurity

Did Iran hack the world's biggest oil company?

Saudi Aramco, the world's most valuable company, has been hit by a nasty computer virus

Cybersecurity

Credit card hackers strike at Barnes & Noble

Thieves gained access to PIN numbers by hacking into the keypads on store counters

CIO Briefing

Iran says two nuclear sites were hit by explosions

Iranian nuclear scientist blames the two separate explosions on sabotage.

CIO Briefing

U.S. sending drones to hunt Libyan attackers

CNN reports that the United States will send unmanned drones to Libya to look for jihadist camps, as the White House now accepts the belief that the Benghazi attack was the premeditated work of terrorists

IT Modernization

Police surveillance of cell phones is skyrocketing

Requests for information require a search warrant unless they are for emergencies.

CIO Briefing

Drone strike continues thanks to Obama's 'kill list'

A New York Times report raises questions about the Obama administration's list of terrorist targets.

Data

The U.S. government has collected more data than it could ever possibly read

Only 40 percent of government IT professionals say their agency is analyzing collected data.

Emerging Tech

Google's self-driving cars get their first learner's permit

Nevada's Department of Motor Vehicles awarded the first official license for an autonomous car.