NASA's New Solar Ship May Revolutionize Space Exploration

The future of space travel is here.

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Contracting Docs: OPM Seeks to Tighten IT Security of Background Investigation Companies


OPM first inserted updated IT security clauses into existing contracts in April.

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HHS Deciding Whether to Revive its Future Tech Prediction Project


A new, higher-tech system could update the discontinued program, which identified medical technology worth further research.

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Nextgov President Barack Obama walks in with Chuck Canterbury, President Grand Lodge Fraternal Order of Police, right, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, May 15, 2015.

Hackers Doxx Fraternal Order of Police, Exploit Alibaba’s Cloud, and Bop TaxSlayer

Just another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.


4 Best Practices to Refresh Government Operations

The concept of modernization isn’t a cut and paste option. Every organization must align IT goals with their particular business needs to be effective.

Nextgov The Internal Revenue Service Building, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, in Washington.

Speed Dialer Aims to Profit off IRS' Terrible Customer Service

Software helps route paying customer to a breathing person within 1 to 6 minutes at an IRS call center notorious for its lengthy hold times.


Twitter Steps Up Efforts To Combat ISIS

The social media giant says it is increasing efforts to combat extremism on the site.

Nextgov A general view of Levi's Stadium in San Francisco.

Video: A Look at the Impressive Tech Inside Super Bowl 50

The Levi's Stadium boasts 400 miles of cables, 700 security cameras and Wi-Fi boxes placed every 100 seats to ensure 70,000 attendees will be able to connect with their smartphones.


Join Nextgov and Defense One on Feb. 10: Tech Modernization in Focus

David Bray and Frank Konieczny will be two of several featured speakers at the event titled, “Transforming Defense and Federal IT for a Modern World."


New Microchip Could Increase Military Intelligence Powers

A military-funded breakthrough in microchips opens the door to portable deep learning.


This NASA Spacecraft Will Set Sail Propelled Entirely by Sunlight

NASA hopes it can reach the edge of the universe in 20 years.

Before NASA Could Land on the Moon, the Soviet Union Had to Crash Land There

Crashing is seldom a good idea. But sometimes it has to be done.


The Intelligence Community’s Big Budget Challenge

The report suggests IT spending will essentially stagnate through 2020, with estimated IT spending at $9.5 billion by then.