International Space Station Astronauts Are About to Eat the First Vegetables Grown in Space

Red lettuce is the leafy green of choice.

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Why More Agencies are Turning to Twitter to Recruit New Talent


Social media can be a helpful tool for federal agencies looking to recruit top talent, a new report says.

Q&A: The Future of Wearables in Government


The future for wearables in government looks bright, but only with the necessary security measures.

Read moreAugust 27, 2015Leave a comment

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Federal Court Overturns Ruling Against NSA Mass-Surveillance Program

The bulk-collection program was reined in earlier this summer when Congress passed the USA Freedom Act.

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Can Google Convince Europe It Isn’t Evil?

Google’s bellicose response to Europe’s antitrust charges belie the uphill battle the search giant faces.


US Military Is Replacing the Humvee with a Huge Truck that Looks Like an Angry Shark

Given the casualties caused by roadside bombs in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Pentagon has been fiending for a more robust, faster vehicle.


Google Sternly Rebukes Europe’s Antitrust Charges

Europe’s case against the search giant is “wrong as a matter of fact, law and economics,” Google wrote.


Video: Meet Buddy, the Robot that Will Help Protect and Connect You

A lot of high-powered tech, wrapped up in an adorable package.


Why Federal CIO Tony Scott Hates the End-of-Year IT Spending Spree

"That's just a really bad way to run IT,” says one of the Obama administration's top techies.

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Why NASA’s 20-Year-Old Astronaut Hiring Process Still Works Today

Putting several extremely talented, smart and confident people into space together requires the ultimate in teamwork, physical and mental toughness, and psychological agility.

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Inside the Massive IRS Data Breach

A rare detailed look behind the scenes from a security expert who was also a victim in the breach.


Feds Urge Energy Companies to Ramp Up Cyber Protections

NIST wants utilities companies to keep people from gaining unauthorized access to buildings, networks, data and control systems, potentially triggering power outages.