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Washington's Interest in Precision Drugs is Innovation, Not Cost

As House, Senate, and White House attention shifts toward biomedical innovation, the high cost of specialty drugs remains unaddressed.

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CNN and FAA Team Up to Test Drones

The FAA is considering the technology that Amazon would use to deliver packages remotely.

OPM Gives Agencies Permission to Fast-Track Hiring of Digital Teams

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Agencies will now have greater latitude to hire digital services experts on a temporary basis.

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Video: How to Take Sharper Photos With Your Smartphone

Quick tips to be a better smartphone photographer.

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Committee Approves Plans for DHS Social Media Group

The group would assess the best ways to use social media before, during and after terrorist attacks or other emergencies.

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SpaceX’s Mission Today Tested if it Can Protect Astronauts on its Spaceship

SpaceX has to prove it can get astronauts away from its rocket as fast as possible in the event of an emergency.

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How to Use Mobile Phone Data for Good Without Invading Anyone’s Privacy

Call-data records show the true nature of social networks and human movement.

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CNN and FAA Team Up to Test Drones

The FAA is considering the technology that Amazon would use to deliver packages remotely.

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By Infusing Government Services with Tech, Sweden Aims to Bolster Social Welfare and Democracy

Some of the most popular government apps are those that let citizens manage and monitor their personal benefits, such as Social Security, parental leave and sick days.

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Lessons Learned from Australia's Chief Technology Officer

Australian government’s chief technology officer, John Sheridan, is a big proponent of taking small steps to achieve large, federal IT service goals.

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Republicans May Offer Short-Term Extension of Patriot Act Surveillance

A standoff over overhauling the NSA’s surveillance authorities is getting wrapped up in a broader Senate fight about Iran, highway funding and an international trade deal.

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This Is What the Next Generation of Google Glass Could Look Like

In a patent awarded to Google today, the company outlined a curved display system for a head-mounted wearable computer.

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Does FITARA Guidance Go Far Enough in Optimizing Software Licenses?

Here are the four levels of software license optimization maturity -- currently in use by private industry -- can could ferret out the billions of dollars of waste in federal software spend.

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