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NASA's Next Frontier Is Washington

The space agency is in limbo as it waits for direction from Trump and a Republican-controlled Congress.

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Trade Groups: Other Countries Might Mirror DHS' Social Media Vetting For Travelers, And That's a Cyberthreat

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DHS Secretary John Kelly's suggestion that foreign travelers may be required to hand over their social media accounts could violate privacy and cybersecurity standards, several trade groups have said.

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DHS Advisory Group Approves Data Breach Notification Best Practices

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Advisers wanted to ensure the notifications aren’t mistaken for phishing attempts.

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SpaceX’s Self-Landing Rocket is a Flying Robot Great at Math

Landing spacecraft is fundamental to exploring our solar system.

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Video: These Apps Will Help You Find a Parking Spot

Avoid circling around the block for 20 minutes.

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Why Some Apps Use Fake Progress Bars

Designers use “benevolent deception” to trick users into trusting the system.

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Auditor Thrashes 18F for IT Security Vulnerabilities, 18F Staffers Shoot Back

18F staffers say the report confuses security with checking boxes.

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Want to Chat with Shakespeare? AI Bots Will Soon Allow Us to Talk to the Dead

New chatbot programs are being developed to keep our knowledge active after our physical being passes away.

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The Post-Human World

A conversation about the end of work, individualism, and the human species with the historian Yuval Harari

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UPS Is Testing Drones That Allow Its Delivery Trucks to Be in Two Places at Once

Spending all day waiting for a package delivery may one day be a thing of the past.

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Could Segmentation Restore the Federal Cybersecurity Perimeter?

Using segmentation requires thinking about cybersecurity in a way almost completely opposite of tradition.

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Hackers Target Journalists, Tribal Members and Use Forged Cookies

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

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SpaceX’s Launch This Weekend Is a Monument to Space Capitalism—Just Ask NASA

This marks the beginning of a new phase of American operations in space.

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