FCC Unanimously Strikes Down NFL Blackout Rule

Commissioner calls the ruling a "victory for fans."

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Army Network Hacked By Gamers Seeking Apache Helicopter Simulator


$100M worth of proprietary data on Xbox, Call of Duty, and other entertainment poached.

Read moreOctober 1, 2014Leave a comment

Why a Refrigerator-Sized Spacecraft Could be Humanity’s Best Hope Against Solar Storms


A refrigerator-sized spacecraft will give scientists advance notice of a solar storm affecting Earth.

Read moreOctober 1, 2014Leave a comment

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There’s a Good Chance You’re Reading This on a Damaged Mobile Device

48% of smartphone users report that they are currently using a damaged device.


Video: What Crazy Tech Idea Could Become Real?

Thought-based communication? It could happen.


Police Around the Country Are Distributing Software That Makes It Easier to Hack Your Computer

ComputerCOP is intended to protect children from predators lurking on the Internet, but an investigation finds the program actually makes computers more vulnerable to abuse.

Nextgov The Ralph Lauren Spring 2015 collection is modeled during New York Fashion Week, Sept. 11, 2014.

From Off-the-Rack to Off-the-Shelf: What the Federal IT Community Can Learn from New York Fashion Week

The fashion industry grasps the importance of leveraging brands unlike any other industry. The federal IT community should take note.


Watchdog: Don’t Rule Out Organic Kitty Litter as Culprit in Nuclear Waste Radiation Leak

DOE IG says Los Alamos Lab did not assess chemical incompatibility problems.

Nextgov Attorney General Eric Holder

New Encryption Measures from Google and Apple Could Endanger Children, Eric Holder Says

Attorney general criticizes tech companies for locking the back door to user data.

Nextgov In February 2013, the 150-foot-wide asteroid 2012 DA14 passed close by Earth.

US Is Saving Nukes So It Can Blow Up Asteroids

The government isn't destroying older bombs on schedule, because it might need them for "planetary defense."


Tangled Up in FOIA Requests, Agencies Turn to Technology

Think user experience to simplify back-end processes.

Nextgov The Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington, DC.

Veterans Benefits Administration Gets New Communications Chief

Seasoned public affairs director Boone started at VBA last week.