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YouTube's GloZell Asks Obama About the Castros, Who Put the 'D— in Dictatorship'

This is White House communications strategy in the 21st century.

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The Federal Government May be Unpopular, but Science and Tech Agencies Remain a Hit

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When it comes to tech and science government agencies, more than half of the public polled view them favorably.

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Obama Nominee Stays Mum on Fighting Patent Trolls

Michelle Lee is a popular pick to run the Patent and Trademark Office. But don’t expect her to prescribe to Congress how—or when—it should tackle patent trolls.

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Scientists Now Know How to Make Robots Less Creepy Looking

One simple gesture can turn a robot from foe to friend.

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Why Obama's Cybersecurity Plan May Not Make Americans Safer

The president's proposal promises to anonymize data. Experts don't think that will help.

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USPTO Leverages Big Data Tools to Comb Through Patents

Michelle Lee is a popular pick to run the Patent and Trademark Office. But don’t expect her to prescribe to Congress how—or when—it should tackle patent trolls.

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Why is DC's STEM Scene Lacking?

Washington, D.C., barely cracked into the top 25 best metro areas for STEM professionals, according to a new study.

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For Feds, Choosing Cloud Services is a Lot Like Dating

Know what you want and be serious about committing are sage pieces of advice that also apply to procuring cloud computing services in the federal government.

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This Is What the Republican Plan for Net Neutrality Looks Like

GOP lawmakers are desperately trying to find a compromise on Internet regulation—but Democrats are in no hurry.

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Why Can’t Robots Understand Sarcasm?

Artificial intelligence has yet to grasp some of the finer nuances of human communication.

NASA and Microsoft Have Partnered to Make Remote Work Possible on Mars

The world's foremost space agency and one of the world's largest companies are joining forces to finally put a man on Mars.

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How Crucial is a Systems Integrator? Without One, You Might Wind up with HealthCare.gov

One of the most obvious missteps cited by auditors was the lack of a lead systems integrator to oversee all of the project’s moving parts.

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