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Why You Can’t Share Your Health Records With a Tap of Your Phone--Yet

The key issue is security.

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HHS Posts Draft Electronic Health Record Standards

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The department is collecting comments until October.

IARPA's New 3-D Mapping Effort: Drones, Sensors and No Humans

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The intelligence agency wants technology that can automatically recreate a geographic scene, including buildings, from sensor data.

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Russia-Backed DNC Hackers Strike Washington Think Tanks

The same Kremlin-backed group that hacked the Pentagon, State Department and DNC targeted D.C. insiders last week.

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Iran's Own Internet

The country has been blocking certain websites for more than a decade. Now, it’s creating an intranet entirely Iranian.

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What Futuristic Tech Will You See In Your Lifetime?

Find out which innovations are just around the corner.

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Report: If DOD Doesn't Embrace Open Source, It'll 'Be Left Behind'

Currently, the department uses open source software “infrequently and on an ad hoc basis,” unlike tech companies like Google, Amazon and Facebook that wouldn’t exist without open source software.

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Silicon Valley May Finally Get Special Approval for Foreign Founders to Enter the US

The hardest part of building a startup for many is just arriving in the United States.

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Baltimore Police Say Aerial Surveillance Not a 'Secret Spy Program'

The department has been using technology developed for Iraq war operations on the city since January, and failed to tell the public.

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When Computers Learn Human Languages, They Also Learn Human Prejudices

This is the same kind of computer program that powers Google’s search interface, Apple’s Siri and many other kinds of software that interact with human language.

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NASA-Funded Experiment to Mimic Life on Mars Has Ended

Six people just lived on "Mars" for a whole year.

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FBI: Hackers Target 2 State Election Databases

An FBI bulletin warns of possibly linked attacks on two states' election databases.

A HI-SEAS crew member from a previous mission explores 'Mars' in Hawaii.

A NASA-funded, Year-long Experiment in Hawaii to Mimic Life on Mars Has Come to an End

What will it take to survive the three-year long trip to the red planet?

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