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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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Expired Security Certificates Locked DHS Employees Out of Network

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The agency is checking other expirations to avoid other hiccups, an official said.

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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The Man Who Led the Syrian Train-and-Equip Effort Wants A Cultural Translation App

The complex, delicate missions of today and tomorrow need a better way to bring fused intelligence to operators.

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The Countries With the World’s Fastest Mobile Internet

Some places clock over 30 megabits per second on average.

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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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DHS Advisory Group Approves Data Breach Notification Best Practices

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

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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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