Carter to Engineers: Give 'New Capabilities to Old Platforms'

At a Navy R&D lab, the defense secretary reveals a deeply layered concept of 'innovation' — and a geek's love for tech

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OPM’s Troubled IT Upgrade Project on Track to Get Millions More in Funding


A new watchdog report finds funding for the project remains an issue in part because of poor planning by the agency.

Homeland Security Wants Its Own Contract Vehicle for Agile Services


DHS is considering making its own agencywide contract, like GSA’s Agile BPA.


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The Promise of Terrapattern: The Visual Search Engine for Satellite Imagery

Finding empty pools for skateboarding has never been so easy.


Digital Spring-Cleaning TIps to Help Speed Up and Secure Your Devices

IT experts say it’s good practice to refresh your digital spaces at least once a year.


Researchers Say Using Your Smartphone Excessively Gives You Faux-ADHD

Less than a decade after the introduction of the first iPhone, more people reach for their smartphones first thing in the morning than reach for coffee, a toothbrush, or even the partner lying next to them in bed.


Pentagon Is Building Massive Hub of Insider Threat Data

Some civil liberties advocates say the system could create a culture of mutual suspicion that silences whistle-blowers.

NASA Is Trying to Figure Out Why its New Inflatable Space House Won't Expand

The space agency has put on hold the scheduled deployment of a new module on the International Space Station after it failed to expand.

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Congressman: Why Is The White House Exempt from Federal Cyber Rules?

The Executive Office of the President hasn’t submitted a FISMA audit since 2009.