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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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