People Are Calling In to a New 'Criminal Alien' Hotline With Reports of Extraterrestrials

On Wednesday, the administration launched a new office to “assist victims of crimes committed by criminal aliens.” Some rang in with reports of UFOs.

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Federal Cloud Spending Has Stalled, Report Says


The slowdown could be a blip in the market's double-digit growth.


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The Rise of the Health Care Robots

The robots are coming and they want you to get well soon. 

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Ransomware is On the Rise and Getting More Expensive

Americans are more willing to pay up, a survey found.

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McCaul: Expect a Major IT Modernization Push after Cyber Executive Order

The effort to modernize government technology will likely be driven by Rep. Will Hurd’s legislation, the House Homeland chairman said.

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Pentagon’s Top Techie Needs Purchasing Power of Closest Allies, Former DOD CIO Says

The country's closest allies have CIO counterparts who can make small investments promising technology. Not so in the U.S.

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Powerful Algorithms Need a New Formula, Not More Transparency, To Be Kept in Check

Algorithms are complicated so exposing the code behind them won’t make them more understandable, says Microsoft.


How Should We Treat Our Military Robots?

Increasingly human-like automated weapons demand an honest accounting of our emotional responses to them.


Built to Change: The New Model for Federal IT Modernization

Instead of purchasing what's built to last, the government should think about purchasing with change in mind.

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US Space Firms Tell Washington: China Will Take Over the Moon If You’re Not Careful

The US space industry is prodding the US government into refreshing its outdated laws on commercial activity beyond Earth.


TSA Awards Accenture $64M for Agile IT Modernization

The Department of Homeland Security has been ramping up agile efforts.


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