Russian Hackers Will Try ‘Again and Again,’ Warns Samantha Power

In her parting speech, Obama’s UN ambassador says it is ‘naive’ to think Russia won’t keep meddling to destabilize the West.

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Transparency Group Sues for FBI Records on Russian Hacking


The Electronic Privacy Information Center cites an “urgent public interest” in the records being released.

Read more January 19, 2017 Leave a comment

New Category Management Brass Coming to GSA


The Office of Information Technology Category welcomes two officials from FCC and Treasury.

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The EU Is Exploring Legal Personhood for Robots

For the time being, robots don’t need civil rights—they have a hard enough time walking, let alone marching—but the European Union doesn’t expect that to be the case forever.


High-Tech Features That Make Passports Secure

The flimsy pages and patriotic designs betray just how many security measures are hidden inside.

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What Will Trump’s Tech C-Suite Look Like?

It’s unclear whether the president-elect will replace the chief technology officer or other positions created during Obama’s term.


Donald Trump Might Only Have 360,000 Active Twitter Followers

His tweets make headlines every day, but who's really reading them?


US Soldiers Will Be Armed With Machine Translators to Kill Communication Woes

Communication is critical in most professions, but in some, clear verbal exchanges can mean the difference between life and death.


US Digital Service Gets New Leader

Former Google guy Matt Cutts will serve as acting administrator.


How Should Agencies Address the Big Data Opportunity?

Even with aging infrastructure and tight budgets, agencies can take advantage of the growing amount of information available.


Why GAO’s Bid Protest Dismissals for Alliant 2 Are a Big Deal

The Alliant sequel emphasizes value, not lowest price.


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