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Patent Office Celebrates 10-Millionth Award as Inventors Complain

After 228 years, agency is accused of wrong wording on owners’ rights to exclude.

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How Exactly Do You Establish a Space Force?

President Trump has directed his military advisers to create a sixth military branch devoted to the cosmos, but doing so may require an act of Congress.

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SEC 'Forces Innovation' With New Data Science Program and a Massive IT Contract

The SEC is doing IT differently than it used to in the name of innovation.

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Draft Reauthorization Pushes NTIA to Investigate Telecom Cyber Supply Chain Threats

The draft bill also orders a study on advanced location tech for mobile 9-1-1.

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Eyes Closed in Photos? Facebook AI Can 'Open' Them

The AI can paint new eyes over your blinking ones.

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Can a Small Business Take Over DISA’s $1B Perimeter Security Contract?

The defense agency issued two RFIs asking small and disadvantaged businesses whether they can support the Gateway Security program.

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On the Theft and Reuse of Advanced Offensive Cyber Weapons

Last year, North Korea and Russia used a vulnerability stolen from the U.S. government to conduct the WannaCry and NotPetya ransomware attacks.

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Officials: Here’s How Not to Screw Up a $50 Billion Networking Contract

The Enterprise Infrastructure Services contract is a great opportunity for agencies to modernize, but they need to focus on people and planning to do it right.

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Commerce, Interior, Energy Top New Government Customer Experience Rankings

A new report rates how federal agencies provide customer experience.

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Senate Bill Boosts Homeland Security Cyber Funding

The bill increases spending on Homeland Security’s Einstein and Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation cyber systems.

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