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.


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.


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

The AI can paint new eyes over your blinking ones.


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.


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.


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.


Commerce, Interior, Energy Top New Government Customer Experience Rankings

A new report rates how federal agencies provide customer experience.


Senate Bill Boosts Homeland Security Cyber Funding

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