Senators Are Asking Whether Artificial Intelligence Could Violate U.S. Civil Rights Laws

Senators are pressuring government agencies to study bias in artificial intelligence.

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U.S. Must Keep Artificial Intelligence Edge to Keep Security Threats in Check, Lawmakers Say


Without heavy investment in AI research, the government risks national security and economic implications, according to a congressional report.

Commerce Department Seeks Comments on Outcome-Based Privacy Protections


The government wants to focus on what consumers should broadly expect from companies, not the methods for getting there.


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Google Introduces Data Privacy Framework Ahead of Senate Hearing

The tech company is gearing up for Congress' questions.


GSA Picks Second Agency to Get Centers of Excellence Support

The next agency will focus on IT and modernization for business processes and accounting.


The Pentagon’s New Ambassador to Silicon Valley Is Hawkish on China

The former Symantec CEO also thinks immigration is key to a tech race the U.S. is currently losing.


GSA Wants Feedback on Restructuring Its Cloud Offerings

The proposed changes add up to more than just a new name.

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Cyber Spies Don’t Have to Worry About Robots Taking Their Jobs, Intel Chief Says

The intelligence community will still need human analysts even as when machine learning does more, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats told students.


White House Unveils Plan to Dominate Quantum Technology

Agency leaders also announced hundreds of millions of dollars in research investments.


Pentagon Extends JEDI Deadline Again—With a Catch

The department is requiring bidders to deliver their proposals in person.