Tag "Government"

DARPA wants to teach and test ‘common sense’ for AI

October 12, 2018 0

It’s a funny thing, AI. It can identify objects in a fraction of a second, imitate the human voice and recommend new music, but most

VP Pence calls on Google to end work on a search engine for China

October 5, 2018 0

On Thursday, Vice President Mike Pence called for Google to end its development of a search engine custom built to accommodate China’s disposition for censorship.

IRS can do more to protect against tax fraudsters, watchdog says

September 27, 2018 0

A government watchdog has said that the Internal Revenue Service could do more to prevent tax fraud if it invested more money in ensuring that

Facebook policy head makes a surprising cameo at the Kavanaugh hearing

September 27, 2018 0

Facebook might be doing its best to stay out of political scandals in the latter half of 2018, but the company had a presence, front

Bipartisan bill seeks to elevate the federal CIO position

September 26, 2018 0

On Wednesday, Texas Rep. Will Hurd and Illinois Rep. Robin Kelly introduced a bipartisan bill that would reorganize how IT is managed throughout the federal

FCC cracks the whip on 5G deployment against protests of local governments

September 26, 2018 0

The FCC is pushing for speedy deployment of 5G networks nationwide with an order adopted today that streamlines what it perceives as a patchwork of

NASA’s bold-ish plan for the next era takes us to the moon and Mars… eventually

September 26, 2018 0

NASA has issued a report summarizing its official plans for exploring our solar system, and it makes for exciting reading — if you don’t mind

The New York Times sues the FCC to investigate Russian interference in Net Neutrality decision

September 23, 2018 0

The ongoing saga over the FCC’s handling of public comments to its net neutrality proposal continues after The New York Times sued the organization for

Singapore is the crypto sandbox that Asia needs

September 22, 2018 0

Singapore Blockchain Week happened this past week. While there have been a few announcements from companies, some of the most interesting updates have come from regulators,

Trump’s new cyber strategy eases rules on use of government cyberweapons

September 21, 2018 0

The Trump administration’s new cyber strategy out this week isn’t much more than a stringing together of previously considered ideas. In the 40-page document, the