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posted in March 2012
Defense Dept. seeks advantage over adversaries with next-gen processors that combine materials on a single silicon chip.
Agency plans to install next-generation architecture in satellite ground stations to replace outdated systems.
Soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan can find information on medical care, benefits, and other aid, using smartphones.
Department aims to debunk common mistakes children make when learning about science through a new mobile apps contest.
Intelligence and military agencies license the game engine behind Gears of War and Mass Effect to simulate decision-making, medical, and crime-scene scenarios.
Chicago-based ICAP Ocean Tomo will sell three portfolios comprising 12 patents as part of NASA's strategy to transfer innovations to the private sector.
Farm Service Agency wants cloud service to host aerial images of farm boundaries for agency programs.
CIA.gov now available in Arabic, French, Spanish, Chinese, and Russian.
City of Chicago, Cook County, and state of Illinois back Metro Chicago Data Convergence Cloud to give citizens access to government data from one Web portal.
National Counterterrorism Center gets more leeway to access and analyze data collected about possible terrorist activities.
Effort to help people manage electricity usage expands, with backing from nine utilities, a developer challenge from the DOE, and third-party Web and mobile apps.
Aims to generate revenue and bolster city’s profile for business, tourism, and other activities.
After a year of testing, the state's Office of Enterprise Technology has moved nearly 39,000 workers to Office 365 for collaboration and email.
NIST offers $2.6 million grant for research in new methods to overcome the limits that existing CMOS technology will reach in the next 10 to 15 years.
Army mobile apps store starts off with 12 apps for iPads and iPhones, with Android apps to come later.
Anticipating increased shipping in Arctic seaways, agency looks for new methods--such as underwater sensors--to make the harsh region safe for human activities.
VA, HUD, HHS, and rocker Jon Bon Jovi launch Project REACH to help homeless veterans connect with medical, housing, and other services.
Agency ends two-week QR-related contest--promoted only through Twitter, Facebook, and other social networks--without anyone finding all 7 posters with special codes.
Laboratory for Autonomous Systems Research will focus on innovations such as firefighting robots and unmanned underwater vehicles.
Department of the Interior plans to buy 20 new Apple tablets to streamline business operations.
Federal agencies struggle with transparency into their Freedom of Information Act responses, finds Congressional watchdog report.
Glove that complements the strength of the human hand could help astronauts and auto workers alike reduce muscle stress from gripping tools for long periods of time.
NSA's Ozone data-sharing network will be foundation for system that Army will test as part of its next Network Integration Evaluation.
Agency's first female director will take a senior executive position at the search giant.
Military warns soldiers and their families that posting location information on sites like Facebook and Foursquare could pose a security threat.
Digital mapping system, gravesite database, and other tools should improve accountability and management, Army's cemeteries director says.
Latest federal data transparency site also delivers information on White House visitors, travel payments, and more.
New law will give the public unprecedented access to public government data and supports the city's IT innovation efforts, said Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Developer challenge will reward novel ways to program small space station satellites to autonomously approach and capture objects using Velcro.
White House updates IT investment open-data site to include new accessibility features.
DARPA-funded Cheetah robot sets sprightly pace of up to 18 miles per hour. In another project, a robotic arm achieves human tasks autonomously.
Air Force Mobility Command awards $9.36 million contract to Executive Technology to procure up to 18,000 iPads to serve as electronic flight manuals.
Defense Information Systems Agency has second outage incident in about four months.
Agencies must find environmentally friendly ways to dispose of or recycle PCs, laptops, mobile devices, printers, and other electronics used in federal offices.
Common, inexpensive technologies are being used by foreign adversaries to build ‘military grade' systems, the Defense agency testifies.