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  • Army health platform embraces the fitness-tracking craze

    Army health platform embraces the fitness-tracking craze

    The Army is adapting its ArmyFit system to sync with smartphones and mobile fitness devices.

  • NASA building next-gen hurricane forecasting satellites

    NASA building next-gen hurricane forecasting satellites

    The Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System will allow scientists to measure ocean winds near the inner core of hurricanes -- from space.

  • overnments remain LAN-bound, but ready for the cloud

    Governments remain LAN-bound, but ready for the cloud

    A recent survey of 500 public sector technology officials finds that most government offices are ready to transition from legacy systems to cloud-based technologies and citizen-friendly software.

  • The FBI has a new home base for biometric tech research

    The FBI has a new home base for biometric tech research

    The Biometric Technology Center will support ongoing collaboration between the FBI’s Biometric Center of Excellence and the Department of Defense’s Forensics and Biometrics Agency.

  • DHS gives CSP nod to Lockheed Martin

    DHS gives CSP nod to Lockheed Martin

    The Department of Homeland Security has accredited Lockheed Martin as a Commercial Service Provider under the department’s Enhanced Cybersecurity Services.

  • smart cities

    8 cities win innovation support

    Bloomberg Philanthropies selected eight cities for its What Works Cities initiative, a $42 million program to help 100 cities enhance their use of data to improve the lives of residents.

  • FAA works with university on drone management

    FAA works with university on drone management

    University of Nevada-Reno researchers are working with the Federal Aviation Administration to develop a low-altitude management system to handle fast-moving, smaller aircraft as they cruise through increasingly crowded skies.

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  • NASA cubesat

    NASA to give CubeSats a lift

    Anticipating launch opportunities for the mini satellites, NASA invites researchers to submit proposals for CubeSat research.

  • Congress.gov gets upgrades

    Congress.gov gets usability upgrades

    Prompted by user feedback, the most recent enhancements focus on customer experience, accounts and alerts, browsing and appropriation tables.

  • HHS awards grants to support states

    HHS awards grants to support states' health data sharing

    The Department of Health and Human Services awarded the Advance Interoperable Health Information Technology Services program with $29.6 million to support health care information sharing.