Massachusetts non-profit is offering a $10,000 prize for innovative programs or promising ideas.
DARPA's new Biological Technology Office will create defense technology at the intersection of biology and the other physical sciences.
George Mason University and Prince William County have opened the Simulation and Game Institute on the school's Prince William Campus to encourage entrepreneurship in serious gaming.
Penn State will be the first university in the nation to directly oversee an online auction, where winners will receive licensing rights to patents derived from faculty research in the College of Engineering.
Taxpayers can now check the status of their federal income tax refund and request their tax return with the updated IRS2Go mobile application.
Law enforcement units will begin to use wireless technology to monitor the internal body temperature of K9s to protect them from heat-related conditions.
Mid-Atlantic Research and Education Exchange opens a new data network exchange to provide backup connectivity and direct peering links to major regional research institutions.
Teams from the Naval Research Laboratory and the Defense Threat Reduction Agency use Android-based handhelds to test and transmit field information on tropical diseases.
By combining principles of big data analytics with software analysis, DARPA wants to make significant advances in the way software is built, debugged, verified, maintained and understood.
Increasingly, the technology is being used for retention analysis, fraud detection, medical diagnosis and risk assessment in both the public and private sectors.