Argonne sets new marks for high-speed data transfer

Argonne sets new marks for high-speed data transfer

Argonne National Laboratory researchers moved 65 terabytes of data between storage centers in Ottawa and New Orleans in under 100 minutes.

Howe big science is cutting big data down to size

How science is cutting big data down to size

Researchers are developing set of data management tools that could be used across the scientific community.

DOD opens the hunt for disruptive tech

DOD opens the hunt for disruptive tech

The Defense Department issues a call for ideas and technologies for its Long Range Research and Development Plan.

Marines expand training field with augmented reality

Marines expand training field with augmented reality

The Marine Corps is testing an augmented reality system from the Office of Naval Research that is transforming the way Marines prepare for combat.

DARPA sees transparent IT as window on new threats

DARPA sees transparent IT as window on new threats

The DOD research agency wants to develop techniques for seeing more deeply into today’s opaque networks to more effectively combat advanced persistent threats.

5G wireless networking explained

5G will power the Internet of Things – and governments

Although 5G technology is still at a nascent stage of development, citizens and government will soon demand it to power a real-time connected world.

DARPA’s EDICT would boost WAN resilience

DARPA’s EDICT would boost WAN resilience

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is expected to launch a research effort to strengthen the resilience and security of military wide-area networks.

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaking at the 2014 Reagan National Defense Forum

Hagel outlines new Defense innovation efforts

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced a new Defense Innovation Initiative that will identify and develop advanced technologies, ensuring that the United States has a competitive technological advantage.

Trans-Atlantic ESnet

High-speed transatlantic network supports faster data exchange

When the Large Hadron Collider comes back online in spring 2015, ESnet will be ready to handle the vastly increased data load.

Advanced tech saves agencies energy, costs

How the US will build a power-hungry future with less energy

Sensor networks, artificial intelligence and building simulators are helping agencies lower energy consumption and costs.

Researchers pilot future of air traffic system for drones

Researchers pilot air traffic control system for drones

NASA, industry and university researches race to find air traffic control systems best suited to managing unmanned vehicles in domestic airspace.

FAA, industry to speed NextGen tech deployment

FAA, industry to speed NextGen tech deployment

Federal Aviation Administration announced that the agency and the aviation community have agreed on a plan that accelerates the delivery of key NextGen technologies over the next three years.

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