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    Facial recognition authenticates cruise ship passengers

    Facial recognition technology is being tested to authenticate passengers as they disembark from cruise ships.

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    Smart city grant challenge

    The Smart Cities Council is accepting applications for its 2018 Readiness Challenge Grant.

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    OPM CIO heads to Michigan

    Office of Personnel Management CIO David DeVries will become Michigan's new CIO and director of the Department of Technology, Management and Budget.

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    San Diego libraries install self-checkout kiosks

    The machines will allow the libraries to better manage the increasing number of patrons.

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    VA plans refresh of PTSD apps

    The Department of Veterans Affairs is seeking developers to update its suite of mobile apps that help veterans address posttraumatic stress disorder.

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    NIH's Biowulf gets HPC infusion

    The upgrade to National Institutes of Health's supercomputing cluster includes additional compute nodes, processors and storage.

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    Microsoft adds services to Azure Government Cloud

    The Cognitive Services White Glove Program is designed to help agencies develop AI-enabled applications, and Azure Media Analytics uses machine learning technology to improve video analysis.

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    DOD plans for better biosurveillance

    The Defense Threat Reduction Agency wants to enhance its Biosurveillance Ecosystem so it can support more data sources and analytics.

  • california earthquake (Crystal Eye Studio/Shutterstock.com)

    USGS to tweak software after false earthquake alert

    The process will now include a human to verify changes are correct before updates are made.

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    Drone finds hikers in search and rescue effort

    The Douglas County, Colo., Search and Rescue Team was able to locate lost hikers in just a few hours.

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