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    The National Institute of Standards and Technology awarded a contract to operate a Federally Funded Research and Development Center dedicated to securing nation's information systems.

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    Genomic researchers compared two commercial cloud services, benchmarking their performance and cost.

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  • Coalition to reinforce civic tech in mid-Atlantic region

    The Chesapeake Crescent Initiative has organized a public-private partnership to help cities strengthen their technology foundations, harden their resiliency and optimize services.

  • NOAA updates Whale Alert app

    Mariners and the public on the West Coast can now use the iOS app to help decrease the risk of injury or death to whales from ship strikes.

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  • CDC seeks all-in-one tool for disease data tracking

    CDC seeks all-in-one tool for disease data tracking

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is looking for an all-in-one data tracking and analytics tool to help it meet the rising amount of health care trend and emergency data it follows.

  • moocdemic

    Penn State to release Moocdemic 2.0

    The massive multiplayer location-based game lets students detect, spread and control a fictional epidemic in real time.

  • NARA reminds agencies of automated email deadlines

    The National Archives and Records Administration reiterated guidance to federal agencies on email management.

  • ICMA, SAS launch analytics platform for local gov

    ICMA Insights lets local governments easily collect, clean, report, benchmark and analyze their data.

  • SEC office to shepherd risk analysis tool development

    The Securities and Exchange Commission plans to open an office to develop data-driven tools and models to help monitor financial risk and fraud.

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  • World Bank launches global contracts platform

    The World Bank recently launched the Open Government Contracts Platform, an open data tool to help governments and businesses search, manage and monitor government contracts and procurement opportunities globally.

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