The latest on government legislation, pilot projects and research to advance distributed ledger technology.
The National Science Foundation is investing millions in research to build a practical quantum computer.
The technology used to connect cell phones to wireless earbuds could used by law enforcement to identify and track drones.
Customs and Border Protection will begin testing blockchain to verify certificates of origin.
Although federal, state and local agencies can buy drone deterrence equipment, the technology comes with a slew of regulatory and legal considerations, federal and private aviation law experts said.
These 36 projects at the federal, state and local levels show just how transformative government IT can be.
Blockchain can increase the trustworthiness of real-time energy transactions without adding prohibitive costs, latency, interoperability or scale issues.
Under the UAS Integration Pilot Program, San Diego's Fire Department is testing a telepresence and data management platform that allows officials to livestream video from unmanned aerial systems and manage data related to drone flights.
Agencies at every level -- local, state and federal -- are increasingly using AI and machine learning to better understand data and make back-office tasks more efficient.
A new report urges researchers to focus less on automated combat and more on defensive machine learning.