The growth of big data, analytics and the challenge of getting data consumers to use new tools is driving proliferation of serious games in government.
According to recent reports IBM and Intel – and possibly the Federal Reserve – are considering using the blockchain technology associated with bitcoin to create a new digital payments system.
The Department of Homeland Security's EMERGE! Accelerator program is designed to speed development and validation of wearable technology for first responders.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Robotics Challenge will test several designs from contestants in simulated disaster areas.
DARPA’s Brandeis project aims to develop tools with “revolutionary” impact that could help bridge privacy gaps that hamper collaboration and technology development.
A researcher at Michigan State University has developed technology that can generate electrical power to buried or implanted sensors.
DARPA is using its Memex technology to search, trace and track illicit activity across the vast, hidden underbelly of the Internet.
The city of Chicago is partnering with the Argonne National Lab to develop a network of large, remote sensing platforms capable of gathering data on traffic congestion, air quality, buildings' energy consumption and the direction of gunshots on city streets.
The National Institutes of Health is among several federal agencies offering grants for breakthrough projects showing the integration of computational and physical systems.
The Air Force’s PlugFest Plus event adds a contracting component to a technology demonstration.
DARPA issued a call for research proposals to develop a two-way communication platform between humans and computers.
The technology built into most smartphones can provide more sophisticated authentication than a paper drivers’ license or passport.
Scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are combining infrared cameras with image recognition software to automatically detect and count migrating gray whales.
Google vice president Vint Cerf warns of an upcoming digital dark age, when documents, photos and other historical objects may be lost to history because the software needed to access them no longer exists.