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  • Resolving IoT

    Resolving IoT 'trust issues'

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology is looking for tools to facilitate the security, reliability and privacy of clusters of networked Internet of Things devices.

  • D-Wave quantum machine (Photo by D-Wave)

    D-Wave open sources quantum app development software

    Having brought the first quantum machine to market, the company is now working to expand the tools and applications for the quantum ecosystem.

  • Smart transportation hits interoperability speed bump

    Smart transportation hits interoperability speed bump

    Although many states are outfitting their roads with smart technology, they are still faced with interoperability challenges resulting from auto manufacturer-specific devices.

  • Navy speeds AR-aided helmet from concept to demo

    Navy speeds AR-aided helmet from concept to demo

    The Navy’s Battlespace Exploitation of Mixed Reality Lab moved a sailor's idea for an augmented-reality-based unified gunnery system to a prototype with little time and funding.

  • Enhancing GPS with ‘signals of opportunity’

    Enhancing GPS with ‘signals of opportunity’

    Wi-Fi, cellular LTE and digital television signals can -- with a lot of technical magic -- be retasked to track locations.

  • NIST quantum encryption

    NIST looks for defense against code-cracking quantum machines

    Pulling together quantum-resistant cryptography will take time, and NIST feels that, unless it starts now, that new cryptography won’t be ready.

  • In search of better flu forecasting

    In search of better flu forecasting

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is working with 21 research teams to develop flu forecasting capacity in the United States.

  • Predicting power outages from soil moisture data

    Predicting power outages from soil moisture data

    With data on soil moisture collected from a NASA satellite, researchers were able predict power outages with 91 percent accuracy five days before Hurricane Matthew raked the East Coast in early October.

  • VA building AI-powered knowledge graph of veteran health

    VA building AI-powered knowledge graph of veteran health

    Using 30 petabytes of aggregated and anonymized data from the Veterans Information Systems and Technology Architecture, Flow Health will help the Department of Veterans Affairs improve health care for veterans.

  • VA improves treatment with natural language processing tool

    VA improves treatment with natural language processing tool

    The new tool extracts relevant data from the case notes narratives in electronic heath records.

  • How blockchain will transform our cities

    How blockchain will transform our cities

    The blockchain can become the city’s operating system, invisible yet ubiquitous, improving citizens’ access to services, goods and economic opportunities.

  • Defense applications ripe for quantum computing

    Defense applications ripe for quantum computing

    Lockheed Martin has been experimenting with quantum systems to speed verification and validation of mission-critical software.

  • Amazon releases AI web services

    Amazon releases AI web services

    AWS released three artificial-intelligence services that will allow developers to build conversational user experiences for web, mobile and connected-device apps.

  • Ohio builds out its smart road

    Ohio builds out its smart road

    Ohio’s open road laboratory features high-capacity fiber-optic cables and sensors to communicate with autonomous and connected vehicles.

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  • Amazon Echo (pianodiaphragm/Shutterstock.com)

    Georgia rolls out Alexa skill for government services


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