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John Breeden II

John Breeden II is a journalist and reviewer with over 20 years of experience covering technology. He is the CEO of the Tech Writers Bureau, a group that creates technological thought leadership content for organizations.
Cloud & Infrastructure

New movie chronicles rise and fall of government’s first secure smartphone devices

COMMENTARY | BlackBerry devices were at one time almost completely ubiquitous in government service.

Emerging Tech

Government electric vehicle efforts requires new charging infrastructure

Plans are being made for a national electric vehicle charging infrastructure, but for now, state and local governments are moving forward on their own.


New research points to hidden vulnerabilities within machine learning systems

Agencies need to provide extra attention and security for machine learning and artificial intelligence-based systems, beyond the normal level of cybersecurity protection.

Emerging Tech

New quantum hardware could allow computers to process information more naturally

Current quantum computers are stuck using binary processes designed for traditional computers.

Emerging Tech

New Bluetooth upgrade could provide a big audio assist for government

A new technology called Auracast will give devices the ability to broadcast a signal that could be picked up and heard by an unlimited number of receivers.

Cloud & Infrastructure

Peachtree Corners pilots edge network

The latest on the city that's home to the Curiosity Lab, a 5G-enabled intelligent mobility and smart city living laboratory.


Phishing threats attempt to hook new government victims

While the government is focused on the dangers of ransomware, phishing campaigns can circumvent the usual protections placed on its networks.

Emerging Tech

The next big quantum leap may require better software

The raw power of increasingly advanced quantum computers could necessitate advances in software to make sense of the noise.