The Fed Tech Ticker curates the hottest news in the federal ecosystem.
Login | Create a free account
Older News Digital technology making rights more difficult to explain - Williamsport Sun-Gazette Google Fed Tech News (Yesterday) - Digital technology making rights more difficult to explainWilliamsport Sun-Gazette... head of the Social Sciences & Humanities department at Pennsylvania College of Technology. “It is a multi-layered amendment covering multiple rights,... 15 tech trends in autonomous cars, artificial intelligence, and machine learning for 2017 – VentureBeat AI Ticker (Yesterday) - Tech is about to change dramatically next year. Want to stay up to date? These predictions from the famed design firm frog spell things out for you. In each section,... 9 Artificial Intelligence Stats That Will Blow You Away – Fox Business AI Ticker (Yesterday) - Image Source: Getty Images Continue Reading Below As the AI era continues to unfold, the idea of a future driven by artificial intelligence can evoke mixed emotions.Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) co-founder... 5 unexpected sources of bias in artificial intelligence – TechCrunch AI Ticker (Yesterday) - We tend to think of machines, in particular smart machines, as somehow cold, calculating and unbiased. We believe that self-driving cars will have no preference during life or death decisions... Artificial Intelligence Program Writes A Christmas Carol With Moments Of Cheer And Darkness [Video] – The Inquisitr AI Ticker (Yesterday) - An artificial intelligence program has written a Christmas carol. Sort of. Researchers at the University of Toronto used their “neural karaoke” program to write a Christmas carol base… Artificial Intelligence... 9 Artificial Intelligence Stats That Will Blow You Away – Nasdaq AI Ticker (Yesterday) - Image Source: Getty Images As the AI era continues to unfold, the idea of a future driven by artificial intelligence can evoke mixed emotions. Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) co-founder and Chairman... Tech startups struggle to tap $82B in federal contracts - The Guam Daily Post (press release) (registration) Google Fed Tech News (Yesterday) - Tech startups struggle to tap $82B in federal contractsThe Guam Daily Post (press release) (registration)This year, CSRA Inc. tops the list of companies with the most information-technology contracts at federal... Starbucks looks to capture Pokémon Go fans, turns stores into PokéStops and unveils raspberry-flavored Frappuccino GeekWire (Yesterday) - Hey, Pokémon fans, you’ve got a new place to try to track down Squirtles, Spearows or Slowpokes. Starbucks this week announced that it’s turning 7,800 stores into PokéStops and Gyms— hangouts where... Fortune: Is it Time for America to Hack Back? Invincea (Yesterday) - GeekWire Deals: Keep warm and carry on with this wireless, Bluetooth-enabled beanie GeekWire (Yesterday) - Feeling the chill of winter? It may be colder and darker out, but that’s nothing a little music can’t fix. Unfortunately, sometimes it’s just a little too brisk to go... Fred Hutch’s new Bezos Family Immunotherapy Clinic could change the game for cancer treatment GeekWire (Yesterday) - Immunotherapy is simple in theory, but endlessly complex in practice. This type of treatment uses the body’s immune system — a system designed to find and attack microscopic invaders —... Blockchain Technology Could Change The Way We Invest - Forbes Google Fed Tech News (Yesterday) - Blockchain Technology Could Change The Way We InvestForbesThe Central Bank of the Federal Republic of Germany, also known as Deutsche Bundesbank, and Deutsche Börse, a marketplace organizer for securities trading,... Elon Musk Believes In Artificial Intelligence: Why Your Start Up … – University Herald AI Ticker (Yesterday) - Artificial intelligence is the future and Yoshua Bengio is telling AI experts to move to Montreal, Canada to make the province as the first AI hub around the world. The... Federal Reserve Report Focuses on Blockchain, Pigeonholes It As “Specific Type of Distributed Ledger” - CoinTelegraph Google Fed Tech News (Yesterday) - Federal Reserve Report Focuses on Blockchain, Pigeonholes It As “Specific Type of Distributed Ledger”CoinTelegraphIn its highly anticipated report on Blockchain technology, the Federal Reserve described the potential of the distributed... The director of “Spirited Away” says animation made by artificial intelligence is an “insult to life itself” – Quartz AI Ticker (Yesterday) - When shown an animation generated by artificial intelligence, famed animator Hayao Miyazaki was not impressed. “I strongly feel that this is an insult to life itself,” said the man behind... Intel, Nvidia, Qualcomm Compete for Artificial Intelligence Hardware [Video] – University Herald AI Ticker (Yesterday) - Computers and computing technology have evolved from mere adding machines to systems capable of thinking on its own. In recent years, the world witnessed computers that can translate written language,... Reports: U.S. officials say Russia hacked DNC computer networks to help Trump win GeekWire (2 days ago) - The New York Times and Washington Post reported late Friday that Russia hacked the Democratic National Committee during this year’s presidential election to help Donald Trump win. The Times reported that... No government shutdown as Senate passes funding bill - FCW.com FCW (2 days ago) - FCW.comNo government shutdown as Senate passes funding billFCW.comWith less than two hours remaining before another shutdown, the Senate voted to keep the government funded through April 28. The Senate approved... OceanGate starts building submersible craft that can take crews 13,000 feet deep GeekWire (2 days ago) - The company that helped map the wreck of the Andrea Doria is moving forward with the construction of a submersible craft that can go much, much deeper – 4,000 meters (13,123... With ‘Pulse’ lube warming and dispensing device, Seattle startup aims to shake up bedroom technology GeekWire (2 days ago) - Most entrepreneurs don’t look to the bedroom as a place ripe for disruption. But Toaster Labs, a new startup out of Seattle, thinks there’s one underserved need that represents a... City of Seattle hosting ‘Let It Snow’ hackathon to get ideas for better storm communication tools GeekWire (2 days ago) - Seattle experienced its first snowfall of the season on Thursday night and into Friday and now the city’s leaders are calling upon technologically adept folks to do more than just share pictures of... FAA launching new technology that reduces flight delays - WLS-TV Google Fed Tech News (2 days ago) - WLS-TVFAA launching new technology that reduces flight delaysWLS-TVThe Federal Aviation Administration said it will reduce delays at airports by speeding up communication between pilots and air traffic controllers. (WLS). WLS.... NASA brings an out-of-this-world assortment of GIFs and images to GIPHY and Pinterest GeekWire (2 days ago) - In space, no one can hear you scream. But on Earth, they can hear you laugh, or say, “Whoa.” Which is what you should be doing if you take time... Uber bans flirting, guns, and vomiting in new community guidelines GeekWire (2 days ago) - Uber has a message for its passengers: Get it together people. Today, the transportation network released new guidelines to police “poor behavior” during rides. The announcement includes a list of reasons... Boeing donates $1 million to Donald Trump’s inauguration … before Twitter tirade GeekWire (2 days ago) - The Boeing Co. donated its traditional $1 million to support President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration celebration, days before Trump dinged the jetmaker over the projected multibillion-dollar cost of the future Air... CSRA marks first anniversary with focus on the future Washington Technology (2 days ago) - CSRA is now a year old, and the company has its sights set on being a bridge that can bring new technologies to government customers.... Universities building California Policy Lab - GCN.com GCN (2 days ago) - Universities building California Policy LabGCN.comThe California Policy Lab, a data warehouse of administrative information from state and local agencies, aims to make it easier for policymakers to research issues from... Obama gives feds a pay hike - FCW.com FCW (2 days ago) - Obama gives feds a pay hikeFCW.comPrior to joining FCW, Gunter reported for the C-Ville Weekly in Charlottesville, Va., and served as a college sports beat writer for the South Boston... White House orders 'full review' of election hacking - FCW.com FCW (2 days ago) - White House orders 'full review' of election hackingFCW.comAs FCW has reported this week, Democratic House members filed a bill calling for the creation of a 12-member commission to conduct an... Amazon denies reported plans for 2,000 grocery stores, spars with union over automation GeekWire (2 days ago) - Amazon has denied reports that the company is considering as many as 2,000 brick-and-mortar grocery stores around the U.S. Earlier this week, Amazon issued a statement in response to several articles about... Tech giants are set to take the regulation of online speech into their own hands - The Hill (blog) Google Fed Tech News (2 days ago) - Tech giants are set to take the regulation of online speech into their own handsThe Hill (blog)Attempts to regulate online political speech will shift from the government to the boardrooms... Obama orders U.S. flags to fly at half-staff to mark space hero John Glenn’s passing GeekWire (2 days ago) - American flags around the world will be flying at half-staff for the next few days in memory of John Glenn, the pioneering astronaut and long-serving senator who died Thursday at the... Federal IT veterans help Trump transition - FCW.com FCW (2 days ago) - Federal IT veterans help Trump transitionFCW.comFCW learned in mid-November that Evans was working with the Trump transition team on cybersecurity issues, as it searched for candidates for key national security... 4 Trump stories you should read Washington Technology (2 days ago) - We add a few more stories to your Donald Trump reading list as we close in on Inauguration Day.... Week in Geek: Amazon’s grocery store, Microsoft + LinkedIn, and T-Mobile’s new number GeekWire (2 days ago) - The new Amazon Go store in Seattle was the buzz of the tech world this week, promising extreme convenience at the potential expense of some personal privacy. The store logs customers... Consultancy Acolyst Scores Contract With White House - CRN Google Fed Tech News (2 days ago) - Consultancy Acolyst Scores Contract With White HouseCRNA technology consultancy has won a contract to find and implement a legal case management system in the highest reaches of the federal government's... Worst Word of the Week: ‘Use case’ has no real case for use GeekWire (2 days ago) - [Editor’s Note: Worst Word of the Week is a regular GeekWire feature spotlighting the pretentious, unnecessarily complex, buzzword-laden, imprecise-but-precise-sounding language that plagues the tech industry. Read our introductory post for more background.]... GeekWork Picks: Rover seeks engineers as its dog care platform continues to expand GeekWire (2 days ago) - Rover — one of this year’s Seattle 10, an award recognizing the most promising startups in the city — is hiring new engineers as its dog care platform continues to expand. The... Cognitive Business: SAS and Enterprise Artificial Intelligence – Huffington Post AI Ticker (2 days ago) - In this Cognitive Business interview, we draw on SAS’s enterprise artificial intelligence position and outlook with Oliver Schabenberger, SAS Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. … Artificial Intelligence –... How sports analytics helped the Seattle Sounders make it to their first-ever MLS Cup GeekWire (2 days ago) - Data and analytics surely aren’t the only reason for the Sounders’ remarkable late-season run that’s resulted in a chance to play for an MLS Cup title on Saturday. But it’s...