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Neustar keeps .us domain deal

The contract extension comes as the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers fosters a dramatic expansion of the domain naming pool.

FAA NextGen

FAA’s NextGen system off course, says IG

A report from the DOT inspector general found longstanding problems with cost increases, schedule slips and performance shortfalls.

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The FY15 budget: IT spending breakdown

The overall changes are modest compared to fiscal 2014, but many individual agency budgets see much larger swings.

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Budget requests for science, research mostly flat

One big winner is likely to be NOAA, which is gearing up to launch new weather satellites in 2016-17.

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Cyber a priority in DHS spending blueprint

The Einstein automated intrusion-detection system would be funded at $549 million under the president's proposal.

IG report finds flaws in NASA's mobile device management

About 14 percent of all agency-issued devices went unused for seven months, says a report from NASA IG Paul Martin.

Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites - NOAA

Weather satellite program appears back on track

Four of six instruments designed for NOAA’s next-gen system are ready for integration on the spacecraft, which is scheduled for launch in 2016.

DARPA is seeking dielets to help authenticate IT components and protect the supply chain

DARPA seeks dielets to defend the IT supply chain

The tiny electronic will be used to authenticate the provenance of components.

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GAO: DOD, VA need to move on interoperable health records

The joint program needs better management and clear lines of responsibility, the watchdog agency said in a report.

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DOT, HHS headline Challenge.gov offerings

The departments' crowdsourcing efforts are among a dozen new listings on the website, some of which offer cash prizes.

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Uncertainty after FedRAMP deadline, but oversight tools already exist

Feb. 28 reports will shed new light on agency's compliance efforts.

Keith Trippie

DHS departure raises questions for cloud

Keith Trippie, executive director for the Enterprise System Development Office in DHS’s Office of the Chief Information Officer, has been a cloud champion at the department.