Shipping containers in port. (Shutterstock image)

CBP’s cargo data system takes next step

The Automated Commercial Environment is set to be fully in place by the end of 2016 and will replace CBP’s legacy import/export data systems.

The Navy

Software problems slow F-35 program

Delays could hurt the Joint Strike Fighter's capabilities even as the planes enter the Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps fleets.

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FCC chief to propose spectrum-sharing rules

The move is the latest step in a longstanding plan to put 500 MHz of federal and non-federal spectrum into private hands.

GSA Administrator and 2014 Government Eagle Award winner Dan Tangherlini

Dan Tangherlini: A force for continuous change

"It's OK to risk the possibility of blowing up what works," says the GSA administrator, if the payoff warrants it.

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Filling in the blanks on GSA's cyber-response campus

Experts say cyber-response consolidation is a laudable goal, but warn that it is also fraught with potential problems.

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Justice IG finds fault with encryption practices

An audit ripped the U.S. Attorneys’ office for failing to secure laptops and tablets holding sensitive information.

President Barack Obama receives the Presidential Daily Briefing from Robert Cardillo, Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Intelligence Integration, in the Oval Office, Jan. 31, 2012. Part of the briefing was done using a tablet computer. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

A wish list for a digitized President's Daily Brief

Leading technologists argue that a paper-based briefing can no longer meet the president's information needs.

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Acquisition environment 'is receptive to new ideas'

Feds hope to make a virtue of necessity by overhauling the acquisition landscape in response to stagnant IT budgets.

Video: Are you smarter than a dinosaur?

NASA's newest crowdsourcing initiative seeks better algorithms for identifying humanity-threatening asteroids.

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Deadline looms for $6 billion military intelligence IT contract

Vendors interested in the $6 billion Enhanced Solutions for Technology Enterprise need to submit their proposals by mid-May.

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USGS unveils new Web presence, seeks feedback

The new site is part of a two-year effort to make the U.S. Geological Survey's online resources more accessible and user-friendly.

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GSA launches 'digital incubator'

The agency's new 18F program is intended to work like a tech startup aimed at helping build federal Web services.