The legislation would require OMB, EPA and the Department of Energy to lead the development of standards for measuring data center performance.
One big winner is likely to be NOAA, which is gearing up to launch new weather satellites in 2016-17.
A report from the DOT inspector general found longstanding problems with cost increases, schedule slips and performance shortfalls.
The contract extension comes as the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers fosters a dramatic expansion of the domain naming pool.
The overall changes are modest compared to fiscal 2014, but many individual agency budgets see much larger swings.
About 14 percent of all agency-issued devices went unused for seven months, says a report from NASA IG Paul Martin.
The Einstein automated intrusion-detection system would be funded at $549 million under the president's proposal.
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.
The departments' crowdsourcing efforts are among a dozen new listings on the website, some of which offer cash prizes.
The tiny electronic will be used to authenticate the provenance of components.
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