(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mercedes Porter)A virtual reality headset hangs from the ceiling at the 317th Maintenance Group VR lab at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Mar. 3, 2021. The lab has advanced so far that the Air Education and Training Command for the C-130J Super Hercules crew chiefs’ have integrated the Dyess’ VR training course into their field training detachment curriculum. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mercedes Porter)

Air Force Academy will soon start using mixed reality for hands-on learning

Students will wear goggles that allow them to mix chemicals without the dangers.

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Pentagon cancels JEDI Cloud contract after years of contentious litigation

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What large organizations learned about soldiering on through the pandemic

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Court keeps Amazon’s JEDI challenge intact, dealing blow to DoD, Microsoft

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Even federal contractors have something to like in the latest big spending bill

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(AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021 file photo, the Microsoft company logo is displayed at their offices in Sydney. Microsoft and four big European Union news industry lobbying groups unveiled their plan Monday Feb. 22, 2021, to push for a system to make big tech platforms pay for news, raising the stakes in the brewing battle over whether Google and Facebook should pay for journalism. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)

CISA tells agencies to patch or unplug on-premise Microsoft email systems

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SolarWinds fallout sparks calls for mandatory incident reporting, repercussions after cyber attacks

In the wake of the SolarWinds breach, the Senate Intelligence Committee turned to industry for recommendations on how to ensure that kind of incident doesn’t…

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Microsoft’s new DISA IL5 Compliant Business Applications democratizes application development for DoD end users

Microsoft has worked so hard to achieve the Defense Department’s Impact Level 5 Cloud Computing Security Requirements Guide (CC SRG) authorization on…

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AIS: Helping legacy federal systems move to the cloud

Aarish Gokaldas, chief growth officer for Applied Information Sciences (AIS), joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss how Microsoft products can help federal information technology professionals reach their ambitious goals. 

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