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New WH task force asking what shared computing, data could do for AI research

The White House earlier this year launched a National Intelligence Research Resource Task Force, run out of the Office of Science and Technology Policy…

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Sammies-recognized USDA engineer extending lives of dams, preventing major disasters

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Federal labs consortium director has to manage dozens of agency engineers

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A new crew takes over leadership of the Federal Laboratory Consortium

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(Maria B. Barnes/NSF)National Science Foundation HQ with Metro passing by

NSF’s unique R&D effort aims to solve societal challenges

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(AP Photo/John Locher)FILE- In this Jan. 9, 2019, file photo a sign advertises 5G at the Qualcomm booth at CES International in Las Vegas. 5G is a new technical standard for wireless networks that promises faster speeds; less lag, or “latency,” when connecting to the network; and the ability to connect many devices to the internet without bogging it down. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Federal Mobility Working Group’s timely framework for 5G testing, security

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(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)FILE - This Aug. 4, 2009, file photo shows the United States Chamber of Commerce building in Washington. The White House says a senior national security official is leading the U.S. response to a massive breach of government departments and private corporations discovered late last year. The announcement that the deputy national security adviser for cyber and emergency technology, Anne Neuberger, has been in charge of the response to the SolarWinds hack follows congressional criticism of the government effort so far as “disorganized.” (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

Commerce Department builds out supply chain resilience in 2022 budget

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)President Joe Biden, accompanied by from left, Council of Economic Advisers chairwoman Cecilia Rouse, National Economic Council director Brian Deese, Vice President Kamala Harris, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Office of Management and Budget acting director Shalanda Young, speaks as he gets his weekly economic briefing in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, April 9, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Civilian agencies would see a 16% spending boost under Biden’s 2022 budget

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Army’s top R&D command charts a course for post-pandemic telework

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - This March 27, 2008, file aerial photo shows the Pentagon in Washington. The U.S. military wants to expand its use of artificial intelligence in warfare but says it will take care to deploy the technology in accordance with the nation’s values. The Pentagon outlined its first AI strategy on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Commission tells DoD to prepare for ‘military AI readiness’ by 2025

The National Security Commission on AI, in the draft version of its final report to lawmakers, recommends doubling federal R&D spending for AI each year,…

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Protecting US research from foreign adversaries

The federal government funds a lot of research and development each year, but not all of it. Yet protection of R&D intellectual property from foreign adversaries…

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What contractors can expect in 2021

With a vaccine still on the horizon, and a presidential transition now underway, projections on contract spending for 2021 are murkier than usual.

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