Small Business Administration

FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2020, file photo, a video surveillance camera is installed on the ceiling above a subway platform in the Court Street station in the Brooklyn borough of New York. State lawmakers across the U.S. are reconsidering the tradeoffs of facial recognition technology amid civil rights and racial bias concerns. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Biden administration trying to find happy medium when it comes to facial recognition

In today’s Federal Newscast, Can the government safely and equitably use facial recognition for identity proofing? That’s the question the General Services…

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Small Business Administration wants to show off new technologies made possible through its funding programs

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Why a 2010 Commerce Dept loan guarantee program for manufacturing never got off the ground

Congress back in 2010 created a loan guarantee program to run through the Commerce Department. Its purpose was to help along technological innovation an…

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EPA acquisitions leader receives Presidential Rank Award

When it comes to acquisition, Kimberly Patrick has done it all. She used lean management to reduce backlogs and speed up procurements, brought senior agency…

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How the boost in federal contracting with small and disadvantaged businesses will actually happen

The specific goal is for an additional $100 billion to such businesses over the next five years.

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