One of the most senior chief information officers in the government, Commerce Department CIO Rod Turk, retired Thursday after 26 years in the Navy and stints at various federal agencies.
The “women inventor rate” is rising but it’s still mysteriously low, a U.S. Patent and Trademark Office study found.
The Millennium Challenge Corporation and the Institute of Library and Museum Services hang the help wanted sign for new technology executives.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce estimates there were about $2.3 billion in government contracts that would have been issued to small firms over the past month, but weren’t because of the government shutdown.
Today marks the signing of the nation’s 10 millionth patent. It represents an enormous history of innovation and scientific development.
The newest director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office spoke about signing the nation’s 10 millionth patent and a years-long backlog of patent applications.
The Office of Management and Budget says its technology business management framework isn’t a formal mandate yet, but it wants agencies’ best practices to inform a specific directive in the future.
Tom Temin says Washington could use a few more smiles these days. So check out this USPTO tribute to IP on Valentine’s Day.
The Patents for Humanity Awards recognize and honor patent owners or licensees who apply technology to solve humanitarian problems.
The Transportation Department brings on Vicki Hildebrand from the private sector to run its technology office.