Internship program gives D.C.-area high-schoolers a taste of government tech
As government pursues young blood for technology and cybersecurity, an internship program in the D.C. area matches high school students with IT agencies.
18 states allow FBI access to driver's license photos, and Congress has posted the agreements online
The House Oversight and Government Affairs Committee is providing access to the memorandums of understanding.
Chao punts on questions on regulating emerging transportation technology
In her nomination hearing, Transportation secretary pick Elaine Chao said the department would need to conduct a national conversation around the issues.
Effort to codify Presidential Innovation Fellows program is back in House
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has reintroduced a bill that would make sure the Obama program — which has affected countless state and local policies — sticks around.
‘Stingray’ technology use needs better guidelines, House committee says
The DOJ and DHS spent more than 5 million on the devices, and while there are federal policies for usage, state and local agencies are deploying them without unified guidelines.
Obama's biggest achievement in tech? Getting nerds into the room, DJ Patil says
The president ushered in a design-thinking approach in the White House, leading to undeniable improvements in the way government operates at every level, says the country's first chief data scientist.