Pentagon backs new hub for developing, testing 6G technology

The project, known as Open6G, is part of the Pentagon’s Innovate Beyond 5G (IB5G) program that aims to promote the next generation of network technologies.

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GSA expanding use of COMET blanket purchase agreement: CIO Shive

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The agency is also piloting "instant" job offers following interviews with its technologists.

Institute for Defense Analyses expected to support National AI Advisory Committee

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The nonprofit administrator of three federally funded R&D centers will draft and finalize NAIAC's overdue first report if no company comes forward.

Pentagon’s departing DIU director reflects on his legacy — and what’s next

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Mike Brown briefed FedScoop on some of what defined his service at DIU — the great, and the not-so-good parts — and also shared new details about his plans for what’s to come.

Lawmakers urge incoming White House science chief to streamline agencies’ tech priorities

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Senators at Arati Prabhakar's nomination hearing call on the policy leader to consolidate conflicting high-priority emerging tech programs at defense and civilian agencies.

US, UK governments offer $1.6M for tech that trains AI while preserving privacy

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The prize money will be split between winners in financial crime prevention and pandemic response tracks.

DARPA launching research project to revolutionize brain injury diagnosis on the battlefield

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Naval medical officer Jean-Paul Chretien tells FedScoop how new technology could revolutionize the way traumatic brain injuries are treated in the field.

VA piloting trustworthy AI checklists for new and existing projects

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The National AI Institute also has another AI tech sprint in the works around workforce development.

Booz Allen launches venture capital fund to invest in ‘disruptive technology’ for federal agencies

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Booz Allen Ventures will initially deploy $100M to support startups in the areas of defense, AI/ML, cybersecurity and deep technology.

NASA looks to commercialize Near Space through private sector services

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The new capabilities sought would benefit NASA and spaceflight companies' missions within 2 million kilometers of Earth.

Research award establishes sole-source provider of post-quantum cryptography for agencies

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The award could exceed $100 million and is intended to hasten agencies' adoption of next generation encryption technology.