ACLU puts members of Congress in the facial recognition crosshairs

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 weeks ago

In a test, Amazon's Rekognition software falsely identified 28 sitting members of Congress as individuals who have been arrested, the civil liberties group says.

Facial recognition technology needs federal regulation, Microsoft says

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 month ago

In a blog post, company President Brad Smith wrote to express the company's support for "proactive" congressional oversight.

Obama acquisition chief: The future of procurement is all about the customer

by Carten Cordell • 2 months ago

Anne Rung says the user-focused design the government is pursuing in its procurement and citizen services takes a lot of lessons from the private sector.

GSA wants industry input on phase 2 of e-commerce portals

by Carten Cordell • 2 months ago

The agency issued two RFIs for its e-commerce portal plan Friday on how to regulate the sales of goods and services to federal agencies online.

GSA officials aim for flexible sweet spot in early e-commerce plan

by Carten Cordell • 5 months ago

GSA officials detailed prospective legislative changes needed to establish e-commerce portals in a conference call on Friday.

After protest, TRANSCOM will move classified data to AWS cloud

by Billy Mitchell • 5 months ago

The contract stands to serve as a major foot in the door for AWS to prove its ability to host DOD's secret-level systems.