Department of Energy (DOE)
Supercomputing consortium further solidifies White House partnership with tech on coronavirus response
Government, industry and academic partners' 16 systems will provide a combined 330 petaflops of supercomputing capacity for select COVID-19 researchers.
New funds for telework, IT support are part of OMB’s coronavirus response request
Several agencies need tens of millions more in supplemental funding for teleworking technology, a letter from OMB shows.
Some agencies finding they lack the bandwidth for ‘maximum telework’
One Department of Energy office plans to implement a staggered work schedule to reduce the strain on its systems during the COVID-19 pandemic.
DOE national laboratory adds Verizon’s first federal 5G Lab
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is partnering with Verizon Business to develop cybersecurity that will underpin 5G for critical infrastructure, AI and IoT.
Energy’s AI director reviewing 600-plus projects for technologies worth replicating
The Artificial Intelligence and Technology Office hopes to use its doubled budget to double in size in fiscal 2021.
Trump budget touts funding for AI and quantum but proposes slashing federal R&D by $13.8B
Within the White House fiscal 2021 proposal is funding for various "industries of the future" like $25 million to build the "national quantum internet."