President Trump signs executive order on national AI strategy
The "American AI Initiative" lays out a "multi-pronged approach" to American leadership in AI.
Senate starts 2019 with confirmations of VA CIO, OSTP director
James Paul Gfrerer was confirmed to the role of VA CIO and Kelvin Droegemeier is now officially the director of OSTP.
2018 in review: Government leadership can’t get enough AI
The executive and legislative branches grappled with questions of research and development funding and tech regulation in 2018.
Trump signs National Quantum Initiative into law
President Trump signed the research bill into law Friday.
Tech executives convene at White House on AI, other ‘industries of the future’
Officials described the meeting as a "listening session" to develop new ideas around budding industries like AI, quantum computing and 5G.
Regulation of facial recognition tech is the government’s job, Amazon leaders say
"If and when that happens," Amazon will abide, AWS CEO Andy Jassy said.