research and development

Trump budget touts funding for AI and quantum but proposes slashing federal R&D by $13.8B

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 weeks ago

Within the White House fiscal 2021 proposal is funding for various "industries of the future" like $25 million to build the "national quantum internet."

Army wants tech than can identify people through walls

by Jackson Barnett • 3 weeks ago

An RFI adds some new elements to the old dream of X-ray vision.

The ‘silver lining’ in the fallout between Google and Project Maven

by Billy Mitchell • 2 months ago

The tech industry was slow to accept that artificial intelligence is a dual-use technology with military applications, but the controversy over Project Maven changed the conversation, says a prominent entrepreneur.

VA launches institute to work on AI for veterans programs

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 months ago

The institute, led by director Gil Alterovitz, will "prioritize and realize" AI research and development on behalf of veterans.

DOD establishing a director role to lead 5G development

by Jackson Barnett • 6 months ago

The position will oversee a new Pentagon initiative to support 5G development.

Senators introduce bipartisan national AI strategy

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 9 months ago

The Artificial Intelligence Initiative Act would invest $2.2 billion over five years and charge several agencies with focusing on the technology.

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