Silicon Valley

Pentagon hires first chief digital and AI officer from Lyft


Craig Martell joins DOD as its first chief digital and artificial intelligence officer from rideshare company Lyft.

Air Force Secretary wants to boost work with traditional defense industry


Frank Kendall says more can be done to tap the capabilities of existing defense contractors and nonprofits.

Former CISA innovation chief joins Silicon Valley defense tech incubator


Sabra Horne joins BMNT and will lead its InsideAI program.

Lawmakers introduce bill to create federal rotational program for cyber experts


The proposed legislation will next move to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform for scrutiny.

Tech companies write to Biden administration pushing commercial tech preference

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Salesforce, Palantir, Splunk and DataRobot are calling for federal agencies to follow commercial existing preference regulations.

DIU is making an Uber-like app for talent management in DOD


DIU said the app will link service members with specialized skills in reserve and guard components to projects that they can quickly advance.