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GSA drops most drones from multiple award schedules

To crack down on security risks from unmanned aerial systems, the General Services Administration said its multiple awards schedules will only offer small drones approved by the Defense Innovation Unit’s Blue sUAS Program.

DOD project pushes RPA to the next level

The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center is working with a pair of vendors to develop machine learning models that can go beyond the capabilities of robotic process automation and make decisions about financial transactions.

DOD expands cyber threat info program

The Defense Department is expanding a program to share cyber threat information and inviting all of its eligible contractors to take part.

Medical marijuana creates budding business opportunity

The legal pot industry has prompted small businesses to roll out new software to meet its growing needs.

How to stop Facebook friends from tracking you

Facebook's new Places feature allows others to tag your locations, and Facebook has turned it on by default. Here's how to turn it off.

10 gov Web apps that get results

These 10 great agency Web applications combine innovative ideas with new media to produce effective civic engagement.

How big is the oil spill? See how far it would stretch in your hometown

Just how far does the spill from BP's Deepwater Horizon rig really go? It's easy to lose sight of the scale of the millions of gallons of oil in the Gulf of Mexico, but what if the source of the gusher were in your hometown?

15 companies take home GCN Best of FOSE awards

The winners of this year's Best of FOSE Awards, recognizing outstanding and innovative products on display at the show, include groundbreaking innovators.

AMD in the chips after Intel antitrust settlement

Intel has agreed to pay Advanced Micro Devices $1.25 billion is a settlement of three antitrust and patent disputes, although other cases continue.

Twitter amplifies Iranian protests

The disputes in Iran over Twitter underscore the growing importance of social-media sites and the extent to which the United States and other governments are paying attention to them.