Microsoft Develops Virtual Reality For Disaster Response

What's the best way to evacuate a building during an earthquake? VR can show you.

3 Steps to Effective Application Modernization

Even after convincing pitches, agencies need to choose the right technology based on their overall business goals.

Controversial Anti-Sex Trafficking Bill Could Get Vote This Month

But lawmakers could face an uphill battle reconciling the bill with its tech-friendly House counterpart.

GSA Plans to Formalize Cyber Rules for Contractors

The agency will accept public comments about the regulations later this year.

The Newest $1 Billion Startup Is Led By One of Tech’s Youngest Female CEOs

The archetype of success in Silicon Valley may be slowly changing.

Apple’s iCloud Service in China Will Be Managed by a Data Firm Started by the Government

With so much of its business—both in sales and manufacturing—in China, Apple has stay on Beijing’s good side.

James Damore Is Suing Google for Discriminating Against White Males

The Ex-Google Engineer filed a complaint in California state court.

A High-Stakes Dress Rehearsal for SpaceX

Elon Musk plans to launch the Falcon Heavy later this month—but first, the rocket has to survive a big test.

8 Overly Confident, Mostly Pessimistic Predictions About Tech in 2018

The bankification of Big Tech, a strange profusion of wheeled vehicles, and more predictions about the year to come.

In 2017, Silicon Valley Got Cozier with China. In 2018, Washington Will Get Frostier

Here are some of the most significant moves by U.S. tech firms and Washington over the past year.

Trump Administration Has Talked Up Social Media Vetting, But It’s Nothing New

Arlington-based deep web search engine provider Giant Oak says agencies have been perusing social media accounts long before Trump took office.

GAO Denies Northrop Grumman Protest in $1 Billion DHS Cybersecurity Contract Fight

Northrop Grumman has been wrangling with contract winner Raytheon over the DOMino contract since 2015.

GAO Denies Equifax Bid Protest on IRS Contract

In its ruling, GAO said Equifax’ contentions were “unreasonable,” allowing IRS to move forward on a contract with Experian.

A New Social-Media Simulator Is Helping US Troops Train for Hybrid War

The program harvests and remixes real tweets to generate a convincing online environment for wargames large and small.

GAO to IRS: Actually, You Didn't Have to Give Equifax a Contract

Despite what IRS officials told Congress, the IRS did not have to continue using Equifax services in a bridge contract, a GAO official said.