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Spotlight: HP backs out of GOP convention

Hewlett-Packard Inc. has opted not to help sponsor the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, a shift from years past.

Spotlight: Navy seeks industry help to boost weapons-systems cybersecurity

The Naval Air Systems Command is looking for outside help to improve its weapons-systems cybersecurity capabilities.

Infographic: Government lags far behind private sector in use of collaboration tools

Government agencies lag far behind private sector companies in using collaboration tools, according to a recent study by Bitrix, a provider of online collaboration tools.

White House to launch AI push with new workshop series

The White House is planning to hold four public workshops this summer to develop plans and spur dialog about the federal government's use of artificial intelligence technologies.

Spotlight: New marketplace lets intelligence community test-drive cloud tech

The U.S. intelligence community has opened a classified marketplace for cloud applications, with a goal of letting IC analysts and developers test out thousands of commercial tools without their agencies needing to make large investments beforehand.

Spotlight: 18F open sources 35 reusable projects

The General Service Administration's innovation arm 18F opened 35 reusable pieces of code yesterday for federal employees, government agencies, state governments or the private sector to use freely.

NTIA seeks public comments to improve federal role in IoT

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration, part of the Department of Commerce, issued a request for comment Tuesday to get public input about potential federal policy issue raised by the Internet of Things.

USGS and ESA partner to share Earth observation data

The European Space Agency established a new partnership with the U.S. Geological Survey last week in order to complement earth observing capabilities from the Landsat satellite series. The partnership will allow anyone to access complete Sentinel and Landsat data at no charge. The agencies plan to incorporate and converge the data sets in order to give users a more complete and accurate model.

Private sector buy-in critical to cybersecurity commission success

The success of the President's Commission for Enhancing National Cybersecurity depends heavily on buy-in and advocacy from the private sector, agency officials explained at a New America cybersecurity conference in Washington, D.C., last Wednesday.

GAO: Ineffective coordination inhibits DoD assessment of satellite alternatives

A Department of Defense-conducted Analysis of Alternatives, or AOA, came up short due to self-imposed limitations in the analysis and a failure to properly coordinate with stakeholder agencies, a GAO report found last week.