Languages are at risk of extinction, and not just because of e-mail, text and Twitter shorthand. In fact, a recent National Science Foundation-supported study found that somewhere in the world a language loses all its remaining speakers every three months.
The Obama administration has formed a small government team of technology experts that will help federal agencies identify and fix problems similar to what a group did for the troubled Healthcare.gov site last year.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology is beginning a new initiative to help cities around the world collaborate on using advanced networked technologies to address challenges like traffic management, improve services or promote economic growth.
The majority of U.S. businesses and government agencies do not take adequate steps to secure their email and ensure that customers and business partners can tell if emails coming from their domains are genuine or forged, a new report finds.
By 2025, robotics and artificial intelligence will have a profound impact on the workplace, replacing many blue and white collar jobs, a new report finds. But IT industry experts questioned in the...
The State Department is partnering with online crowdfunding platform RocketHub to find alternative funding and accelerate public service projects.
The Energy Department has launched a new web portal to increase public access to scholarly publications and digital data generated by department-funded research.
The White House is reaching out to the nation's technology and agricultural sectors to develop new methods to monitor and respond to climate change, especially capabilities to ensure that crops and food distribution systems can cope with future climate-related disruptions.
The Government Accountability Office said agencies provided incomplete and inaccurate information about such assistance awards- totaling about $619 billion- on USASpending.gov, a publicly accessible website designed to improve transparency and accountability on federal spending.
Poor planning and oversight led to significant cost increases, schedule delays and flawed functionality of the federal website and systems that is the centerpiece of the president's healthcare program, congressional investigators said in a new report released July 30.