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DHS Posts ID Application Tech Concept RFI

The Department of Homeland Security has issued a request for information to seek sources of technologies that will implement digital receipt, transmission and authentication of applicant documents and information.

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Library of Congress Addresses GAO IT Recommendations

Carla Hayden, the librarian of congress, said the Library of Congress has made progress to improve information technology management since 2015, Fedscoop reported Thursday. The library, also known as the Congress' research arm, has addressed almost 95 percent of the Government Accountability Office's recommendations from a 2015 audit.

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ARPA-E Announces Funding Program to Develop Lower-Cost Fusion Energy Concepts

The Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy plans to award up to $30M for research projects designed to create lower-cost concepts for the development of deployable, commercially viable fusion energy.

Under a new program, dubbed Breakthroughs Enabling THermonuclear-fusion Energy, ARPA-E aims to establish controlled fusion energy by lowering the cost of more-mature fusion concepts and enhancing the application of existing fusion research and development capabilities, the Department of Energy said Thursday

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Will Roper: US Military Should Invest in Ideas to Win Innovation Battle Against China

Will Roper, assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, technology and logistics and a 2019 Wash100 Award recipient, said the U.S. military should entice the country's venture capitalists to invest in novel defense technologies in order to keep ahead of China and “win the innovation battle,” Breaking Defense reported Thursday.

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Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley Warns of Foreign Space Threats to US Satellites

Army Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley, director of the Defense Intelligence Agency and a 2019 Wash100 Award winner, mentioned at a conference the development of foreign space and counter-space capabilities that could target U.S. satellites and ground control platforms in future conflicts, SpaceNews reported Thursday.

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