Tag Archives: API

Jamie Holcombe: USPTO Uses Machine Learning to Accelerate Patent Classification Process

Jamie Holcombe

Jamie Holcombe, chief information officer of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), said machine learning helps USPTO speed up the process of assigning patent applications to examiners. USPTO is tapping vendors to help perform patent classifications and compare them against the agency’s algorithms. Holcombe said allowing patent examiners to work with vendors allows the agency to further improve the algorithms.

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GSA Unveils Updated Site Used for Public Comment Submission; Krystal Brumfield, Virginia Huth Quoted

GSA Transactional Data

The General Services Administration (GSA) has launched an updated version of Regulations.gov, a federal shared service that allows the public to gain access to regulatory and deregulatory actions and submit comments on rulemakings. The updated site, which has been in the testing phase since July 2019, comes with reCAPTCHA and a new comment application programming interface.

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VA Uses API Tech to Facilitate Data Transfers With Third Parties

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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) uses a platform that allows for secure data exchanges between the country's veterans and third-party organizations. VA plans to further develop API services in support of health data collection and management. The department also wants to apply API technology to appeal submissions and engagements with other federal agencies.

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Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions Supports Wind River’s Cybersecurity Efforts


Wind River has collaborated with Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions to offer integrated cybersecurity and anti-tamper protections for aerospace and defense systems. The advanced solutions will further security and performance requirements for mission-critical applications. Wind River Titanium Security Suite will deliver proven capabilities to provide secure, trusted and controlled execution. 

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HHS Unveils Online Resources for Health IT Standards Compliance

Health IT Standards

The Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology has introduced online resources to help health IT professionals comply with new electronic health information system standards. The website also covers topics such as compliance date extensions, health IT certification and test procedures. 

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GSA’s Centers of Excellence, OPM Issue RFIs on Retirement Benefit App Modernization Projects

The General Services Administration’s Centers of Excellence initiative and the Office of Personnel Management have partnered to modernize OPM’s two applications used to determine retirement benefits of federal employees, Federal News Network reported Wednesday.

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