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DARPA Seeks Ideas to Create Domain-Based Search Platform

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has asked industry to submit proposals on how to develop search technology for organizing public information from the web. DARPA’s Memex program seeks a domain-based search engine that can discover, index and display domain-based content, according to a Feb. 4 FedBizOpps post. According to …

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DARPA Hosts Robotics Challenge for Rescue Initiatives

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has hosted a robotics competition aimed at testing the rescue capabilities of the machines, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Danielle Wiener-Bronner writes DARPA planned to use the competition as a means to develop technology intended for disaster rescue operations. According to the robotics challenge site, the DARPA event …

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Arati Prabhakar Talks DARPA Space Access Program

Arati Prabhakar, director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, summarized at a recent industry technology event the body of work DARPA researchers is conducting to help advance the Defense Department‘s initiatives, FedScoop reported Tuesday. Dan Verton writes the DARPA chief spoke at a Northern Virginia Technology Council event Tuesday …

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DARPA Demos Mobile Network Tech

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has ended phase one of  field-testing of its Content-Based Mobile Edge Networking program, kicking off the next stage of the project aimed to mature the technology. CBMEN was created for battlefield applications and works to make squad members’ mobile devices function as portable servers …

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DARPA Wants Cloud to Secure Military Operations During Cyber Attacks

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has begun developing cloud-based services intended to secure the military’s operations during cyber attacks, Defense Systems reported Wednesday. John Edwards writes the mission-oriented resilient cloud program is intended to identify and address cyber threats while helping to keep cloud infrastructures operating amid an ongoing …

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Report: DARPA Director Regina Dugan to Join Google

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Director Regina Dugan is leaving her post after more than two years to take a position with Google, Wired reported. Eric Mazzacone, a DARPA spokesperson, told Wired Dugan will attain a senior executive position with the Internet company within the next few weeks. DARPA Deputy …

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Defense Cyber Research Spending to Go Up 50% by 2017

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency plans to increase its cybersecurity research spending by 50 percent over the next five years, DARPA Director Regina Dugan said Monday according to a report in InformationWeek. DARPA’s budget request for fiscal year 2012, which began Oct. 1, called for its cyber research funding …

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