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Army Research Effort Tackles Security in Warfighter Data Sharing

U.S. Army

The U.S. Army has created a tool that addresses cyber and physical challenges affecting private data sharing between fielded soldiers. The service branch said Thursday its Army Research Laboratory worked with partners to develop the DoppelGANger tool that models and assesses time series data based on network and system datasets.

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AI Commission Talks Digital Academy, Reserve Corps at House Subcommittee Hearing; NCSAI Chairman Eric Schmidt Quoted

AI Workforce

The National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence (NSCAI) told a House subcommittee Thursday that bold measures are needed to enhance the government’s artificial intelligence workforce and one of NSCAI’s recommendations is the creation of a “digital academy." The commission also suggested the creation of a digital reserve corps

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Mark Sirangelo Succeeds Eric Schmidt as Defense Innovation Board Chair

Mark Sirangelo

Mark Sirangelo, entrepreneur scholar in residence at the University of Colorado, has succeeded Eric Schmidt as chairman of the Defense Innovation Board (DIB). The report noted that DIB named Drew Endy, a professor at Stanford University and president of BioBricks Foundation, to the board. 

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DIU Selects Google Cloud to Develop AI Technology for DoD; Mike Daniels Quoted

Mike Daniels

Google Cloud has been selected by the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) to prototype an AI-enabled digital pathology solution at Department of Defense (DoD) facilities, including the delivery of augmented reality microscopes to DoD's medical facilities and access to artificial intelligence (AI) models. Google Cloud’s technology will enable doctors to more effectively treat and diagnose cancer.

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STS Partners with Google to Enhance US Navy Modernization; Mike Daniels, Aaron Kilinski Quoted

Mike Daniels

Google Cloud and Simple Technology Solutions (STS) will work with the U.S. Navy to modernize the maintenance and repairs inspection process for Navy vessels and facilities. The work was awarded to STS as a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research project due to the technology innovation and potential for commercialization.

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OSTP, NSF Announce Partnership to Expand Quantum Education; Michael Kratsios Quoted

Michael Kratsios

The White House's Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), National Science Foundation (NSF), industry, educational institutions and professional societies have launched a partnership to introduce quantum science and technologies to middle school and high school students.

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GSA Conducts Tests for User Verification Tech, Website Redirects

General Services

The General Services Administration (GSA) is currently testing a Google-designed verification tool meant to determine if comments were submitted by real users. GSA said that that the agency it aims to manage software-generated comments and support the integrity of the rulemaking process through the reCAPTCHA tool.

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House Armed Services Committee Proposes $740.5B NDAA to Establish National Cloud for AI Research Integrated Into FY 2021 NDAA

Artificial Intelligence

The House Armed Services Committee has proposed National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2021, which has included a bill that would create a national cloud infrastructure for artificial intelligence research, Nextgov reported Thursday.

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Team Telecom Offers Recommendation to FCC on Pacific Light Cable Network’s Application

FCC

Team Telecom has recommended that the Federal Communications Commission deny Pacific Light Cable Network’s (PLCN) application to establish direct undersea cable connection between the U.S. and Hong Kong citing national security risks. “PLCN’s high capacity and low latency would encourage U.S. communications traffic crossing the Pacific to detour through Hong Kong before reaching intended destinations in other parts of the Asia Pacific region,” DOJ said in the report.

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