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Report Calls for Significant Increase in Federal AI Research Spending to $25B; Rep. Will Hurd Quoted

Rep. Will Hurd

A new report from the Bipartisan Policy Center and the Center for New American Security recommends that the federal government immediately double research-and-development spending on artificial intelligence and increase R&D funding for AI efforts to $25 billion by fiscal year 2025.

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Charles Bolden: NASA Eyes Continued Space Cooperation with Int’l Counterparts

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has said the agency’s international counterparts remain interested in spaceflight cooperation projects with the U.S. despite concerns over the next administration’s plans for space programs, Space News reported Monday. Jeff Foust writes Bolden told a Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies breakfast event in Washington that he will meet with officials …

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Treasury Sec. Jack Lew: US, UK Coordinate to Bolster Financial Service Cybersecurity

Several U.S. and British government and financial services industry representatives held a tabletop exercise Thursday as they seek to create a shared understanding of cybersecurity incident response, data sharing and public communication issues. The Treasury Department said Thursday the joint U.S.-U.K. meeting was part of a translantic effort in cyberspace and aimed to …

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US, Japan Ink Cyber-Space-ISR Collaboration Pacts

The U.S. and Japan have signed a new set of military and diplomatic agreements to collaborate on cyber, space and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance initiatives, Defense Systems reported Wednesday. Mark Pomerleau writes that the partnership comes amid an increase of Chinese military activities in the Asia-Pacific region. The cybersecurity cooperation agreement focuses on the exchange …

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Reuters: Japan Considers Funding Options for Arms Exports, Int’l Industrial Ties

Japan is considering a plan to form a new government-supported financing body for military exports and international industry cooperation, Reuters reported Wednesday. Tim Kelly and Nobuhiro Kubo write advisory panel of 10 members from the country’s banking, legal, academic and defense sectors will meet after lower house elections in mid-December to discuss options. Reuters reports the …

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