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GAO Issues Report on AI Tech’s Benefits, Implications for Research, Policy

The Government Accountability Office released a technology assessment report in March that summarizes the outcomes of a forum on artificial intelligence held in July 2017 and cited the benefits of using AI in cybersecurity, automated vehicles, financial services and criminal justice sectors identified by event participants. GAO said in a report published Tuesday …

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Research Finds DOE Sponsorship Facilitates Modern Tech Development; Rick Perry Comments

A study by an Energy Department committee has found that DOE-funded basic research and scientific programs have led to some technological advancements over the past four decades. The Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee’s report, titled A Remarkable Return on Investment in Fundamental Research,” explores the link between department-sponsored fundamental research efforts and …

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NIST Backs University-Led Computing, Storage Material Research Effort

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has awarded initial funds to support a Purdue University-led research project that seeks to develop new semiconductor materials for storage and novel computing applications. NIST said Friday the New Materials for Logic, Memory and Interconnects effort will explore technologies to support innovation within the U.S. semiconductor …

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Report: DIUx Obligates $100M to Fund Pilot Programs

The Defense Department‘s Defense Innovation Unit Experimental organization has so far awarded approximately $100 million to fund 45 pilot programs in multiple technology areas, Defense News reported Friday. The report said DIUx issued contract awards approximately three months after the agency collected responses to solicitations and collaborated with service branches interested …

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George Mason University-Led Consortium to Manage DHS-Funded Criminal Network Analysis CoE

The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate has selected George Mason University to lead a consortium of academic, government, laboratory and industry partners that will operate a new Criminal Investigations and Network Analysis Center of Excellence. DHS said Wednesday the center will work alongside federal, state and local law enforcement agencies …

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