From the SIGNAL Blog
Sandia National Laboratories and the Georgia Institute of Technology signed a five-year memorandum of understanding that enables them to collaboratively solve science and technology problems of national importance. [Read more...]
With limited exceptions, all protests originate with disappointed bidders, so on the surface, all protests are the fault of contractors. But how did the contractor find itself with the need to protest? [Read more...]
The information age is on the brink of a new revolution as quantum mechanics begins to influence its developments. But uncertainty reigns when it comes to predicting what will emerge and how it will affect the world. [Read more...]
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The DSCOVR satellite reached its orbit position 1 million miles from Earth, little more than 100 days after its winter launch. The satellite will become the first operational spacecraft in deep space to provide constant weather analysis. [Read more...]
The significant federal government cyberbreach that let hackers swipe the personal data of more than 4 million current and former federal employees has all the trappings of a targeted nation-state attack aimed at gleaning critical information on federal workers; and current cyber protection methods might not be enough to prevent future attacks. [Read more...]
The U.S. Army has received approval to proceed to full-rate production and fielding of its mobile tactical communications network backbone, Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 2. [Read more...]
This Month in SIGNAL Magazine
Check out the June issue of SIGNAL Magazine with articles focusing on Marine Corps technologies and cognitive computing.
The U.S. Marine Corps is looking toward its major information technology support projects to serve its tactical command, control, communications and computers needs. [Read more...]
Scientists experience breakthroughs in all areas of artificial intelligence. [Read more...]
China is introducing designs for catamarans—and even trimarans—that seem destined to serve as the country's littoral combat ships. [Read more...]
The Bottom Line
Technology is a wonderful way to stay in touch, but it's summer and time to put gadgets away for a bit. Taking paid vacation days benefits not just you and your family but also the economy. [Read more...]