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NASCIO AND ACCENTURE INITIATIVE SUPPORTS STATE GOVERNMENT CLOUD ADOPTION

Accenture | October 12, 2021

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A new biennial study by the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) and Accenture (NYSE:ACN) focuses on increased interest and use of cloud technologies in state governments and provides an assessment tool to help guide advancements in states’ use of cloud The 2021 Accenture and NASCIO Cloud Study notes that cloud first appeared on NASCIO’s State CIO Top Ten priorities list in 2010. Even with considerable uptake of cloud in many state governme...

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ACM URGES TO SUSPEND USE OF FACIAL RECOGNITION BY BUSINESSES AND GOVERNMENTS

Association for Computing Machinery | July 01, 2020

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An Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) tech policy group today urged lawmakers to immediately suspend use of facial recognition by businesses and governments, citing documented ethnic, racial, and gender bias. In a letter (PDF) released today by the U.S. Technology Policy Committee (USTPC), the group acknowledges the tech is expected to improve in the future but is not yet “sufficiently mature” and is therefore a threat to people’s human and legal rights. “The conse...

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VERNDARI, INC. ANNOUNCES A FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AWARD TO SUPPORT DEVELOPMENT OF VERNDARI’S VAXIPATCH™ ALTERNATIVE VACCINE TECHNOLOGY

Verndari, Inc. | August 27, 2020

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Verndari, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company transforming vaccines with next generation science and delivery technology, announced today a federal government award to support development of Verndari’s VaxiPatch™ alternative vaccine technology. The award is funded through DRIVe the (Division of Research, Innovation, and Ventures) established by the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), under the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (...

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US IS PREPARING TO BAN FOREIGN-MADE DRONES FROM GOVERNMENT USE

Tech Crunch | March 12, 2020

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The Trump administration is preparing an executive order to ban federal departments and agencies from buying or using foreign-made drones, citing a risk to national security, TechCrunch has learned. The draft order, which was drafted in the past few weeks and seen by TechCrunch, would effectively ban both foreign-made drones or drones made with foreign components out of fear that sensitive data collected during their use could be transferred to adversarial nation-states. The order specifically c...

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GOVERNMENT BUSINESS

NASCIO AND ACCENTURE INITIATIVE SUPPORTS STATE GOVERNMENT CLOUD ADOPTION

Accenture | October 12, 2021

A new biennial study by the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) and Accenture (NYSE:ACN) focuses on increased interest and use of cloud technologies in state governments and provides an assessment tool to help guide advancements in states’ use of cloud The 2021 Accenture and NASCIO Cloud Study notes that cloud first appeared on NASCIO’s State CIO Top Ten priorities list in 2010. Even with considerable uptake of cloud in many state governme...

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ACM URGES TO SUSPEND USE OF FACIAL RECOGNITION BY BUSINESSES AND GOVERNMENTS

Association for Computing Machinery | July 01, 2020

An Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) tech policy group today urged lawmakers to immediately suspend use of facial recognition by businesses and governments, citing documented ethnic, racial, and gender bias. In a letter (PDF) released today by the U.S. Technology Policy Committee (USTPC), the group acknowledges the tech is expected to improve in the future but is not yet “sufficiently mature” and is therefore a threat to people’s human and legal rights. “The conse...

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VERNDARI, INC. ANNOUNCES A FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AWARD TO SUPPORT DEVELOPMENT OF VERNDARI’S VAXIPATCH™ ALTERNATIVE VACCINE TECHNOLOGY

Verndari, Inc. | August 27, 2020

Verndari, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company transforming vaccines with next generation science and delivery technology, announced today a federal government award to support development of Verndari’s VaxiPatch™ alternative vaccine technology. The award is funded through DRIVe the (Division of Research, Innovation, and Ventures) established by the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), under the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (...

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US IS PREPARING TO BAN FOREIGN-MADE DRONES FROM GOVERNMENT USE

Tech Crunch | March 12, 2020

The Trump administration is preparing an executive order to ban federal departments and agencies from buying or using foreign-made drones, citing a risk to national security, TechCrunch has learned. The draft order, which was drafted in the past few weeks and seen by TechCrunch, would effectively ban both foreign-made drones or drones made with foreign components out of fear that sensitive data collected during their use could be transferred to adversarial nation-states. The order specifically c...

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