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Gov't Report: Feds Spend Billions To Run Old Technology

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WASHINGTON (AP) – Congressional investigators say the government spends about three-fourths of its technology budget maintaining aging computer systems. That includes platforms more than 50 years old in such vital areas as nuclear weapons and Social Security. 114 more words

News

GAO Report On Segregation In America’s Schools “Confirms Exactly What We’ve Known”

It’s been 62 years since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the landmark case Brown vs. the Board of Education decision that school segregation was unconstitutional.  549 more words

Entertainment

DoD Releases Department-wide Strategy to Prevent Retaliation Associated with Reporting Sexual Assault or Harassment

Today, the Department of Defense released a department-wide strategy to improve the way it provides support to service members who experience retaliation and to align prevention and response efforts across the services. 368 more words

Department Of Defense

6 Things We Learned About The IRS's Fight Against Fraud And Identity Theft

Things are difficult for the IRS right now. For the last few years, people contacting the IRS have encountered lengthy phone hold times, and identity theft and refund fraud drain billions of dollars’ worth of tax refunds into the pockets of international criminals. 556 more words

F-35 Will Fly Despite Software Glitches That Could Ground the Entire Fleet

Problems with the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter’s software could lead to a fleet-wide grounding, a new report by the Government Accountability Office says.

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Tech

Federal Register Highlights - 4/15/16

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for April 15, 2016:

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the operating schedule that governs the Delair Bridge across the Delaware River, mile 104.6, between Philadelphia PA and Delair, NJ. 271 more words

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