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House approves $584.2 billion Defense spending plan for 2015

The bill, now headed to the Senate, includes a 1 percent pay increase but cuts some benefits.

Intelligence agency has a cold plan for faster, cheaper supercomputing

IARPA launches a program for cryogenic computing that could hit exascale levels while drawing considerably less power than today’s fastest machines.

Can transparent computing stop the worst cyberattacks?

A new DARPA program wants to throw light on the dark alleys in computer systems where Advanced Persistent Threats and other attacks hide.

DISA takes on defense of DOD networks

The agency's new role, part of the plan for an integrated defense, will allow the U.S. Cyber Command "to function at the operational level of war."

IG: DOD has dropped the ball on IPv6 transition

Report says the department needs to make a priority of enabling IPv6, which is seen as essential to handling all the new Internet-connected devices coming online.

DOD approves new mobile security credentials

PIV-I credentials from Operational Research Consultants could allow limited access for more than 40 million DOD partners worldwide.

Mobile satellite network gives Army swift artillery support

The Soldier Network Extension allows forward units to share target information from anywhere on the battlefield.

Handheld chemical detector can now sniff out explosives

With a few small add-ons, Army scientists adapt the familiar JCAD so that it can identify explosive residue.