Back-to-back computer glitches have put Mars mission's science observations on hold for nearly three weeks.
Microsoft stopped offering browser-choice screen to European Windows consumers, in violation of 2009 agreement with antitrust regulators.
IRIS satellite captures never-before-seen details of the sun, enabling scientists to better understand its effect on Earth.
Rock testing shows presence of crucial elements that could once have supported life.
The White House late Tuesday issued a long-awaited executive order to bolster the nation's cyber defenses. But that order leaves some questions unanswered.
NASA will significantly scale back its Mars missions in April as the Red Planet moves behind the sun as viewed from Earth.
Bad news has emerged for fans of PGP and other encryption services. The NSA is taking a gloves-off approach when you go this route.
Easy access to government online has gone from being nice-to-have to being necessary in the "open government" era, with many government websites taking advantage of modern designs and technologies to help do the trick.
From next-generation aircraft to smarter missiles, projects launched by DARPA's Tactical Technology Office push new limits. Take a closer look.
How did Mars lose its atmosphere? NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft, now en route to the Red Planet, aims to find out.
There were many other topics that rounded out the IT conversation in government this year: big data, open government data, FedRAMP cloud computing security standards, the government's digital strategy, to name a few. What do you think made a difference in 2013, or is likely to in 2014? Leave a comment.
Wyatt Kash is editor of InformationWeek Government.
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