FedWire: DARPA’s spacedrone, VA bettering claims system and 18F’s API standards


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DARPA woking on a spacedrone.

VA looks to better digital integrity of claims system.


18F’s API standards.

IT is part of governmentwide human capital shortfalls. 

DHS showcases nuclear forensics efforts.

Army creates common technology marketplace.

Obama rides in self-driving car simulator:


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Billy Mitchell is Senior Vice President and Executive Editor of Scoop News Group's editorial brands. He oversees operations, strategy and growth of SNG's award-winning tech publications, FedScoop, StateScoop, CyberScoop, EdScoop and DefenseScoop. After earning his degree at Virginia Tech and winning the school's Excellence in Print Journalism award, Billy received his master's degree from New York University in magazine writing.

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