FedWire: FTC combats robocalls, White House Maker Faire questions answered and cyber in future warfare.


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FTC’s DEF CON contest to combat robocalls.

Five questions about the White House Maker Faire.


Cyber is key to future warfare.

DARPA’s Defense Sciences Office.

New chairman for the National Intelligence Council.

4G LTE hits the battlefield.

Billy Mitchell

Written by Billy Mitchell

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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