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WASHINGTON, DC – JAN. 20: U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo speaks during the United States Conference of Mayors 91st Winter Meeting in Washington, DC. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Commerce to launch CHIPS Act tech hubs this summer: Gina Raimondo

The Tech Hubs program, which was enacted as part of the CHIPS Act, seeks to build and support new R&D capacity across the U.S.
WASHINGTON, DC – DECEMBER 15: U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during the Leaders Session – Partnering on Agenda 2063 at the U.S. – Africa Leaders Summit on December 15, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images).

Biden administration launches Africa digital transformation initiative

It will provide the continent with $350million to expand digital access and literacy as well as $450 million in loan financing.
Director of U.S. Office of Personnel Management Kiran Ahuja speaks during a roundtable with U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh, and federal workers on Oct. 20, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images).

Kiran Ahuja: OPM working to address ‘true angst’ over federal IT hiring inequities

The Office of Personnel Management director says her agency is launching a governmentwide pay band for federal cyber and IT staff and will set up a new…