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At White House Science Fair, President Obama Calls on This Generation of Students to Tackle the Grand Challenges of Our Time

April 13, 2016

Today, President Obama will host the sixth and final White House Science Fair of his Administration and celebrate the student competitors and winners from a broad range of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) competitions.

US CTO Megan Smith highlights heritage of women in tech

April 12, 2016

Speaking at a Q&A in Manhattan hosted by Hearst Magazines, Smith talked about the benefits of adding technologists to the federal workforce as well as the Obama administration's stance on encryption. A big focus for her, though, was highlighting women technologists and scientists to help inspire the next generation of female engineers and mathematicians.

Your car's computers might soon get malware protection

April 11, 2016

Modern cars contain tens of specialized computers that control everything from infotainment functions to steering and brakes. The pressing need to protect these computers from hackers will likely open up a new market for car-related software security products. Karamba Security, a start-up based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, is one of the companies that has stepped up to answer this demand.