April McClain-Delaney left her post at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) on Friday, where she served as deputy administrator of the agency and deputy assistant secretary for the Commerce Department.
With a potential government shutdown looming over the horizon, Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo warned lawmakers today of the “crushing” impact that a possible shutdown could have on the current work being done under the CHIPS and Science Act that passed last year.
The Department of Commerce (DOC) and its National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) comment are seeking industry insight on how to modernize the technology that NTIA uses to manage the use of radio frequency spectrum.
The Department of Commerce (DoC) established a new data working group this week that aims to prepare public data to be AI-ready, according to DoC Chief Data Officer (CDO) Oliver Wise.
The Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced it has upgraded two twin supercomputers responsible for the nation’s Weather and Climate Operational Supercomputing System (WCOSS), expanding their computing capacity by 20 percent.
The U.S. Department of Commerce has blacklisted affiliates of two European spyware technology makers – Cytrox and Intellexa – by adding them to the agency’s “Entity List” for allegedly trafficking in cyber exploits that can enable campaigns of repression and other human rights abuses.
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) received 127 applications requesting $1.39 billion to support testing and research and development activities related to open and interoperable wireless networks.
Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo has named Richard Carrizzo board chair of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet), which operates as an independent authority within the Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and provides wireless network services to first responders.
The IT landscape is rapidly evolving and can often present new and unknown challenges to chief information officers (CIOs). André Mendes, CIO at the Department of Commerce (DoC), joined the General Services Administration’s (GSA) High-Performance Computing Summit today to offer advice for CIOs as they navigate the new landscape.
Department of Commerce (DoC) Secretary Gina Raimondo warned members of Congress this week that proposals by House Republicans to cut funding to fiscal year 2022 levels would be a “huge step backward” to U.S. national security, as well as creating a “dangerous” hit to U.S. technological leadership.
The U.S. Department of Commerce (DoC) is proposing to create national security “guardrails” for the CHIPS Incentives Program to ensure that technology and innovation funded by the CHIPS and Science Act are not used for malign purposes by adversaries of the U.S. and its allies.
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) administrator said today that the Federal government’s recent historic investment in broadband is this generation’s one chance to connect everyone in the country.
A new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) reveals that the U.S. Census Bureau spent less than it expected to on the 2020 Census, with technology being one key area that helped it to cut costs.
The Department of Commerce (DoC) has appointed Ines Hernandez to a newly created role as the agency’s counselor for equity.
The U.S. Department of Commerce on Feb. 17 announced the appointments of more than a dozen people joining the team overseeing implementation of the CHIPS and Science Act.
The Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) – which is overseeing the distribution of billions of dollars worth of broadband expansion funding – has added two new senior officials to the agency’s lineup.
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) issued a call for comment on Jan. 18 seeking public input on ‘how companies’ data practices may impose outsized harm on marginalized or underserved communities.”
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will be focused on funding broadband programs, developing a national spectrum policy, and protecting privacy rights for marginalized groups in 2023.
NOAA Fisheries, an office of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), is leveraging technology to more easily combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing, with the aim of protecting ocean ecosystems and sustainable fisheries.
The Commerce Department’s U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) component is gearing up to facilitate a big push to build local technology hubs across the country, according to Alejandra Y. Castillo, assistant Commerce secretary and head of the EDA, who spoke at a Nov. 1 event organized by Route Fifty.
President Biden signed the Chips and Science Act into law just last month, but Department of Commerce (DoC) Secretary Gina Raimondo said this week that Americans need to see tangible benefits from this legislation “as fast as possible” to build needed long-term support for domestic semiconductor production.
The Department of Commerce (DoC) has released a new report outlining how the department will approach implementing zero trust security measures in the process of validating microchips and microelectronics.
The Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced $143.6 million in funds awarded from the Internet for All Initiative’s Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program (TBCP) to Tribes in California and Washington.
A new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) points to the need for more workforce training on “soft skills” to fill jobs that are less likely to disappear due to tech-driven automation.
The Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is doubling the size of its Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program, to $1.98 billion, NTIA said on August 9.