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NIST kicks off round 2 of SmartAmerica Challenge

The National Institute of Standards and Technology and several partners announced round two of the SmartAmerica Challenge: the year-long Global City Teams Challenge .

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Marin judge orders Lowe's Home Centers to pay $1.6 million settlement

North Carolina-based Lowe's Home Centers has been ordered to pay $1.6 million to settle a lawsuit by prosecutors from Marin and four other counties alleging inaccurate and misleading advertising, the district attorney's office announced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: San Joaquin County, CA, Stanislaus County, CA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Federal Computer Week

NIST seeks feedback on standards to protect critical infrastructure

The National Institute of Standards and Technology wants to hear from critical infrastructure providers about their experiences with the six-month-old voluntary cybersecurity framework.

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GlobeNewswire

3D Systems and SME Announce Formation of Advisory Board for Its M.Lab21 Education Initiative

The advisory committee will assist, support, provide leadership and advocate for the M.Lab21 initiative.

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Related Topix: Scientific Instruments, 3D Systems, Electronics, Software, Startups, Intel

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Bio IT World

Updates from the Genome in a Bottle Consortium

At last week's Next Generation Dx Summit in Washington, DC, Justin Zook of the National Institute of Standards and Technology discussed the progress and future goals of the Genome in a Bottle project, which aims to create near-perfectly characterized human genome sequences for use as reference standards.

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Related Topix: Nigel Bennett, Biotech, Science / Technology, Bioinformatics, Science

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

NIST Seeks Info on User Experiences with Cybersecurity Framework

WASHINGTON, Aug. 22 -- Information Technology Laboratory, a sub-agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology, issued the following news release: Six months ago, the National Institute of Standards and Technology released version 1.0 of its voluntary Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure ... (more)

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

ComputerWorld

NIST taking input for mobile security guidelines

The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology is developing a guide for testing third-party apps to ensure that they are secure and don't introduce any vulnerabilities.

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EurekAlert!

JILA team finds first direct evidence of 'spin symmetry' in atoms

Just as diamonds with perfect symmetry may be unusually brilliant jewels, the quantum world has a symmetrical splendor of high scientific value.

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Related Topix: Physics, Science, University of Colorado Boulder

Sys-Con Media

Opportunities for Funding: U.S.-Israel Cooperation in Innovative...

New Call for Proposals announced by the BIRD Foundation, in cooperation with the U.S. Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Israel Ministry of Economy, Office of the Chief Scientist.

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Sys-Con Media

NEC Ranks First in NIST Fingerprint Matching Technology Benchmark Test

Tokyo, Aug 21, 2014 - - NEC Corporation's fingerprint identification technology has garnered the top place for matching accuracy in the Proprietary Fingerprint Template Test , a benchmark test conducted by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology to measure performance of fingerprint matching software by utilizing vendor proprietary ... (more)

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Related Topix: Computers, NEC Corp

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Tribune

2 from Schneck named to board

The United State Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology recently named Tammy Dye and Suzi Wright, both with Schneck Medical Center, to the board of examiners for the 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.

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Related Topix: Seymour, IN

Daily Camera

All agreed: Boulder-groomed trails near NIST should be designated

Brent Combs, of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks, removes one of the barricades to a trail on NIST property along Broadway last week.

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Related Topix: Boulder, CO

Tue Aug 19, 2014

EurekAlert!

NMR using Earth's magnetic field

Earth's magnetic field, a familiar directional indicator over long distances, is routinely probed in applications ranging from geology to archaeology.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, Berkeley, CA, UC Berkeley

Department of Commerce

NIST to Establish Research Center of Excellence for Forensic Science

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has announced a competition to create a Forensic Science Center of Excellence dedicated to collaborative, interdisciplinary research.

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Computer Weekly

US nuclear regulator hacked several times over three years

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has been hacked three times in the past three years, a report has revealed.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

IndyMedia

Kevin Ryan : On Why NIST's 9/11 WTC Reports Are False And Unscientific

In 2002, the US National Institute of Standards and Technology was tasked by the US Government with "determin[ing] why and how WTC 1 and WTC 2 collapsed following the initial impacts of the aircraft and why and how WTC 7 collapsed."

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

It's a Match: NIST and Prince George's County Crime Lab Team Up on Ballistics Research

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 -- The U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology issued the following news: Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology are working to improve ballistics matching methods with assistance from the Prince George's County, Maryland, Police Department Crime Laboratory.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Science, Computer Science

Customer Interaction Solutions

Beyond Six Nines: Ultra-enriched Silicon Paves the Road to Quantum Computing

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 -- Physical Measurement Laboratory, a sub-agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology, issued the following news release: Using a relatively straightforward technique, a team of NIST researchers has created what may be the most highly enriched silicon currently being produced.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Jetson Green

Year Long Study of Net-Zero Energy Home Completed Successfully

It has now been a year since the Net-Zero Energy Residential Test Facility in Washington DC has been built and its energy harvesting capabilities began to be monitored.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Virgin Islands Daily News

Feds visit Bureau of Technology to review grant use

Representatives from a federal granting agency were in the territory, reviewing the Bureau of Information Technology's use of grants funds awarded to help the local government plan for participating in a nationwide first responders/public safety broadband network.

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