FedWire: NIST chips, women role models and VTOL X-Plane Program

2013_04_fedwire2001FedWire is FedScoop’s afternoon roundup of news and notes from the federal IT community. Send your links and videos to

Mobile download speeds rising.

VTOL X-Plane Program takes off.

Why counting federal structures isn’t easy.


Tiny, cheap, foolproof SHIELD.

NASA releases first interactive mosaic of lunar North Pole.

We the Geeks: women role models.

Army on schedule with hypersonic missile program.

Photo of the week: Pi + NASA + supercomputing.


NIST chips help find evidence of origin of the universe.

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