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Uncle Sam to inject $50M into auto-patcher for hospital IT — The Register

The US government's Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H) has pledged more than $50 million to fund the development of technology that aims to automate the process of securing hospital IT environments, writes Jessica Lyons in The Register.

National Science Foundation launches AI research pilot

The U.S. National Science Foundation, in collaboration with 10 federal agencies and 25 private sector, nonprofit, and philanthropic organizations, has launched the National Artificial Intelligence Research Resource (NAIRR) pilot.

DARPA selects university and industry teams for ECOLE AI agents program

As part of DARPA’s Environment-driven Conceptual Learning (ECOLE) program, several university teams and industry performers will attempt to create artificial intelligence (AI) agents capable of continually learning from linguistic and visual input, the agency said in a statement. 

BAE Systems lands $7M DARPA contract to develop autonomous space-based surveillance technology

BAE Systems' research and development wing, Fast Labs, has landed a $7 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for its autonomous space-based target custody program, called Oversight.

Intel, UC San Diego join DARPA program to develop cryptographical solutions for security

Intel and UC San Diego have been selected to join DARPA's Hardening Development Toolchains Against Emergent Execution Engines (HARDEN) program.