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NASA Launches Online Tech Licensing Tool
News  |  11/27/2013  | 
QuickLaunch streamlines the licensing of more than 30 of the space agency's technologies.
Argonne Lab Taking Next Steps To Exascale Computing
News  |  11/26/2013  | 
Government sponsored research focuses on barriers to massive parallel processing.
FDA Tells 23andMe To Halt Gene Tests
News  |  11/25/2013  | 
FDA fears inaccurate test results could harm consumers.
FDCCI: Lots Of Opportunities - Or Lost Ones?
News  |  11/25/2013  | 
The Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative offered a great opportunity to redeploy resources. But agencies that didn't seize it now face a tougher investment environment.
HealthCare.gov Repairs: Traffic Goal In Sight
News  |  11/22/2013  | 
Consumers will be able to enroll normally by end of November, when HealthCare.gov is expected to handle a full traffic load, says an Obama administration troubleshooter.
Gates Foundation Big Data Grants Stress Open Data
News  |  11/22/2013  | 
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded six $100,000 grants to help improve everything from disaster response to municipal services.
Consumer Privacy Protections Need Review, GAO Tells Congress
News  |  11/22/2013  | 
A congressional research report concludes that the patchwork of consumer privacy laws needs national review to reflect the increasing industry use of consumer information.
How NASA Manages Big Data
News  |  11/21/2013  | 
Unmanned space missions can generate hundreds of terabytes of data every hour. What's a space agency to do?
OMB Sets Agency Deadlines To Strengthen Cybersecurity
News  |  11/21/2013  | 
The Obama administration issues new guidelines for continuous monitoring programs to bolster information security.
USAID Spurs Algorithm Designs To Predict Atrocities
News  |  11/20/2013  | 
The final round of the Tech Challenge for Atrocity Prevention included five winners that came up with models that could predict mass violence.
Distributed Databases: Stop Stalling
News  |  11/20/2013  | 
Your current RDBMS may well be perfectly functional. But big data and the nature of work mean it won't be for long. Then what?
Creating A Marketplace For Public-Private Innovations
News  |  11/19/2013  | 
Former US Transportation Department CIO Nitin Pradhan discusses why he established GOVonomy to match government needs with innovative technology startups
Information Sharing: Applying What We’ve Learned Since 9/11
Commentary  |  11/19/2013  | 
The National Strategy for Information Sharing builds on the lessons learned since the 2001 terrorist attacks, but more needs to be done.
Mass Analysis Of Satellite Images Aid Philippine Disaster Relief
News  |  11/19/2013  | 
DigitalGlobe serves up satellite imagery to crowd community to analyze Typhoon Haiyan’s destruction.
NASA Launches Next Mission To Mars
News  |  11/18/2013  | 
MAVEN is the first spacecraft dedicated to exploring the Red Planet’s upper atmosphere.
10 Cool DARPA Projects In Development
Slideshows  |  11/18/2013  | 
These breakthrough technologies address a range of military challenges, from mental disorders to battlefield safety.
What Early Adopters Learned Moving Email To The Cloud
News  |  11/18/2013  | 
Federal agencies are seeing productivity gains, as well as IT savings, but choosing the best platforms has become a more strategic decision for federal CIOs.
Welcome To The New InformationWeek
Commentary  |  11/15/2013  | 
We're leaving behind the old, one-way publishing model of business technology journalism and pioneering an approach that emphasizes community and true multiway discourse.
Intel's Mojo Returns
Commentary  |  11/15/2013  | 
Intel is finally putting together a sensible set of solutions that should bring back marketshare in emerging markets and stave off challenges in its profitable server business.
GPS Backup Plans Still Incomplete
News  |  11/15/2013  | 
Agencies tasked with developing backup plans for federally run GPS systems are making insufficient progress.
White House Unveils Big Data Projects, Round Two
News  |  11/12/2013  | 
White House announces dozens of new government-business-nonprofit collaborations to use big data for medical research, economics and more.
Feds Praise Open Data Health Cloud Launch
News  |  11/12/2013  | 
Taking advantage of more-open data standards in other countries, MedRed BT Health Cloud will provide public access to aggregated population health data.
Oracle Launches Brawnier Big Data Appliance
News  |  11/12/2013  | 
Oracle's Cloudera-powered Hadoop box gains new authentication, audit and query options courtesy of the Oracle software stack.
How To Build An Analytics A-Team
News  |  11/11/2013  | 
Five key big data roles will emerge as analytics tools become more popular in the enterprise, says one analyst firm.
IBM Answers Big Data Competition
Commentary  |  11/5/2013  | 
IBM responds to big data trendsetters, from Amazon and Cloudera to Splunk and Tableau. Here's what IBM offers now, what's coming and what stands out.
UPS Nets Huge Fuel Savings With Analytics
News  |  11/4/2013  | 
UPS' ORION telematics optimization program has already saved 1.5 million gallons of fuel per year by tightening logistics.


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