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Content tagged with Open Government posted in May 2009
Apple Awaits Tax Break In Plans For $1 Billion Data Center
News  |  5/27/2009  | 
The company is eyeing North Carolina for an East Coast data center to serve its growing Internet operations.
How Cloud Computing Jump-Started A State Agency
News  |  5/21/2009  | 
A new CIO, a shrinking budget, and a commitment to serving mobile employees pointed to the solution: cloud apps and a cluster of virtualized x86 servers.
Google, Utilities Bringing Energy Usage Data To Consumers
News  |  5/20/2009  | 
The PowerMeter software displays data provided by the new generation of network-ready smart power meters that are being installed by various utilities.
California Agency Embraces Mobility, Cloud Computing
News  |  5/20/2009  | 
The state's Public Utilities Commission is using the Open Campus application to give employees wireless access as well as virtual desktops and diskless laptops to ensure data security.
Craigslist CEO Demands Apology From S.C. Attorney General
News  |  5/18/2009  | 
The reaction comes after criticism of the online classified ad site, including accusations that the site has engaged in criminal acts.
MBTA Drivers Cell Phone Use Ban Protested By Union
News  |  5/15/2009  | 
The action follows a driver's admission that he was texting when the trolley he was driving went through a red light and crashed into another trolley, injuring 50.
GE To Build Advanced Battery Plant In NY State
News  |  5/12/2009  | 
Sodium battery business is expected to bring 350 "green collar," clean technology jobs to upstate New York.
States Use BI, Data Warehousing To Recoup Unpaid Taxes
News  |  5/8/2009  | 
Ohio, which already uses Cognos business intelligence tools, will add a Teradata data warehouse and additional data mining tools to its tax collection arsenal.


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