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Content tagged with Open Government posted in June 2009
Amazon Drops More Affiliates Over Online Tax Issue
News  |  6/30/2009  | 
The online retailer has been dropping affiliates in states that approve the collection of sales taxes for online transactions.
Amazon Drops North Carolina SMBs Over Sales Tax Proposal
News  |  6/29/2009  | 
Trying to make up for declining state revenue, North Carolina is preparing to collect taxes on online transactions.
Virginia Probes Outsourcing Deal, CIO Fired
News  |  6/19/2009  | 
The state's $2.3 billion contract with Northrop Grumman is under fire from legislators.
Enhanced SMS Allows Vision, Hearing Impaired To Text 911
News  |  6/9/2009  | 
A public-safety group is launching mobile phone texting technology that allows impaired individuals to contact a 911 dispatcher without specialized communications devices or relay centers.
San Francisco Twitters With Citizens To Fix City
News  |  6/5/2009  | 
Twitter's hometown is making it easier for citizens to request government services and get information about what's going on in City Hall.
Ohio Schools Use Business Intelligence To Improve Student Performance
News  |  6/3/2009  | 
Nationwide Mutual Insurance is helping Columbus educators use BI tools to improve student achievement in core subjects, raise graduation rates, and create a road map for overall school reform.
CSC To Integrate Public-Private Clouds
News  |  6/3/2009  | 
Service offerings will target government and private sector organizations.
Boston-Power Pursues Stimulus Funds For Battery Plant
News  |  6/1/2009  | 
Manufacturer of notebook cells is seeking more than $100 million for Massachusetts facility.


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