Federal CTO Aneesh Chopra Resigns
Chopra, the first person to hold the federal CTO post and a strong voice behind Obama administration efforts on open government, will depart in February.
AT&T Loses $6.7B, Faults FCC Regulation
AT&T CEO complained about inconsistent government regulation and the need for spectrum to serve rural America as the company recorded massive fourth-quarter loss.
Top 10 Open Government Websites
Federal agencies face White House orders to become more transparent. These websites expose new data sets, support public petitions, and reveal where taxpayer money goes.
SOPA Stalling As Opposition Grows
Two controversial anti-piracy bills, SOPA in the House and PIPA in the Senate, face mounting criticism for going too far to block pirated content.
Google+ Search Controversy Grows
Twitter and privacy experts cry foul over Google's inclusion of
Google+ content in its search results, raise issue of further
Top 9 Health IT Stories Of 2011
2011 was a challenging year for healthcare IT professionals. Providers rolled out electronic health record systems to qualify for the government's Meaningful Use financial incentives. Meanwhile, mobile health apps took off, e-prescribing increased, health info exchanges got a start, and some organizations suffered data breaches. On the plus side, more health IT jobs became available.