Financial Services Like The Cloud, Provided It's Private
The panel was on "Financial Services in a Cloud Connected World." Its members were representatives of New York's big banks, a Wall Street consultancy and an industry advisory group, all assembled for the first event the morning after the CA World 2010 party at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. It was time to get serious about cloud computing.
Congress Considering Rewrite Of Telecom Law
House and Senate leaders are looking to take up the contentious issue of whether to reclassify broadband as a telecommunications service, subjecting it to more regulation.
Europe Sets Broadband Strategy
The European Commission says moving to a single broadband market would overcome a host of challenges and improve its citizens' access to high-speed Internet.
Data.gov To Relaunch Friday
The federal government's online data repository is getting a redesign that will add Microsoft's Bing search, feature links to data sets and applications, and focus on usability.
E-Health Laggards Need To Start Moving Now
Healthcare providers starting from scratch with projects to implement e-health record systems in hopes of cashing in on the government's $20 billion-plus meaningful use incentive programs had better get going.
FBI CIO Unveils Next-Gen IT Strategy
Despite a setback to its Sentinel case-management system, the agency is deploying a high-speed network, new Office-based PCs, and other infrastructure improvements.
Healthcare Fraud Losses Narrowing
Attorney General Eric Holder says stiffer penalties and improved data systems are helping the federal government crack down on healthcare fraud cases.
Facebook Faces FTC Complaint
Privacy groups tell the Federal Trade Commission and Congress that the social network is violating consumer protection laws.
OMB Gets Low Marks On Transparency
The Office of Management and Budget is in charge of the Open Government Directive, but a watchdog group found its plan among the government's worst.
HHS Awards $220 Million For Health IT
The Beacon Communities, administered by the Department of Health and Human Services, aim to showcase how health IT can improve the care of patients nationwide.