Universal Cell Phone Charger Gets EU OK
Manufacturers endorsing EU agreement include Apple, LG, Motorola, Nokia, Qualcomm, and RIM. Concept has been endorsed in the US by the CTIA wireless association.
Does Twitter Match The Mission?
A CIO with the U.S. Air Force argues that government-technology decision makers must apply cost-benefit analysis in determining whether Web 2.0 tools make sense for their agencies.
ICANN Names Security Expert As CEO
Rod Beckstrom, former director of the U.S. National Cybersecurity Center, faces demands to make the US organization into an international body.
10 Questions For Federal CTO Aneesh Chopra
Chopra talks about the role of technology in government policy, and advancing Obama's healthcare IT, smart grid, education technology, and economic development agendas.
DTV Switch: Mostly A Smooth Move
The great majority of television-watching Americans weren't affected by the change to digital broadcasting because they receive their signals from cable and satellite TV providers.
Army Unblocks Some Social Media Sites
U.S. troops within the contiguous United States can now access Facebook, Delicious, Flickr, Twitter, Vimeo, and Web-based e-mail. YouTube and some other sites are still blocked.
Air Force Names Cyberwarfare Commander
The 24th Air Force, which will likely be based at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas, will focus exclusively on cyberwarfare as part of the larger Air Force Space Command.