NASA Cranks Up Its Rocket Science
Commercial space industry tests rockets, books flights, and builds spaceports in anticipation of playing a bigger role in the U.S. space program.
Patent Trolls Decimate Innovation
Study finds the cost of patent litigation brought by non-practicing entities comes to about a tenth of R&D spending by U.S. businesses.
Feds Begin Work On BYOD Policy
Federal CIO VanRoekel announces an innovation center to help agencies share digital services, as well as a new advisory group working on a bring-your-own-device policy.
25 CIOs Transforming Healthcare
InformationWeek Healthcare's second annual list of IT executives highlights the exceptional thinkers and doers who are moving patient care forward.
Google Sees Surge In Censorship Demands
Silencing speech isn't just for dictators; democracies are trying it also. U.S. authorities, for example, asked Google to remove information 6,192 times in the second half of 2011.
Pentagon Outlines Mobile Device Plan
The Department of Defense releases a formal strategy that outlines its goals, challenges, and next steps in adopting commercial mobile devices and mobile applications.
Medical Specialists Encouraged To Use More IT
National Committee for Quality Assurance dangles recognition
program to get specialty practices to coordinate with primary care doctors and inform patients via email, websites, and other
Health IT Faces Eventful Summer
Supreme Court's upcoming decision on healthcare reform and feds'
Meaningful Use Stage 2 final rules add up to a heated summer for healthcare IT execs.