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.
Will DOJ Tech Project Die After 10 Years?
Secure, interoperable radio network project created in the wake of 9/11 attacks may be headed for failure, with $356 million already spent, says report by DOJ''s inspector general.
Supercomputer Cools Off Using Groundwater
Novel cooling system turns normal groundwater into big savings for Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, which is running a new 162 teraflop supercomputer, Olympus.
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
Israeli, Saudi Hacker Battle Escalates
After several days of credit card breaches and payback hack attempts, Anonymous chimes in, purportedly releasing access credentials and URLs for Israeli industrial control systems.
NYC Unifies, Fortifies 911 System
Upgraded system supports 50,000 calls per hour, a volume that's nine times higher than was logged during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.