FCC Chair Wants More Broadband
A 10% increase in broadband availability means a 1.2 to 1.5 point increase in GDP, Federal Communications Commission Chair Julius Genachowski says.
Feds Launch Health IT Blog
Health and Human Services' Health IT Buzz blog covers security, regulatory, standards, and other issues.
Obama Team Challenges Web Developers
Having rebuilt Whitehouse.gov on the open source Drupal platform, President Obama's new media team is calling on the open source community for new ideas and technology.
FCC Speeds Cell Tower Reviews
The "shot clock" rule will set a limit on how long local governments can review applications for new cellular towers.
Programmers Charged In Madoff Scheme
Two men were arrested for developing and maintaining computer programs that helped convicted Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff cover up his operation.
Data-Driven Crime Fighting
Law enforcement agencies adopt new tools in an effort to be more proactive in getting resources where they're most needed.
RFID Makes Slow And Steady Progress
RFID isn't changing the world, but it's being used strategically in government and business to track animals, stock products, and tag documents.
NASA Space Technologies Go Mainstream
In its annual report, the space agency identifies 49 technologies that are being repurposed in the private sector, including scheduling software for hospitals and a tuning circuit for 3G networks.