DOD Aims To Improve Info Sharing
Defense Department plans to use semantic Web principles to improve how data is shared, analyzed, and reported across myriad systems.
NASA Launches Mobile Apps Store
Agency employees and contractors can download apps for smartphones to access internal information, although choices are thin to start.
AT&T Desperate To Save T-Mobile Bid
AT&T appears to be willing to do anything to salvage its plan to acquire T-Mobile USA, despite the roadblocks being thrown in its way by the government.
NASA's Next Mission: Deep Space
NASA's Mars Science Lab and Curiosity rover are the next steps in a long-term plan to travel farther and faster into space. Check out this visual tour of the future spacecrafts and tools that will get them there.
Medicare Delays HIPAA 5010 Enforcement
Doctor offices and hospitals will now have until the end of March to get up to speed with new electronic transaction set for processing insurance claims.
Feds Detail Supercomputing's Future
Federal agencies are working on everything from supercomputing in the cloud to software optimizations for fusion research, and will be discussing their research at this week's annual SC11 conference.
Cloud Security: Better Than We Think?
Conventional wisdom says that cloud computing is inherently less secure. But many government experts are focused on cloud computing's security strengths.
Government Agencies Go Google+
Since Google released Google+ Pages for businesses and organizations earlier this week, government agencies have been rapidly creating Google+ accounts.
Progress On Health Data Exchange Specs
Seven states, eight e-health records vendors, and three health information exchange providers agree to support interoperability standards that also could make health data exchange easier nationally.
NASA Aims To Build Tractor Beam
Towing spaceships isn't in the immediate plans, but the agency hopes $100,000 investment in moving objects with lasers will pay off in the laboratory.