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Feds To Employees: Use Your Own Devices At Work
News  |  2/7/2012  | 
Survey finds that 62% of agencies encourage staffers to bring their own mobile devices to work to save the agencies money. Close to half of federal employees are doing just that.
Federal Standards Body Focuses On Big Data, Cloud
News  |  2/7/2012  | 
National Institute of Standards and Technology's new IT Lab Director Chuck Romine says agency is focusing on big data, cloud computing, mobility, and cybersecurity in the coming year.
Air Force Command To Buy Tablets
News  |  2/7/2012  | 
Military unit will replace paper manuals and navigational charts with up to 18,000 iPads or other tablet devices.
Google Unveils 'Secret Lab' For Radical Ideas
News  |  2/6/2012  | 
What 'skunkworks' projects are underway at Google? New website aims to bring together big thinkers and big problems, such as climate change and cancer.
NASA Seeks Smaller, Better Satellites
News  |  2/6/2012  | 
Agency puts out call for flight demos of small satellites that can do more, while being launched more quickly and more cheaply, to provide new opportunities for space research and communications.
Interpol Preps Gobal Cybercrime Center
News  |  2/6/2012  | 
Singapore-based center, set to open in 2014, aims to strengthen international cybercrime investigations.
ICD-10 Conversion: Do Or Die
Commentary  |  2/6/2012  | 
Failure to meet upcoming deadlines could mean major disruptions in claims payments for healthcare organizations.
DHS Simulation Software Predicts Bomb Blast Paths
News  |  2/3/2012  | 
New tool uses interface based on Google Earth plus modeling and simulation to predict how car or truck bombs would impact the streets of lower Manhattan. Goals include safer buildings and better escape routes.
Google Rejects EU Request On Privacy Policy Consolidation
News  |  2/3/2012  | 
EU regulators want Google to delay its plan to combine privacy policies. But Google doesn't like that idea.
National Security Agency Plans Smartphone Adoption
News  |  2/3/2012  | 
NSA is piloting secure smartphones now and plans broader adoption of commercially available devices that can access classified networks.
Anonymous Hacked FBI Conference Call
News  |  2/3/2012  | 
FBI confirms legitimacy of 16-minute call, posted by hacktivists, that discussed sentencing and future arrests of LulzSec and Anonymous participants.
RIM Sees Continued BlackBerry Growth From Government Users
News  |  2/3/2012  | 
RIM hopes new government security certifications and a device management platform will bolster the platform's position against iOS, Android.
Google: Digital Music Case Has Cloud Law Implications
News  |  2/2/2012  | 
In a cloud computing legal battle, Google sides with ReDigi instead of Capitol Records, but court rebuffs its attempt to file a 'friend-of-the-court' brief.
NRC Identifies High-Priority Technologies For NASA
News  |  2/2/2012  | 
Council recommends focusing on 16 technologies, from radiation mitigation to solar power, in pursuit of NASA's goals relating to space exploration and better understanding of Earth. Delivers Government Apps, Data For Businesses
News  |  2/1/2012  | 
Site promises to be 'your front door' to government data, apps, and tools useful to businesses; includes data sets and resources for small businesses and entrepreneurs.
DARPA Works On Virtual Reality Contact Lenses
News  |  2/1/2012  | 
Digital images could be directly projected onto lenses to improve soldiers' situational awareness.
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