FCC Broadband Plan Ready For Congress
A preview of the National Broadband Plan reveals sweeping proposals that would create jobs, improve public safety responses, and create new spectrum.
Google China Shutdown Almost Certain
Reports indicate that Google.cn could go dark in a matter of weeks, news that has brightened the financial prospects of Google's rivals in China.
GAO Faults Federal Spending Site
The Government Accountability Office finds data quality on USASpending.gov lacking, and urges the White House to add subcontractor data to the site.
China Warns Google To Obey Law
Promising consequences if Google flouts China's censorship laws, Chinese authorities also chide the U.S. for its human rights record.
Kaiser Permanente Finishes EMR Rollout
The health insurer will continue to tweak its electronic medical records system to comply with the federal government's upcoming meaningful use criteria.
NASA Shifts Data Center Strategy
New guidance on cloud computing, energy efficiency, and data center consolidation puts the space agency's $1.5 billion data center plans on hold for now.
White House Backs Open311
The Open311 standard allows developers to link cities' online information and other services together and make them accessible to residents via Twitter, and Facebook.
NYC Orders Data Center Consolidation
New York City IT chief Carole Post will oversee the consolidation of 50 data centers into one shared system, a move aimed at saving $100 million over five years.
GSA Shifts Cloud Computing Strategy
The General Services Administration is responding to the rapid changes in cloud computing by writing new procurement documents, adding security requirements, and changing Apps.gov.