Content tagged with Government
posted in April 2010
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Library Of Congress Archives Twitter
News  |  4/15/2010  | 
Billions of public tweets will be added to the library's national collection of Web content.
Washington Debates Broadband Plan
News  |  4/15/2010  | 
Lawmakers and lobbyists are urging the FCC to decide whether broadband should be classified as a telecommunications service or an information service.
E-Discovery: How To Avoid Death By Backup
Features  |  4/15/2010  | 
Backup tapes can kill an e-discovery effort with costs and complications. Fight back with smart policies and the right tools.
E-Discovery: How To Avoid Death By Backup
Features  |  4/15/2010  | 
Backup tapes can kill an e-discovery effort with costs and complications. Fight back with smart policies and the right tools.
Botswana Hospital Takes A Digital Leap Forward
News  |  4/14/2010  | 
A digitized and networked African hospital provides care based on U.S. best practices for electronic medical records and clinical systems.
NASA, Chrysler Team On R&D
News  |  4/14/2010  | 
Information about robotics, energy storage, radar, and other technologies will be shared by the organizations.
Navy Taps Modus Operandi For SOA Network
News  |  4/14/2010  | 
The $600,000 contract is to help submarine sensors more intelligently collect and analyze operational data.
Obama To Defend NASA Cuts
News  |  4/14/2010  | 
The President will address the nation Thursday to detail his plans for the space agency in the post-shuttle era.
CCHIT Names Health IT Veteran To Chair
News  |  4/13/2010  | 
Dr. Karen Bell has been tapped to lead the Certification Commission for Health IT through a challenging but recharged health IT landscape.
FCC Net Neutrality Solution May Be Name Change
News  |  4/13/2010  | 
A court ruling prevents the FCC from stopping Internet access providers from blocking some Internet access services -- for now.
GSA Seeks Role As 'Change Agent'
News  |  4/13/2010  | 
New GSA administrator Martha Johnson looks to transform the federal agency with better use of technology as well as cultural and process improvements.
Personal Health Records Use Rising
News  |  4/12/2010  | 
Despite privacy and other concerns, 7% of Americans have online PHRs -- twice as many as two years ago.
Nuclear Summit Brings Telework Directive
News  |  4/12/2010  | 
Federal workers are urged to work remotely to minimize traffic snarls this week, a signal of government's growing acceptance for teleworking.
Image Gallery: Inside NASA's Nebula Compute Cloud
News  |  4/12/2010  | 
NASA engineers have developed a cloud computing environment in a portable container that's about to go into broader testing.
Astronauts Complete 7-Hour Spacewalk
News  |  4/12/2010  | 
Discovery crew continues maintenance and repair operations as shuttle program winds down.
FCC May Change National Broadband Plan
News  |  4/9/2010  | 
Revisions are being considered to comply with the Comcast court ruling that invalidated the Federal Communications Commission's Net neutrality policy.
Claims Of Government Cloud Savings Don't Add Up
Commentary  |  4/9/2010  | 
Federal CIO Kundra sees cloud computing as a cheaper alternative to existing IT, and a new report supports that, but detailed examples are still lacking, argues our columnist.
White House Launches Crowdsourcing Site For Manufacturing
News  |  4/9/2010  | 
Ideas will be collected about policy decisions for the manufacturing industry, including suggestions for using technology to advance the sector.
Federal IT Market $111.9 Billion By 2015
News  |  4/9/2010  | 
Civilian agencies will spend the most money on IT services, while intelligence agencies will see the largest growth in spending.
NASA Retools As Shuttle Faces Final Countdown
News  |  4/9/2010  | 
Focus will shift from space station missions to Earth science and research into manned flights beyond the moon.
NASA Taps Citrix For Tweets From Space
News  |  4/8/2010  | 
The combination of XenDesktop and Citrix Branch Repeater is the technology behind astronauts' direct access to desktop and Web applications.
Virginia Restructures Troubled Outsourcing Deal
News  |  4/8/2010  | 
The move is the latest in a busy three weeks for the state, which has also seen the firing and hiring of CIOs and a reorganization of the state IT department.
State Department Building Facebook Style Site
News  |  4/8/2010  | 
Code-named Statebook, the internal social network will help employees collaborate more efficiently as part of the organization's eDiplomacy efforts.
VA Health IT Generates $3 Billion Savings
News  |  4/8/2010  | 
Over a 10-year period, the VA lowered costs while improving healthcare quality because of its health IT investments, says a research group..
Space Shuttle Completes 'U-Haul' Mission
News  |  4/8/2010  | 
Astronauts aboard Discovery ready to begin unpacking container that holds eight tons of cargo bound for International Space Station.
Agencies Release Open Government Plans
News  |  4/7/2010  | 
A Freedom of Information Act dashboard, mobile applications on air quality, online scheduling from Social Security, and a community health data initiative are among the initiatives announced.
Comcast's FCC Win Threatens Net Neutrality
News  |  4/7/2010  | 
Web site operators who stream high volumes of data over the Internet, including Google and Microsoft, could face higher charges from ISPs as a result of court decision.
Government Social Media Restrictions Eased
News  |  4/7/2010  | 
The guidance makes it easier for agencies to use social media and requires steps to ensure better rule-making and spending transparency.
HHS Expands Health IT Centers
News  |  4/7/2010  | 
Funds totaling $267 million will be given by the Department of Health and Human Services to develop the health IT industry and help local providers adopt electronic health records.
NASA Awards Raytheon $250M
News  |  4/7/2010  | 
The firm will manage data from satellites that researchers use to observe the effects of climate change on Earth.
Comcast Beats FCC In Net Neutrality Battle
News  |  4/6/2010  | 
An appeals court has found that the FCC doesn't have the authority to regulate the way Comcast manages Internet traffic.
California CTO Resigns
News  |  4/6/2010  | 
P.K. Agarwal will become CEO of influential industry nonprofit TiE Global in May.
NASA Seeks Software Assurance Firms
News  |  4/6/2010  | 
The space agency has about $500 million worth of work to do on software quality assurance; lifecycle management; software reliability; verification and validation; and risk management.
HHS Injects $144M Into Education, Research
News  |  4/5/2010  | 
Funds will boost programs to develop healthcare IT skills expected to be in short supply.
Fed Agencies Ready Open Government Plans
News  |  4/5/2010  | 
Government agencies must release their plans by Wednesday, when the White House will announce additional guidance.
Google Introduces Gmail Web App For iPad
News  |  4/2/2010  | 
The company says it's excited by the opportunities posed by tablet computers, a hint of its Chrome OS netbooks to come.
White House Launches Mobile Site
News  |  4/2/2010  | 
The White House mobile site emphasizes functionality over flair, but the iPad-ready main White House site has plenty of both.
FBI System Modernization Faulted
News  |  4/1/2010  | 
Delays and cost overruns on the FBI's $451 million Sentinel case management system have drawn fire from an inspector general and the Senate.
E-Health Records: Should FDA Help Certify?
News  |  4/1/2010  | 
Health IT policy group debates merits of bringing FDA, others into EHR certification process.
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