Washington Debates Broadband Plan
Lawmakers and lobbyists are urging the FCC to decide whether broadband should be classified as a telecommunications service or an information service.
NASA, Chrysler Team On R&D
Information about robotics, energy storage, radar, and other technologies will be shared by the organizations.
Obama To Defend NASA Cuts
The President will address the nation Thursday to detail his plans for the space agency in the post-shuttle era.
GSA Seeks Role As 'Change Agent'
New GSA administrator Martha Johnson looks to transform the federal agency with better use of technology as well as cultural and process improvements.
Agencies Release Open Government Plans
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
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.
HHS Expands Health IT Centers
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
The firm will manage data from satellites that researchers use to observe the effects of climate change on Earth.
NASA Seeks Software Assurance Firms
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.
FBI System Modernization Faulted
Delays and cost overruns on the FBI's $451 million Sentinel case management system have drawn fire from an inspector general and the Senate.