CISPA Passes House: What's Next?
Cybersecurity information-sharing bill moves to the Senate, but civil liberty groups vow to continue fighting it tooth and nail.
NYC's New CIO Has Dual Role
Mayor Bloomberg adds "innovation" to the job of the city's top tech executive, but project management remains a priority.
Asteroid Mining Plan Revealed
Planetary Resources, a new company with backers including current and past Microsoft and Google execs, shared its strategy to create a new industry in mining asteroids.
TSA Tests Identity Verification System
In wake of invalid boarding pass scares, Transportation Security Agency seeks to automate the process of authenticating travel documents and matching them to IDs.
Feds Banish Oracle From Popular Contract Vehicle
Federal government cancels Oracle's services contract on the General Services Administration's IT Schedule 70. Feds spent $388 million on Oracle products and services through Schedule 70 in fiscal 2011.
Is CISPA Worth Saving?
Cybersecurity bill continues to draw fire from privacy groups even as it is revised. Some experts predict the entire bill will be tabled.
CISPA Bill: 5 Main Privacy Worries
Privacy rights groups have launched a week of protests against the House bill, warning that CISPA will weaken current wiretapping and electronic communication laws.
U.S. IT Jobs Back To 2008 Levels
Bureau of Labor statistics show IT unemployment still hovers above 4%, though, as more unemployed people relaunch their search for work.
U.S. Targets Apple, Publishers On E-Book Price Fixing
Justice Department sues Apple and alleged co-conspirators, including Hachette, HarperCollins, and Penguin, saying they conspired to undercut Amazon in e-book market. Could be one of biggest antitrust cases since Microsoft.
Feds Propose One-Year ICD-10 Delay
Department of Human and Health Services proposes extending ICD-10 compliance deadline to Oct. 1, 2014. It also proposes unique ID numbers for health plans to save provider frustration and money.