TSA Buys Into iPhones, iPads
Transportation Security Administration budgets $3 million for iPhones, iPads, and other Apple gear for IT security testing, mobile app development, and other uses.
Flame Espionage Malware Seeks Middle East Data
Flame malware, described as the most complex ever discovered, has the markings of Western intelligence agencies. Security researchers believe it's been gathering information from Iran, Lebanon, Syria, and
other countries since at least 2010.
Angry Birds Malware Sparks $78,000 Fine
British regulators crack down on Latvian company behind the RuFraud malware scheme that placed 27 fake versions of Android apps, including Angry Birds Space, on Google Play.
Feds Face 'Big Data' Storage Challenge
Federal data centers are filling up with data as terabytes accumulate into petabytes. Agencies must adapt their storage
architectures and policies to optimize it all.
Google Must Make 4 Antitrust Fixes
European Commission demands proposals to address its anti-trust
concerns, which include results placement and copying content from other search engines without permission.
9 Lessons From Utah Data Breach
Breach of unencrypted data affected 28% of the state's residents; one in 10 had Social Security numbers stolen. How can you avoid such an epic fail?
HTC Smartphone Blockade Racks Up Victims
Certain HTC smartphones have been blocked at U.S. Customs, putting the hurt on AT&T and Sprint. Does Apple care that its patent war is damaging its own customers?
Microsoft Trumps Google In L.A. Cloud Deal
250,000 students and faculty at Los Angeles community colleges will move to Microsoft Live@edu online communication and collaboration services after school system rejects Google Apps.
10 Ways To Stifle Tech Competition
Competition happens, unless you can avoid it. From Microsoft Windows RT to Google Chrome, here's how today's giants safeguard their turf.
Lawmaker Seeks Ban On USAID-Backed Outsourcing
Proposal by U.S. Congressman Tim Bishop would bar agency from funding programs that train overseas students in the Philippines and other countries to work for outsourcing companies offshore.
Compromise On Health Data Access May Be Ugly
Some hospitals and doctors oppose giving patients electronic data as quickly as required by proposed Meaningful Use Stage 2 regulations. Consumer groups want more speed--and the compromise likely won't please either side.
DOE Hybrid Cloud May Be Model For Future
Department of Energy and National Nuclear Security Administration
develop secure cloud that will be available to other departments and potentially other federal agencies.
NASA Blue Marble Project: Visual Data Lessons
What can IT leaders learn from the visualization techniques NASA used to create the Blue Marble earth images? Check out our video interview with one of the project's key developers.