SEC Charges Wyly Brothers With Illegal Stock Trading
Sam and Charles Wyly, longtime computer industry figures who sold Sterling Software to Computer Associates for $4 billion in 2000, are charged with using secret overseas accounts to generate more than $550 million in illegal stock trades.
Army Plans Private Cloud
APC2, the Army Private Cloud, will be a cornerstone of a broader data center consolidation initiative that aims to reduce the number of Army data centers from 200 to less than 20.
GAO Launches Mobile Website
Responding to the growing trend of accessing content on mobile devices, the Government Accountability Office reports are now accessible to BlackBerry, iPhone, Android and other mobile device users.
Defense Agency Expands Cloud Computing
Platform-as-a-service, Microsoft Office, and SharePoint may be delivered to military agencies from the Defense Information Systems Agency's private cloud.
White House To Review High-Risk IT Projects
As part of its effort to improve IT project management across federal agencies, OMB will require that designated projects devise improvement plans and get executive backing.
Nvidia Loses Patent Fight With Rambus
The International Trade Commission will issue a Limited Exclusion Order against Nvidia barring the company from importing products that infringe on Rambus patents.
DoD Report Details Illicit Content Probe
An Inspector General report reveals that Pentagon employees and contractors were investigated, and some prosecuted, as part of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement probe into child pornography.
Federal Register Gets Web 2.0 Makeover
The site refresh is part of the Obama administration's Open Government Directive to make federal government information and activities more accessible and transparent.
NASA Evaluates Nebula Cloud Platform
Data center outsourcing services RFPs totaling $1.5 billion have been placed on hold while the agency assesses the Nebula cloud computing platform for providing compute power to several large-scale applications.
VA To Release $12 Billion In IT Outsourcing
Part of the Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology program, the RFPs include enterprise architecture and planning support, systems and software engineering and enterprise network services.
Dell Settles SEC Charges, Pays $100 Million
Dell neither admitted nor denied SEC allegations that it used fraudulent accounting to appear to meet Wall Street earnings targets in agreeing to pay $100 million in civil penalties.
DoD Creates Social Media Hub
The central location provides Department of Defense staff with information, links, feeds and guidelines to learn about social media and how the department should be using it.