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.
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.
DHS Proceeds With Financial System Overhaul
Working with OMB as part of a government-wide financial systems review, the Department of Homeland Security plans to move ahead with its $450 million Transformation and Systems Consolidation project.
Google Images Reimagined
A revamped image search interface and a new image ad format promise easier image searching and more ad revenue.
NASA Finishes Image Map Of Sky
The WISE project has completed a six-month survey of the sky, discovering new asteroids and comets with an infrared telescope.
Google Acquires Metaweb
With Metaweb's knowledge, Google aims to enhance its ability to understand search queries and deliver definitive answers.
Senate Committee Approves NASA Plan
The $19 billion bill authorizes private rockets for space travel and shifts focus from space exploration toward using space technology on environmental, geological, climate and other issues.
Gizmodo Search Warrant Withdrawn
The investigation into Gizmodo's acquisition and publication of iPhone 4 details in April will continue without editor Jason Chen's computers.
Government Sees Virtualization Benefits
A majority of federal, state and local agencies are implementing virtualization and reaping benefits, but the public sector still lags behind the private in adoption according to CDW.