Census Releases Data Through New API
Agencies, businesses, and individual developers can create apps using census statistics on population, age, gender, race, education, occupations, and more.
SAP's Ugly (ByDesign) Baby Gets Prettier
In a sign of progress for SAP's fledgling cloud strategy, SAP improves its Business ByDesign suite, scores a big customer over Workday and Oracle, and prepares a cloud-based financials product.
California Gets Privacy Enforcement Unit
Mounting concern about how businesses use personal information collected online prompts California Attorney General to launch dedicated privacy enforcement group.
NASA Creates 3-D Mars Mission App
Want to try your hand at working the Curiosity rover? App for iPhone and iPad lets you explore two simulated NASA missions from your phone or tablet.
Drones To Fly U.S. Skies, In DOD Plans
Department of Defense is working on technology to let military unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) share U.S. air space with commercial and private planes.
How Not To Plan A Data Center
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency built a bigger data center than it needed. Now the potential federal IT boondoggle is being turned into a storage center for data generated by remote sensors and cloud computing.
DARPA Unveils Gigapixel Camera
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency works on camera with ultra high resolution that will help soldiers and unmanned aerial vehicles see better through dark, fog, smoke.