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Open Source Fix For US Voting System ?
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
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Open source programmers and maverick election officials want to improve the way we vote, register to vote, and count the votes. Wish them luck.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 9/16/2014
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EMP, Debunked: The Jolt That Could Fry The Cloud
John Barnes, freelance writer
News
An electromagnetic pulse (EMP) from the sun or a high-altitude nuclear blast could change life as we know it, but how worried should you really be? Here's a primer.
By John Barnes freelance writer, 9/15/2014
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Google Makes Apps More Accessible
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Improved support for screen readers makes Google Apps more inviting to the blind.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/11/2014
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Feds Hesitate Moving IT Services To The Cloud
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
News
Government IT execs compare transitioning data to the cloud to giving their kids the keys to a new convertible.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 9/11/2014
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Apple iCloud Hack's Other Victim: Cloud Trust
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
Our flash poll finds users feel more vulnerable about cloud security in general. No wonder: Apple's opening statement of indignation now sounds a little hollow.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/10/2014
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LA Moves To Drupal To Improve Website Management
Patience Wait,
News
Los Angeles will move its 40 sites to the open platform and add features such as user notifications, subscriptions, and event registration.
By Patience Wait , 9/9/2014
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Your Next Cloud Move
Joe Masters Emison, CTO, BuildFax
News
Our 2014 State of Cloud Survey shows IT has realized the easy gains from SaaS. Now it's time to dig into PaaS, containers, performance, and more.
By Joe Masters Emison CTO, BuildFax, 9/8/2014
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VA: Mobile Is 'Value-Added' To Health Programs
Henry Kenyon,
News
Agency uses mobile apps and other initiatives to connect veterans and clinicians to medical services and data.
By Henry Kenyon , 9/8/2014
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NASA Cloud Migration Saves Millions
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
News
NASA moves nasa.gov and engineering apps to Amazon Web Services and open source software, transforming space agency's infrastructure.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 9/5/2014
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White House Pulls New CTO From Google
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
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Megan Smith, known for her work with Google's advanced technology exploration arm, replaces Todd Park as CTO. Job one: federal tech innovation.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 9/4/2014
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Workday Steps Up To Real-Time Reporting
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Workday Composite Reporting feature takes advantage of in-memory computing. App updates support financial services companies.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/4/2014
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Hillary Clinton Talks Tech: 9 Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Hillary Clinton explained how she sees technology fitting into the recovering US economy, at Nexenta OpenSDx conference. Here are nine things we learned.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/2/2014
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Workday Q&A: COO Talks Oracle, SAP
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Workday COO Mike Stankey claims his firm has a three- to five-year tech lead on Oracle and SAP because the cloud is "more than a destination and a pricing model."
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/28/2014
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Dropbox Expands The Box
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Dogged by competition, Dropbox now gives subscribers 1 TB for $10 a month, but backing up data to an external hard drive is still cheaper.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/27/2014
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Who Wins In Cloud Price Wars?
Art Wittmann,
News
Short answer: not IT. Enterprises don't want bare-bones IaaS for the same reasons they don't buy $299 PCs at Wal-Mart. Providers must focus on support, not undercutting rivals.
By Art Wittmann , 8/27/2014
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Ohio State Agencies Embrace Private Cloud
Allen Bernard, Freelance Writer
News
Ohio forced state agencies to consolidate IT infrastructure and coordinate IT goals, resulting in fewer staffers and lower costs.
By Allen Bernard Freelance Writer, 8/27/2014
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Steerage To The Stars: The Cheapsat Revolution
John Barnes, freelance writer
News
As the cost of putting small digital satellites in orbit continues to fall, what can these little explorers do? Businesses, agencies, and scientists want in.
By John Barnes freelance writer, 8/27/2014
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Windows Threshold May Merge Windows Phone, RT
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft's upcoming Windows Threshold operating system reportedly will merge Windows Phone and Windows RT into one user interface for ARM-based mobile devices.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/26/2014
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Why Federal Agencies Lag Behind On Mobile Tech
Henry Kenyon,
News
Dearth of government-wide mobile policies hurt agencies' rollout of new mobile technologies, says Defense Information Systems Agency chief.
By Henry Kenyon , 8/26/2014
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Navy's CANES Contract: Network Virtualization At Sea
Henry Kenyon,
News
US Navy Awards CANES contracts, valued at $2.5 billion, begins network consolidation, cyber defense upgrades.
By Henry Kenyon , 8/25/2014
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