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 William Jackson

Profile of William Jackson

Technology Writer
News & Commentary Posts: 29

William Jackson is a technology writer based in Washington, D.C. He has been a journalist for more than 35 years, most recently covering the $80 billion federal government IT sector for Government Computer News. His coverage has ranged from architecture to international trade, but for the last 20 years he has focused on telecommunications, networking, and cyber-security in the public sector. He has received numerous journalism and industry awards and has spoken on radio and television about trends in government acquisition and the use of information technology as well as the challenges presented by cyber-security threats.

Articles by William Jackson

Big Data Disease Breakthroughs

10/3/2014
Researchers spotted new ways to treat cancer when the National Institutes of Health enabled semantic searches of its huge Medline database of published medical articles.

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Supreme Court Rules Against Aereo

6/25/2014
Supreme Court rules that Aereo's scheme for delivering broadcast TV over the Internet violates copyright law; legality of cloud storage and other services remains unresolved.

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Meet NOAA's Unique 3D Weather Tool

12/16/2013
Science on a Sphere, a carbon-fiber globe created by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, displays weather conditions and environmental data in a compelling way.

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