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posted in December 2011
The two spacecraft in the GRAIL mission aim to create a new gravity map of the moon. They will go into orbit one after the other on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.
Department of Veterans Affairs solicits information to transform its telephone infrastructure to a voice-as-a-service platform.
Small satellites powered by modified Android-based Samsung Nexus S handsets act as astronaut assistants on the International Space Station.
Space agency hires contract to develop communications systems to allow unmanned aerial vehicles to safely fly alongside manned aircraft.
TechStat IT oversight program saved more than $900 million, offers insights for IT managers from all sectors.
Curam Software will bolster IBM's Smarter Cities strategy to help governments use technology to better deliver citizen services.
U.S. Trademark and Patent Office turns to crowdsourcing for an algorithm to speed the patent approval process.
Space agency and its partners move ahead with plans for spacecraft that can transport crew and cargo into space.
Security concerns mean Los Angeles Police Department and other law enforcement agencies won't move to Google's cloud-based e-mail suite.
Nationwide 4G service owners fire back against government report that wireless broadband service interferes with systems that alert pilots to approaching terrain.
Startup will use the money to bolster a fellowship program
and launch two others to create new Web-based apps for cities.
California's eCrime Unit's priorities include identity theft, email scams, and computer equipment theft.
Space agency's music and news outlet, dubbed Third Rock-America's Space Station, will attempt to attract tech-savvy young adults with indie and alternative rock.
Defense research agency funds wants to bridge the language gap between military sensor data and what human analysts can discern.
Mobile will be government IT's top governance issue, and overall government IT spending will hit $82.4 billion, IDC predicts.
Agencies have delivered on 14 of the 25 points in the feds' year-old plan to clean up government IT, reports U.S. CIO.
Agency has awarded SAS Institute $6.25 million to use its analytics software in its new Return Review Program.
The agency seeks smartphone app developers to add advanced capabilities to sensors for military aircraft and vehicles.
Satellite data, computer models confirmed March's merging tsunami and might help scientists better predict tsunamis' paths.
The intelligence agency’s Criminal Justice Information Services also has added face and iris scanning, and plans palm scans to improve its crime-fighting and prevention work.
Space agency looks at proposals ranging from low-cost remote sensing to hardening electronics for deep space as possible investment candidates.