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Articles by Elizabeth Montalbano
posted in October 2011
Dell's Streak 5 tablet is being tested for use on defense networks, where the RIM BlackBerry currently prevails.
White House orders agencies to transfer technology and funds to the private market more quickly, hoping to fuel a new group of startups.
NPP satellite will contribute to 30 existing datasets on the Earth's environment and improve short-term weather forecasting.
Office of Management and Budget can't accurately track federal IT spending, GAO says, urging OMB to improve its reporting guidance to agencies and departments.
Agencies disclose plans to use technology to improve services to citizens and an Obama administration executive order.
In his first public speech since taking his post in August, Obama's CIO said he will build upon his predecessor Vivek Kundra's work to create innovation.
Unisys wins multi-million-dollar bid to help the DOE transition 5,000 users to Google's cloud-based email and collaboration tools.
Move to a private government cloud model hasn't gone smoothly for the federal job posting site.
Space agency releases data in nine categories and hopes developers will generate new and creative visualizations of the information.
Social Jobs Partnership aims to connect people with employment resources.
Contactless pay service lets passengers buy train and bus tickets using smartphones.
TechAmerica says civilian and defense agencies will face tough choices in how they spend their IT dollars and need to focus on cost-cutting and efficiency initiatives.
New map covers 99% of the planet, includes images collected by a Japanese radiometer onboard the U.S. space agency's Terra satellite.
GAO also says federal CIOs leave office too soon to make significant changes in their agencies.
Securities and Exchange Commission issues its first guidance for how and when companies should report cybersecurity or other incidents that pose a cyber risk.
Space agency created NetworKing to let players virtually create communication networks used by astronauts, scientists, and ground control.
University of Maryland researchers get contract to develop a framework for developing and testing intelligent control systems.
'Titan' will be the fastest and most energy efficient computer in the world, according to Oak Ridge National Labs.
Government agencies now plan to to close nearly 1,000 data centers and save $630 million through 2015.
Justice Department wins largest false claims settlement ever from Oracle, which is accused of not giving proper discounts on government technology purchases.
Management of the government's Electronics Record Archive, which has been plagued by cost overruns, will be under IBM's wing for the next 10 years.
Apps for the Environment rewards innovative ways to use EPA data; voting closes Friday.
Cutting costs to manage shrinking budgets remains a chief concern for top state IT officials, according to annual survey.
Nearly 8,000 petitions with 600,000 signatures were created in the first week, forcing the administration to raise the bar for which petitions will be reviewed.
Pleiades, the world's seventh most powerful supercomputer, simulates the origins and evolution of the cosmos, with an eye
toward predicting its future.