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Articles by Elizabeth Montalbano
posted in February 2012
In-Q-Tel, the CIA's investment arm, has partnered with Mersive to bring high-definition video to a new level.
Researchers aim to develop a cloud computing environment that could immediately recognize and fend off a cyber attack, much like the human body fights a virus.
As agencies adopt cloud services, a new report helps set some guidelines around SLAs, security, and privacy.
New instrument aboard Suomi Earth-observation satellite will
monitor the ozone layer's recovery during the coming decades.
GAO report says network, which just got $7 billion in funding, lacks many key voice capabilities, forcing use of current system for another 10 years.
Prize money will go to developers of Web, PC, or mobile apps to support the BusinessUSA initiative promoting business growth.
Department will consider Web-based suites as it looks to replace current hodgepodge of Microsoft Office versions.
Special Operations Command had planned to acquire nearly 3,000 iPads to transfer paper-based flight information and technical manuals to an electronic format.
DoD, DHS, and DoE have instituted new internal reviews and practices to help consolidate and modernize IT infrastructure, software, and other systems.
QuitSTART, an application to help people stop smoking, joins apps from the IRS, NASA, U.S. Post Office, and numerous other agencies at app portal.
DARPA will use computational imaging, digital holography, and other methods to better track and identify targets.
TechAmerica report pushes state and local governments to quickly embrace the cloud to cut costs and improve services.
General Services Administration simplifies federal procurement of wireless equipment and services, expands its smartphone use to iPhones and Android-based devices.
Agency will spend $11.8 million in first phase of new Mobile Hotspots program, which aims to develop a 4G mobile backhaul network for remote fighters.
Space agency's proposed $17.7 billion budget for 2013 includes $699 million for space technology, an increase of 18%.
Department of Homeland Security, National Institute of Standards and Technology, and Department of Energy are among the agencies that will likely see budget boosts in fiscal 2013.
Space agency shuts down last IBM Z9 computer at the Marshall Space Flight Center.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration wants to cut costs by switching to Apple iPhones and getting rid of its RIM smartphones in June.
Users can use the app to watch IRS videos and check their tax return status on iPhones and Android devices.
Advanced instrument on polar-orbiting satellite is helping scientists better forecast weather and study the climate.
Through new Fixed Wireless at a Distance program, military hopes to make connections over both commercial and traditional military mobile devices more reliable.
After a failed attempt to award Microsoft the contract to move to hosted email and collaboration services, the department is shopping for a new provider.
Survey finds that 62% of agencies encourage staffers to bring
their own mobile devices to work to save the agencies money. Close to half of federal employees are doing just that.
Military unit will replace paper manuals and navigational charts with up to 18,000 iPads or other tablet devices.
Agency puts out call for flight demos of small satellites that can do more, while being launched more quickly and more cheaply, to provide new opportunities for space research and communications.
New tool uses interface based on Google Earth plus modeling and simulation to predict how car or truck bombs would impact the streets of lower Manhattan. Goals include safer buildings and better escape routes.
RIM hopes new government security certifications and a device management platform will bolster the platform's position against iOS, Android.
Council recommends focusing on 16 technologies, from radiation mitigation to solar power, in pursuit of NASA's goals relating to space exploration and better understanding of Earth.
Site promises to be 'your front door' to government data, apps, and tools useful to businesses; includes data sets and resources for small businesses and entrepreneurs.
Digital images could be directly projected onto lenses to improve soldiers' situational awareness.