Government use of IT
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Fri, April 11, 2014 - The court's real-time transcription system keeps failing
Thu, April 10, 2014 - Federal CIOs face pressure to consolidate their agencies' data center infrastructure. Those challenges go beyond IT, and experts advise CIOs to develop strategic plans so that consolidation improves application delivery and supports priorities such as cloud computing and virtualization.
Wed, April 09, 2014 - As the hunt for missing Malaysian flight 370 narrows, searchers are preparing to use the Bluefin 21, a 16-foot-long autonomous robot, to look for wreckage beneath the ocean's surface.
Wed, April 09, 2014 - Camden, N.J. ranks among the United States' most dangerous cities -- and in 2011, its police force was cut in half. However, a state-of-the-art 'tactical information' center, combined with gunshot-spotting cameras, in-cruiser GPS technology and analytics are helping the embattled city cut crime.
Thu, April 03, 2014 - USAID secretly helped set up a mobile phone messaging program to spread democracy in the country
Thu, April 03, 2014 - NASA announced late Wednesday that because of continuing tensions with the Russian government, it is scaling back work with Russia's space agency.
Tue, April 01, 2014 - Some day, if there's a fire on a U.S. naval ship, a humanoid robot may rush in to put it out.
Mon, March 31, 2014 - Technicians took the site down in order to fix a software bug
Thu, March 27, 2014 - A pair of robotic legs will be heading to the International Space Station.
Thu, March 27, 2014 - Recent reports allege the U.S. has been spying on Chinese company Huawei Technologies
Fri, March 21, 2014 - The White House, tech companies and others believe more Americans would take action on climate change if its affects could be visualized up close, down to its impact house by house.
Fri, March 21, 2014 - The report finds both Oracle's consulting team and state officials are culpable for problems with the site
Tue, March 18, 2014 - Quantum computing holds huge promise, and scientists say it could eventually surpass classic supercomputers for tackling enormous calculations, like cryptography and finding planets. But there's debate over whether quantum computers truly exist. Google and NASA are testing one.
Thu, March 13, 2014 - Handsets nearby feed location data to the devices as if they were cell towers