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In Motorola, Google gets mobility testing lab

The move gives Google the potential to compete better against Apple, which controls software and hardware for all Apple OS devices.

30 state IT projects finalists for NASCIO awards

NASCIO has selected 30 state IT initiatives in 10 categories as finalists for its 2011 Recognition Awards for Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Information Technology in State Government.

DHS preps next test for sharing emergency info

The Homeland Security Department is moving forward with plans for another emergency response test, this time in the Northeast.

Virtual USA: How geospatial tech is changing government

A geospatial framework emerges for emergency response coordination among federal, state and local governments.

Should states take the lead on standards for emergency response data?

A national — rather than a federal — model for emergency response data sharing is a key to progress in standards making, geospatial planners say.

How does a city work? Interactive model gives Portland answers.

IBM and the City of Portland, Ore., built a model that connects the relationships between the city's core systems and projects how they affect each other.

10 agency projects win 2011 GCN Awards

The winning project teams, selected from more than 200 nominated, combined leadership and technical innovation with a determination to improve services and cut costs.

3 of 10 Android users now face malware attack

Three out of every 10 Android users face hacking attempts annually, more than doubling users' risks from just six months ago, says Lookout Mobile Security.

NSF's new shared supercomputing platform goes to extremes

The Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment will replace and expand the TeraGrid, which gives researchers access to high-performance platforms.

All of GSA's e-mail now in Google cloud

The General Services Administration has successfully migrated its 17,000 e-mail users to Google Apps for Government, according to GSA Administrator Martha Johnson.

DOD to KO Defense Knowledge Online portal

The Defense Department's plans to shutter its Defense Knowledge Online portal are set. What comes next?

Just the facts: The numbers on DOD's AKO, DKO and JKO portals

The announcement of the closure of Defense Knowledge Online is furthering uncertainty over the future of DOD's online portals and enterprise services. Here's a quick look at some of the stats.