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  • Amtrak moves real-time route maps to the Google cloud

    Rail provider will feed GPS data into the Google Maps Engine to offer riders real-time train location data and station e-commerce services.

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  • 4 takeaways from HealthCare.gov launch

    What can developers learn from the bumpy opening of the Affordable Care Act sites?

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  • Power transformers pose weakness in the electric grid

    Large power transformers, which regulate voltage along the electricity supply chain, are soft spot in the power grid, experts say.

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    White House toolkit helps deliver federal broadband

    The Obama administration launches set of online tools to help companies choose sites and prepare permits to build-out high speed Internet projects on federal land.

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    West Virginia, Kansas City data centers on track for government business

    Two data center operators recently announced plans to open colocation facilities targeting government customers.

  • Image compiled from NOAA Historical Hurricane Tracks website

    NOAA puts 170 years of hurricane history into one interactive site

    Historical Hurricane Tracks lets users customize their searches and shows the tracks of hurricanes around the globe as far back as 1842, along with details on each storm.

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    Survey finds IT managers ill-equipped to face cyber threats

    A study of 600 IT managers found most want better intelligence tools to identify threats that are "difficult to detect," but many lack the budget to buy them.

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    New York redirects E-ZPass data for traffic analysis

    The city's Department of Transportation has been reusing RFID data from E-ZPass readers to manage city’s traffic nightmares.

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    Large-scale pilot to get a read on Super Wi-Fi

    The far-reaching technology, which uses white spaces in the TV broadcast spectrum, could be key in bringing wireless service to underserved areas.

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    VA scans veterans' health records for signs of suicide

    Veterans Affairs researchers are using natural language processing technologies to flag veterans' electronic health records for evidence of a predilection toward suicide.

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