• UMD establishes orbital debris research center

    CODER organization to spearhead research into debris tracking, remediation

  • Call centers lag carriers in launching text-to-911 services

    AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon now support 911 emergency text messages, but most local public safety answering points are still not equipped to handle texting.

  • Virtual Shooter mechanical arm tests ammo--and saves joints

    A mechanical arm will help reduce injuries to government employees who are responsible for testing thousands of rounds of ammunition weekly.

  • New edition of Google Analytics for Government posted

    Government website managers looking to get a better handle on their sites' performance should check the second edition of the Google Analytics for Government training manual.

  • FOSE briefs: IT management, BYOD, open source, cybersecurity framework

    Here are some of the more newsworthy announcements from among the keynotes, panels and conference sessions.

  • Atlanta and Code for America website improves court operations

    Developed with Code for America, Atlanta’s new ATLCourt website allows residents to look up their court cases, get text reminders and find answers to frequently asked questions.

  • State CIOs press federal leaders on cross-jurisdiction hot buttons

    Members of the National Association of State Chief Information Officers met with federal CIOs on strengthening ties on cybersecurity, extending broadband to schools and public safety info sharing.

  • DISA approves AirWatch MDM for Defense networks

    The Security Technical Implementation Guide ensures compliance with security policy and configuration requirements for mobile operating systems in DOD.

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  • Cori, the next-gen supercomputer for exascale science

    The new Cray XC system will deliver 10 times the sustained computing capability of NERSC's Hopper system, a Cray XE6 supercomputer.

  • Massachusetts invests in open cloud project, big data

    A $3 million capital investment in the Massachusetts Open Cloud project will help the commonwealth create a new public cloud computing infrastructure to spur big data innovation.

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