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Does the public sector have the IT skills for cloud?

Two recent surveys tell a story of what's holding IT managers back from moving to cloud computing.

How to use Twitter without getting fired

These tips on tweeting could keep employees from running afoul of agency social media policies, and perhaps irritating major news organizations.

eBeam Edge Full

A whiteboard you can take everywhere, without carrying it

With the eBeam Edge and a projector, you can create an interactive whiteboard on any flat surface. Price is its only downside.

Hackers to the rescue: 'Random' asks coders to make the world a better place

Random Hacks of Kindness hackathon will look for open-source solutions to disaster management and climate change challenges.

Facebook red-faced again after 'prom' hack

Malicious code is being delivered via a profanity-laden, continuously posting Facebook wall message urging individuals to "Vote for Nicole Santos."

Which iPad apps work best for presentations?

As tablet computers grow in popularity, more people are opting to use them instead of laptop PCs for business presentations

Story time: An adventure in government land

Some communications experts say that Web-based games could help more people get a better grasp on the workings of government.

US Africa Command's info management system is up to the task

Microsoft's Task Management Tracker helps handle the flow of orders and directives, allowing the command to increase its workload.

Navy to battle Somali pirates with online game

The Office of Naval Research announced plans to launch a new massive multiplayer online war game to figure out how to battle real-life Somali pirates.

With Skype acquisition, Microsoft bets big on online communications

Microsoft announced today that it will acquire Skype for $8.5 billion – marking the largest acquisition in the company's history.

DI2E framework seeks to unite wealth of intelligence data

The Defense Intelligence Information Enterprise represents a formal system of exploitation, analysis, production and dissemination of intelligence across the Defense Department and intelligence agencies.

Virginia looks to take unused cell phones away from state workers

State of Virginia will examine cell phone usage patterns to see where it can cut costs.

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