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  • Mobile device management

    Misunderstanding about mobile device management

    A recent survey of government IT decision makers found that a majority say MDM is about the security of mobile devices. Not quite.

    Comments: 1
  • Text message

    ICYMI: SMS turns 20

    The first SMS message was sent in December 1992 and forever changed the way people communicate.

  • Army lightweight charger

    Army puts lightweight battery chargers into the field

    A team at the Aberdeen Proving Ground is developing lightweight, multiport chargers for smart phones and tablets.

  • Microsoft Surface Pro

    Will Microsoft's Surface Pro be worth the price?

    The company plans and early-2013 release for the full-Windows version, which could appeal to agencies considering tablets. But $899 is a high price.

    Comments: 2
  • Defense Department Domestic Mobile Integrated Geospatial Intelligence System

    Pentagon mobile intell center to the rescue

    DOD's geospatial command center combines data feeds to help emergency crews coordinate response.

    Comments: 1
  • Frustrated computer user

    Over your e-mail limit again? Prevent 'Reply All' clutter

    The free NoReplyAll tool lets the sender disable recipients' ability to reply or forward messages.

  • Cemetary

    Are rumors of BlackBerry's death greatly exaggerated?

    The National Transportation Safety Board is the latest agency to drop BlackBerrys for iPhones, but you might not want to shovel dirt on RIM just yet.

  • Wi-Fi sign

    Want free Wi-Fi? Check your Windows Phone 8

    The latest version of Microsoft's smart phone taps into a database of free Wi-Fi sites to help users find Internet access.

  • Voting

    N.J. voting extension exposes email can of worms

    New Jersey's election day voting extension will challenge network administrators to scale up email resources to the limit.

  • International Space Station

    Want to see the Space Station? NASA will text you.

    NASA's Spot The Station service will text you when the International Space Station is visible at your location.

    Comments: 6

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    What are these 'levels' of autonomous vehicles?

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