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Reporting potholes in Minneapolis? There's an app for that

Minneapolis upgrades its citizen services with a new mobile reporting system that put the city network in the cloud.

The 10 best federal mobile apps

Agencies are building digital government one app at a time. Here's a look at the best of the current crop.

DOD still has penchant for BlackBerry 7 devices

New Defense Department approval means personnel can now use the BlackBerry 7 line of products across the department's enterprise network.

Tool can stop texting while driving in its tracks

Cellcontrol plugs into a user's vehicle and shuts its assigned phone off if the vehicle is moving, making it easy to enforce mobile policies.

Industry to Congress: Hands off cybersecurity

A panel of network executives warns legislators that imposing requirements for security could hamper them in efforts to get ahead of the bad guys.

ATF to drop BlackBerrys and switch to iPhones

The agency joins the march away from RIM products, which were once ubiquitous in government.

The 3 steps to securing an Android smart phone

The military's efforts to make Android phones secure enough for classified information makes sense -- and no Angry Birds have been harmed in the process.

BlackBerry 7 OS gets FIPS 140-2 certification

Smart phones running the OS now meet the cryptographic standard required by government.

RIM takes BlackBerry users to the cloud

Business smart-phone maker Research In Motion has rolled out its cloud-based service for BlackBerry devices that works with the Microsoft Office 365 suite of services.

Are the Windows 8 tablet rumors just noise?

At least three manufacturing teams are said to be releasing tablets running Windows 8 -- some as early as this summer -- but are the rumors true?

At Los Alamos Lab, mobile security gets picky

The Los Alamos National Lab takes a 'pick-and-choose' approach to securing mobile networks for its large, diverse user base.