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  • Medicare data available to help businesses ‘shake up healthcare'

    WASHINGTON -- In an effort to expand the utility of government health data and improve care for the sickest Americans, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Tuesday said it will open its datasets to the business community for the first time.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin05 June 15 00:15
  • Corporate culture hinders cyber insurance buy-in

    The relatively new field of cyber insurance offers a potentially valuable shield from the financial toll that a data breach can visit on a company, but that market is held back by a lack of information about the threat landscape and a culture in many firms that too often marginalizes cyber issues, a senior government official warns.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin19 March 15 01:45
  • Feds look to developers to improve big data, open source projects

    The vision behind the open source and big data initiatives underway in the federal government is far more ambitious than just a series of technology projects, but aims to further transparency, citizen engagement and achieve a major shift in agency culture.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin17 March 15 01:17
  • New solar installs beat wind and coal two years in a row

    New installations of solar power capacity surpassed those of wind and coal for the second year in a row last year, accounting for 32% of all new electrical capacity, according to a report released today from GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)

    Written by Lucas Mearian12 March 15 00:05
  • Avaya extends SDN offerings

    Avaya this week extended its SDN arsenal with an architecture and supporting products designed to simplify enterprise connectivity and application provisioning.

    Written by Jim Duffy24 Feb. 15 23:58
  • Chromebooks make the grade among school CIOs

    School system CIOs in the U.S. are embracing Chromebooks, delivering a tremendous lift to the platform. That's also its downside.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau04 Dec. 14 01:18
  • Obama immigration plan called vague, frustrating

    WASHINGTON The immigration reforms that President Obama announced have left people on all sides of the tech immigration issue uncertain and frustrated.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau22 Nov. 14 08:17
  • U.S. sets sights on 300 petaflop supercomputer

    WASHINGTON -- U.S. officials Friday announced plans to spend $325 million on two new supercomputers, one of which may eventually be built to support 300 petaflops, faster than any supercomputer running today.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau15 Nov. 14 08:19