With a record three million comments and counting, the Federal Communications Commission officially closed the public comment period Sept. 15 on whether to allow Internet "fast lanes," in which faster service would be given to websites willing to pay for it.
As people increasingly and constantly use cellphones, wearable computers and other devices – which, in essence, have become an extension of themselves – a new paper from the Brookings Institution explores the future impact to surveillance and privacy from this trending "cyborgization."
The House on Sept. 11 passed by a 402-0 vote bipartisan legislation that promotes electronic labeling of devices rather than affixing or etching labels to equipment.
A recent survey found that 62 percent of government chief information officers said they don't have sufficient resources to do their jobs effectively.
Researchers at IBM have developed a new ultra-low power, brain-inspired computer chip that could revolutionize military use of mobile robots and remote sensors where electrical power is limited, among other applications, company and government officials said Aug. 7.
For the first time since the United Nations began measuring its member states on e-government development, all 193 countries have national websites, but most still are at the early stages of delivering online services, according to U.N.'s recently released 2014 survey.
The State Department is seeking information on how it can deploy a universal electronic flashcard solution that supplements language training on multiple computing platforms.
Cybercrime is costing the global economy from $375 billion to as high as $575 billion annually, a new report estimated.
Improving cybersecurity emerged as the top priority again for federal chief information officers and chief information security officers, according to an annual survey from industry group TechAmerica.
The impact of federal conference and travel spending scandals over the past few years appears to be playing out as a shift to digital. After four-years of steady decline, more federal executives are now attending online webinars than in-person conferences.