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FBI raids Kundra’s former office

While new federal CIO Vivek Kundra gave a speech Thursday morning on his vision for the U.S. government's use of technology, the FBI conducted a search of the District of Columbia's IT offices - where Kundra worked until last week. Two office staffers are reported to have been arrested for bribery

Cell-phone driving ban enacted by California

If you're a California resident, it's time to hang up and drive. As of Tuesday, most drivers in the Golden State are prohibited from talking on their cell phone while driving unless they're using a handsfree device, such as a Bluetooth headset.

Government worker shortage examined at trade show

Recruiting and retaining employees was a big topic of discussion at the FOSE technology-in-government trade show this week as the U.S. government is facing a potential worker shortage in the coming years.

New cybersecurity czar rips indecisive bureaucracy

Greg Garcia, the recently named head of cybersecurity at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, is an impatient man when it comes to bureaucracy. That may be a good thing.

US Commerce Department loses 1,137 laptops

The U.S. Commerce Department reported that 1,137 laptops have been lost or stolen since 2001, with 249 of them containing some degree of personal data.

Borland revives Turbo for developer tools

Borland Software brought back its popular Turbo product moniker last month with the introduction of language-specific developer tools.

Dot-com cops still asleep on the beat

Someone ought to be hopping-up-and-down mad about this

Bush rules out protectionist steps against offshoring

U.S. President George Bush ruled out protectionist measures by the U.S. to counter the loss of jobs in the country because of offshore outsourcing.

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