The tech industry welcomes more open-source software in the federal government, but with a few caveats.
The Commerce Department is piloting a new program aimed at helping U.S. businesses navigate foreign digital domains.
Weakening encryption for the benefit of law enforcement would have economic and social fallout that is far more damaging than any benefit obtained, according to new report from the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation.
The cloud services vetting office wants to open its process to the public via a dashboard built under 18F's agile blanket purchase agreement.
CTO Megan Smith and USDS Director Haley Van Dyck tried to sell techies at the South by Southwest Interactive conference on public service careers.
Army CIO Lt. Gen. Robert Ferrell wants to give Army users and applications quicker access to a range of data.
The presidential call to action will likely skirt encryption and hiring and instead ask techies to dip into government on a short-term basis.
The FCC circulated a new proposal March 10 that outlines Commissioner Tom Wheeler's plan to address what information Internet Service Providers can collect and share about their customers.
The White House had said Obama would not weigh in on the Apple case, but he spoke at length on the issue of encryption in the first visit by a sitting president to the South by Southwest festival.
Teams of techies will bring new acquisition models to seven agencies as part of the Digital Acquisitions Pilot.
The agency in charge of processing immigrant visa and naturalization petitions, asylum and refugee applications has a data query service that rounds up data from across DHS.
The planned nationwide, wireless broadband public safety network still has November as a contract award date target.