Los Angeles Times [registration required]: President Bush chose three book to read on his five-week vacation at his Texas ranch: "Salt: A World History" by Mark Kurlansky, who chronicled the rise and fall of what once was considered the world's most strategic commodity; "Alexander II: The Last Great Tsar" by Edvard Radzinsky; and "The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History" by John M. Barry.
Posted by Christopher Dorobek on Aug 16, 2005 at 12:14 PM
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Tech companies are facing protests internally from workers and externally from activists about doing for government amid controversial policies like "zero tolerance" for illegal immigration.
Margaret Weichert, now acting director of the Office of Personnel Management, is clearing agencies to make direct hires in IT, cyber and other tech fields and is changing pay for specialized occupations.
As the deadline to submit bids on the Pentagon's $10 billion, 10-year warfighter cloud deal draws near, IBM announced a legal protest.
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