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Official: FAA shows progress on NextGen

Aircraft equipped with ADS-B technology can now get air traffic and weather information on cockpit displays, senior official says.

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GAO: Census technology needs more testing

Individual technology systems and their ability to integrate need to be tested before the 2010 census, government auditors say.

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Obama smartphone conforms to military standards

President Obama will have to give up his BlackBerry and switch to a maximum-security smartphone.

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FEMA deploys e-signature solution for disaster victims

Computer application is designed to quicken the pace of processing release forms for disaster relief funding and loans.

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DISA issues RFI for Net-Centric Enterprise Services

The Defense Information Systems Agency seeks to develop a collaboration system that works on classified and unclassified networks.

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Report: DOD needs to require more RFID tags

An inspector general's report finds about 10 percent of contracts lack the required RFID clause.

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GAO raps Census’ handheld plans

GAO wants Census officials to establish criteria to determine whether the handheld computers are capable of performing required tasks.

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Taking intelligence analysis to the virtual world

The intelligence community is looking toward virtual or synthetic worlds as ways to improve analysis.

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Pointers: Recommended readings 08-25-08

Check out these Web sites and other online resources.

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Pointers: Recommended readings

A complex IT generation gap; a DHS blog dust-up; what not to worry about on vacation; and the perfect solar storm.

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Dial in the perfect smart phone

Experts explain the key usability features, services and security issues to consider when making a buy.

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Letter: Cut telework equipment expenses by hoteling

Shared offices or hoteling is a teleworking option. One reader shares how to make it work at your agency.

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Telework’s weak link

Telework programs can provide plenty of perks, but they can also be a breeding ground for security risks.

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Commerce versus security

The debate about screening shipping containers is one problem that current technology is not going to solve.

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Coast Guard fuses data sources

The Coast Guard uses a Trusted Computer Solutions product that received accreditation at the top-secret and secret levels in 2006.

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Agencies hit security mark

OMB’s target is to have only 100 Internet connections governmentwide, official says.

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Pointers: Recommended reading

This week's finds: Research beyond Google; The real snail mail; Web 2.0 meets presidential politics; After the flood.

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Get a Life!: Do not disturb

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BBN field tests portable translator

BBN Technologies has developed a translation device that enables a two-way dialogue between speakers of different languages.

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