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Matt Caterinicchia

System detects gunshot details

Detection system can tell the type of gun, the number of shots and the location from which they were fired

City opens Internet free-access zone

Long Beach sets up free, wireless Internet access in downtown 'hot zone'

IT reforms at forefront in Virginia

Virginia governor proposes consolidating state IT functions within one agency

Symantec to fund infosec student

Firm establishes fellowship at Purdue's Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security

Workforce

E-gov satisfaction leads the way

E-gov outpaced off-line government and the private sector in a recent survey of customer satisfaction

Miami-Dade portal trying translation

Revamp of county Web portal will include a pilot program focused on automated translation

Laptops lost, stolen at Justice

Sensitive information 'could compromise national security,' Justice IG reports

IRS buying $35M in new computers

HP will supply the IRS with more than 12,300 Compaq desktop PCs and 11,000 notebooks

Site lets teachers tally benefits

Teachers' Retirement System of Oklahoma launches Web site with benefits calculator, other services

Denver keeps eye on security

New consoles aim to help Denver boost security and crime prevention at commuter parking lots

Indiana court to try new system

Computerized case management system will make information more accessible to state agencies and citizens

System taps drinking water data

Covansys completes first phase in system to improve data about drinking water in Washington state

Calif. halts contract with Oracle

California has terminated six-year, $95 million enterprise license agreement with Oracle Corp.

Cable modems, access donated

Toshiba, Cox Communications help nonprofit agency connect disadvantages students to the Internet

Acquisition

Houston contract under fire

Houston officials are dealing with allegations that a procurement to provide free computer software to more than 3 million residents appears to have been 'rigged'

City's system tracks EMS fleet

New automatic vehicle location system enables Cleveland EMS dispatchers to track ambulances

Mississippi goes to AOL@School

Free software is being sent to all public schools in Mississippi that will include AOL@School's state focus feature

Davis pushes for grant tune-up

The federal government should revamp the grants process that delivers funds for state and local IT systems that support human services programs, officials said

Texas agency tracks Web usage

The Texas Education Agency is using software to monitor use patterns and system problems

Houston contract under fire

Councilman claims RFP process for $9.5 million SimHouston project was "a sham"