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Did anyone win the war between Apple and the FBI?

Recently, a judge’s ruling that directed Apple to work with the FBI to unlock a cell phone used by a terrorist in California brought national attention to the debate about government overreach. Even though the FBI withdrew its demand, did this set a precedence or will┬áthe war continue? And will this flow over to web […]

U.S. government undertakes historic data center consolidation

The American government has announced that it plans to consolidate its data, currently spread across hundreds of data centers around the world, into less than 50 facilities located in the United States.

Government to consolidate over a thousand data centers

In an effort to reduce energy costs, over a thousand government data centers (the number of them tripled over the past decade) will merge into just few. An initial consolidation plan will be developed and announced by June 30. The plans will be finalized by the end of this year, December 31, with federal agencies […]

Taking the census to the clouds

Good or bad, cloud computing is making its way into just about every agency, business, and organization that could use a bit of off-site data storage. The route to good usage of cloud computing could be in its gradual adoption. Rather than placing all of one’s eggs in one basket, taking them a few at […]

Is counting on Google a wise move?

Google, the search engine giant, spends a lot of time touting its Google Apps services, which include numerous applications for businesses. This, despite the fact that the service has suffered considerable downtime. When the company should be concentrating on making the service reliable, it continues to seek new clients, many of whom may not realize […]

Chinese micro-blogging sites shut down by government

Digu and Zuosa, Chinese micro-blogging websites similar to Twitter have been shut down by China’s government. The decision is a tactic on government’s campaign against online porn and it may be intended to clean the local internet environment of offensive material.

New data breach law will require contact with the Secret Service

A data breach law has been introduced four days ago by Senator Dianne Feinstein. The Bill S.139 notes that the United States Secret Service must be contacted if over 10,000 individuals’ records are breached in an isolated incident. There were 656 breached cases in 2008 which is a 47% increase compared to 2007.

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