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FCC shares results of Open Developer Day

The FCC held its first "Open Developer Day" yesterday, bringing together web developers from the public and private sectors. Chief datd officer at the FCC, Greg Elin, shares the results with Federal News Radio.

Tuesday - 11/09/2010, 11:02am EST
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How can cloud computing help people with disabilities?

A really cool interview for you this week about a cloud computing contest the Federal Communications Commission is running. Federal News Radio‚"ôs Amy Morris and Tom Temin spoke with Pam Gregory, Director of the FCC’s Accessibility and Innovation Initiative. Gregory told Federal News Radio the FCC recognizes that ‚"úcloud is the future‚"Ě and leveraging its [...]

Tuesday - 11/02/2010, 06:45pm EDT
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FCC challenges cloud computing possibilities

The FCC started a contest for ideas on how cloud computing can help people with disabilities.

Monday - 11/01/2010, 01:42pm EDT
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Weirdest use of Twitter by government Agency: FCC mocks Fox/Cablevision

The FCC is using Twitter to mock Fox and Cablevision for not renewing contracts, ReadWriteWeb reports.

Wednesday - 10/20/2010, 04:05pm EDT

Big Data: Advancing the Art of Analytics

October 20th, 2010 at 11 AM

The application of knowledge discovery within the cloud is immensely powerful, but not inbuilt. We are collectively moving past the question of "what is cloud computing", and swiftly moving towards "how does the cloud enable advanced analysis against massive volumes of data?" With industry and government leveraging multiple clouds, how do we successfully share and search large collections of data across systems, departments, and geographies? Organizations will continue to discuss and better understand the analytic power and economies of cloud computing, in the sense of data storage, sharing, and management; but we are quickly discovering that creating knowledge from data is more than just a discussion of technology. It's a discussion of what can be accomplished when massive data and cloud computing efficiencies combine to make advanced analysis and innovation possible.

Friday - 10/15/2010, 02:35pm EDT
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FTC raises red flags on FCC's proposed cybersecurity certification program

The Federal Trade Commission is raising some red flags about the new Federal Communications Commission's certification program.

Thursday - 10/14/2010, 04:00pm EDT

Broadband congested, contested, and desirable

From remotely opening garage doors to controlling appliances, to gaming, banking, shopping, to enabling the use of infrared and radar sensors, GPS, and satellite communications by fisherman, firemen and fighter aircraft the Electromagnetic Spectrum touches lives. We learn more from Blair Levin, co-author of the FCC's national broadband plan.

Monday - 09/20/2010, 10:40am EDT
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FCC seeks to remake its .gov self

FCC has tapped a former Microsoft executive to help revamp the agency's web and data resources. The goal: to "reboot" FCC.gov, and make it a model for how government uses the web to serve citizens.

Tuesday - 09/14/2010, 06:26am EDT
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New Web tools give users more access to FCC data

Steven VanRoekel is the managing director at FCC. He told the DorobekINSIDER about the changes introduced on the Reboot.FCC.gov site.

Monday - 09/13/2010, 08:41pm EDT
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Communication, leadership make the best agencies run

The FCC, GSA and the Smithsonian were among the best agencies to work for in the latest survey and officials point to a few specific reasons for their success. Agencies must make their employees feel like they are part of the answer to meeting their mission, agency officials say.

Tuesday - 09/07/2010, 07:05am EDT
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Cybersnooping spouses on the rise

Man-in-the-browser attacks threaten government systems too, FCC wants comments on cyber policy

Wednesday - 08/11/2010, 08:30am EDT

Celebrating the ADA: a look at tech advancements over the years

Learn more about the advances in communications technology and services.

Thursday - 07/22/2010, 08:19pm EDT
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FCC Chairman names new chief technologist

Douglas Sicker now holds the post.

Wednesday - 06/30/2010, 02:38pm EDT

Feds lead Smart Grid development effort

The Senate is now considering a bill, approved last week by the House, designed to help the nation's electrical grid evolve into an enhanced Smart Grid which would help protect itself from cyber-attacks. In addition, however, the Smart Grid is also expected to help the nation do a better job of managing our electrical resources. A group of federal employees recently talked about their role in developing the Smart Grid.

Tuesday - 06/15/2010, 07:15am EDT
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FCC: Take proactive steps to protect yourself online

Learn more in today's cybersecurity update.

Friday - 06/11/2010, 04:47pm EDT

FCC plans to spread broadband broader

The Federal Communications Commission wants to find out whether broadband providers are delivering Internet connections that are as fast as advertised. John Horrigan, consumer research director at the FCC, explains.

Thursday - 06/03/2010, 11:07am EDT
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FCC to establish cyber certification program

Commission seeks comments from industry on how the program should work. FCC wants it to be a voluntary program based on market incentives.

Tuesday - 05/11/2010, 06:52am EDT
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McAfee antivirus program goes berserk, freezes PCs

OMB shifts to real time cybersecurity monitoring, cyberdefenses put to the test during annual NSA exercise, FCC considers testing cybersecurity compliancy

Thursday - 04/22/2010, 09:02am EDT

Science and National Security: Securing the cloud

We're starting a new weekly segment today called Science and National Security. Each week, Institute for Homeland Security Director Randy Larsen will bring us an interview with someone in the national security arena. In today's edition, he speaks with Dr. Michael Nelson, a visiting professor at Georgetown and former director of technology for the Federal Communications Commission, on the future and security of cloud computing.

Monday - 04/12/2010, 09:42am EDT
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Broadband plan has a spectrum of options

Wednesday - 06/10/2009, 09:28am EDT
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