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The move follows allegations of bribery in DC office he ran. The fallout from Thursday's arrests of a District of Columbia IT security official and contractor quickly raised questions about the fate of Vivek Kundra, the new federal CIO who until recently ran the office...

Tough times call for tough measures. Layoffs and cutbacks are rampant. Even if your IT budget is relatively stable, you will probably be asked to do more with less. But perhaps a better solution would be to do less with less -- to scale back...

A new report by Gartner, titled Dataquest Alert: Utilities, Healthcare and Government Lead IT Spending Growth in Challenging 2009, details where IT spending is headed. Gartner analysts expect overall worldwide IT spending growth of one-half of one percent, and an essentially flat U.S. growth rate...

An FBI raid on the federal CIO's former offices may be the least of his problems. As fed CIO, operating under the White House Office of Management and Budget, Kundra will focus on how government agencies buy, use, manage, and coordinate information technology. That's a...

Zappos.com Inc. credits its novel Web 2.0-based sales philosophy for much of its significant sales growth -- and continuing profitability -- during the current hard times. The online shoe and clothing store doesn't spend massive sums creating and implementing online or offline marketing and advertising campaigns,...

To demonstrate the threats from botnets, the BBC purchased a network of 22,000 infected computers, used it to spam its own e-mail accounts and for a denial-of-service test, and then left messages on the hijacked computers that they were infected. The BBC's Click technology program said...

On March 12th in an OpEd piece for the Wall Street Journal titled “Obama's $80 Billion Exaggeration”, respected physicians and authors Jerome Groopman, MD and Pamela Hartzband, MD questioned President Obama's claim that electronic medical records would save $80 billion annually in healthcare costs while...

Full-thickness human skin equivalent exhibits characteristics of native human skin MADISON – Stratatech Corp., a privately-held regenerative medicine company, today announced that it has launched the StrataTest® human skin model. Composed of both an epidermis and a dermis, the StrataTest® human skin model displays the physical, chemical...

SAN FRANCISCO--Google plans to unveil a service called Google Voice on Thursday that indicates Google wants to do with your telephone communications what companies such as Yahoo have done with e-mail. Google Voice, the new version of the GrandCentral technology Google acquired in July 2007, has...