Media Coverage

  • May 14, 2014
    by Shawn Donnan, Financial Times
    The US has urged China to help revive talks to update the 1996 agreement governing the $2tn annual global trade in IT products amid warnings that a weekend meeting of Pacific Rim trade ministers risks [...]
  • May 14, 2014
    by Bien Perez, South China Morning Post
    More than 80 industry groups from around the world have called on the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation trade ministers gathering in China this weekend to help restart stalled talks on expanding tariff [...]
  • May 14, 2014
    by Russell Nichols
    In 1984, California’s Department of Technology didn’t exist. Information technology consultants were rare, and there were fewer contractors involved in state services. For the most part, the state developed [...]
  • May 05, 2014
    by Kate Tummarello, The Hill
    The battle over the National Security Agency (NSA) is escalating in the House, with rival panels moving this week to mark up legislation that would change the agency’s controversial surveillance programs. [...]
  • May 05, 2014
    by Andy Medici, Federal Times
    The DATA Act has the potential to save billions of dollars a year and transform how the government approaches performance management, contracting and possibly its own workforce, supporters say. But now [...]
  • May 02, 2014
    A group of senior Obama administration officials delivered a report to the White House on May 1 examining how big data will transform the way we live and work, and how it will alter the relationships between [...]
  • May 01, 2014
    by Mark Rockwell, Federal Computer Week
    A group of tech industry heavy hitters says there are fundamental flaws in a GSA/Pentagon report on how to establish contractor cybersecurity baselines to protect government IT acquisitions. In comments [...]
  • April 30, 2014
    by Jason Miller, Federal News Radio
    President Barack Obama will sign the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act) into law this week — a legislative victory for the open government community. But getting S. 994 through Congress [...]
  • April 22, 2014
    by Amy Schatz, Re/code
    In the copyright fight between broadcasters and Internet TV startup Aereo, cloud computing companies like Dropbox and Google are stuck uncomfortably in the middle. Tech companies will be watching closely [...]
  • April 07, 2014
    by Amy Stewart, TechWire.net
    The head of the California Department of Technology is scheduled to appear Wednesday before the Senate Rules Committee in a step toward his official confirmation as director. It’s the second time Carlos [...]