Trump Puts Federal Cloud Investments on Front Burner


One of the few policies that President Donald Trump’s administration has carried over from his predecessor is that the federal government needs to make vast information technology performance upgrades — especially to cloud-based platforms. That should comfort vendors seeking business in the federal market at all levels of cloud offerings — hardware, software or services. Only 3 percent to 4 percent of federal IT is cloud-based, noted Chris Liddell, director of the American Technology Council.

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The world's smartest water bottle could save your life

You got lost hiking in the woods and you finished all the water you carried in with you. The Ecomo smart bottle allows you to test and filter water before you drink it.

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MIT researcher googled 'insider trading' before committing fraud

The authorities knew what Google searches researcher Fei Yan carried out and what articles he read prior to his insider trading.

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'Decoding the Civil War': Tech unlocks Union telegrams

A new project is bringing thousands of telegrams that carried information between Union officers, Abraham Lincoln, and his cabinet into the digital age.

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Facebook Invites 1.5B Close Friends to Its Birthday Bash


Facebook celebrated its 12th birthday on Thursday by congratulating its users on how far they’ve carried the social network. The company earlier this week held a more intimate celebration of its anniversary at its main campus in Menlo Park, California. That event included 18 members of the Facebook community, who traveled from places as disparate as Saudi Arabia and Louisiana to join the festivities. The guests all had stories to tell about how Facebook facilitated their offline connections, such as reunions and marriages.

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Tidal accuses Apple of interfering with Drake live stream, Drake denies

Jay Z-backed music service Tidal — which carried a live stream of Lil Wayne’s Hurricane Katrina benefit show this weekend?– cut the transmission during Drake’s performance and accused Apple of “interfering with artistry” by not allowing the set to be streamed, a charge which has been refuted.

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‘We got carried away with ourselves': Bono says sorry for pushing album to iTunes users

Bono said the band got “a little carried away” with its recent ‘Songs of Innocence’ promotion that saw the album pushed to millions of handsets via iTunes. Speaking during a Q&A session on Facebook, U2’s frontman apologized to disgruntled iTunes users. 

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