Government Executive - Tech on federal IT management, in partnership with Nextgov.comen-usWed, 27 Aug 2014 15:35:26 -0400Uber’s War on Lyft Could Prompt Federal Investigation ride-share service’s apparent attempts to sabotage its competitors might become red meat for the Federal Trade Commission or state attorneys general.Dustin Volz, National JournalWed, 27 Aug 2014 15:35:26 -0400 has been accused of trying to poach drivers from Lyft with its ads in San Francisco.Flickr user ariIs There a Better Way to Measure Earthquakes?' logarithmic magnitude scale is confusing to many, but it's here to stay.Adrienne LaFrance, The AtlanticTue, 26 Aug 2014 18:00:00 -0400 Northridge, Calif., bridge collapsed after a 1994 earthquake.spirit of america/ file photoScientists Go Beyond Science to Explain Their Climate Terror site hosts handwritten letters from scientists expressing their fears about climate change.Jason Plautz, National JournalTue, 26 Aug 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Burdin/Shutterstock.comHomeland Security Science Chief Wants to Know What You Think His Goals Should Be Brothers launches collaborative online channel for feedback on long-term strategies.Charles S. ClarkMon, 25 Aug 2014 15:40:09 -0400 responders are among those invited to submit ideas. TFoxFoto / Shutterstock.comMonkeys Can't Get a Copyright U.S. Copyright Office includes monkeys on a list of things that do not qualify for copyright protection.Laura Ryan, National JournalFri, 22 Aug 2014 10:40:44 -0400 via a Macaca NigraVideo: Innovation in Government is Not Going to Come From a Guy in a Suit new US Digital Service will fix up government websites.Sonali Kohli, QuartzThu, 21 Aug 2014 16:19:57 -0400 House via YouTubeMcConnell Promises Spending Standoff Over Obama’s Green Agenda GOP leader stopped short of an explicit shutdown threat, but he did say a Republican majority would use the budget to go after EPA’s environmental rules.Ben GemanWed, 20 Aug 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Christopher Halloran/Shutterstock.comThe White House Must Now Respond to This Petition About Michael Brown’s Death petition tallied more than 100,000 signatures Tuesday, a benchmark that requires a response.Marina Koren, National JournalWed, 20 Aug 2014 10:53:08 -0400 Cam/Shutterstock.comConsumer Bureau's Complaint Site Draws a Complaint of Its Own Services Roundtable launches campaign against 'one-sided' website.Charles S. ClarkMon, 18 Aug 2014 16:26:39 -0400 user Adam FagenEdward Snowden Is Worried People Will Forget About Edward Snowden standard-bearer for spy-agency reform fears NSA fatigue is leading to a culture of complacency.Dustin Volz, National JournalWed, 13 Aug 2014 19:00:00 -0400 user Steve RhodesThe Most and Least Sustainable Agencies in Government chart shows which agencies are going green.Eric KatzFri, 08 Aug 2014 13:20:58 -0400 Secretary Sally Jewell tours one of the most energy efficient office buildings in the country -- the Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building in Portland.Interior Department Your Vote Counts: Help Honor Government’s Bold Innovators a look at Nextgov’s Bold Award finalists and cast your ballot for the People’s Choice award.Wed, 06 Aug 2014 10:40:20 -0400 Alexander's Unethical Get-Rich-Quick Plan of government officials have found ways to monetize public service in the private sector, but none more audaciously than the former head of the NSA.Conor Friedersdorf, The AtlanticFri, 01 Aug 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Department file photoHead of CDC's Scandal-Plagued Lab Resigns lab exposed workers to live anthrax and deadly strains of bird fly by improperly transporting them.David Ludwig, The WireThu, 24 Jul 2014 11:10:33 -0400 chart is on display on Capitol Hill during a hearing about hearing about an incident last month at a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lab. Lauren Victoria Burke/APIRS Chief Clashes With Republicans on Email Delivery, Role of IG dispute agency’s cooperation in probe of alleged political targeting.Charles S. ClarkWed, 23 Jul 2014 16:42:20 -0400 Commissioner John Koskinen testified at a contentious hearing Wednesday.Associated PressOne Lawmaker’s Crusade to Green the Federal Fleet New York congressman has been fighting for years to prevent agencies from buying cars that run on regular gasoline.Eric KatzFri, 18 Jul 2014 16:49:59 -0400 Eliot Engel, D-N.Y. Carolyn Kaster/APReligious Group Demands NSA Documents in Ethnic-Slur Probe new FOIA request is just the latest fallout of the Snowden leaks.Dustin Volz, National JournalFri, 18 Jul 2014 13:24:35 -0400 National Security Agency's Utah Data Center in Bluffdale, UtahRick Bowmer/AP File PhotoSnowden: NSA Employees Are Passing Around Nude Photos“Regardless of what happens, if I end up in chains in Guantanamo, I can live with that,” the 31-year-old former NSA contractor said.Dustin Volz, National JournalThu, 17 Jul 2014 14:43:10 -0400 Scott Applewhite/APArchives Reminds IRS that Instant Messages Must be Retained Republicans scold commissioner for late disclosure of Lerner documents.Charles S. ClarkFri, 11 Jul 2014 14:42:03 -0400 Rena Schild/Shutterstock.comHow 3D Printing Could Save the Postal Service could harness young technology into new business opportunities.Eric KatzTue, 08 Jul 2014 15:53:37 -0400 Agostini/APRussia Says U.S. Secret Service Arrest of a Russian Hacker Was a 'Kidnapping' arrested Roman Valerevich Seleznev for hacking into U.S. retailers' computer systems in order to steal credit card information.Polly Mosendz, The WireTue, 08 Jul 2014 10:25:49 -0400 Zmeyev/APCommerce, Prisons Bureau at High Risk for Losing Email National Archives scores agencies on compliance with records preservation laws.Charles S. ClarkThu, 03 Jul 2014 13:47:23 -0400 Commerce Department is housed in DC's Herbert C. Hoover Building.Flickr user ncindcNeed to Know Memo: Three Keys to a Winning App are learning that in the mobile world, it's all about engaging experiences.Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:01:19 -0400 Kneschke/Shutterstock.comNeed to Know Memo: Finding Savings in the Cloud see myriad benefits in shifting work to the Internet.Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:40:09 -0400 Sued for Failing to Disclose Senate Torture-Probe Records comes as the administration is close to declassifying a Senate report on the agency’s one-time interrogation techniques.Dustin Volz, National JournalTue, 24 Jun 2014 17:28:41 -0400