Uber’s War on Lyft Could Prompt Federal Investigation

The ride-share service’s apparent attempts to sabotage its competitors might become red meat for the Federal Trade Commission or state attorneys general.

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The White House’s Roster is Starting to Resemble Google’s List of Former Employees

Obama administration is looking to another pool of private-sector talent to boost the staff.

Beware the Risks of Government Data Center Consolidation


Federal data center consolidation has its share of benefits -- and challenges.

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GSA’s McClure to Lead Cloud Strategy at Private Firm

The new role will put him in familiar territory, working with federal and state agencies to develop cloud computing strategies.


Hackers Conceal Spyware in Industrial Software firm’s Site to Probe Visitors

Infected site attracts companies from automotive, aerospace and manufacturing sectors.


Hackers Score IDs of S. Korean Population, Roil New Zealand Election and Drain Norwegian Oil

Just another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.


Obama Resurrects Intel Advisory Panel

President Obama named six new members to the board -- including the CEO of UPS.

Nextgov Todd Park, the soon-to-be former U.S. chief technology officer

As Todd Park Becomes Top Tech Recruiter, What's Next for CTO Role?

Park’s departure leaves a job opening in Washington -- one with unclear requirements.


CRS: Cops Can Get Kitchen and Lawn Care Gear from DOD

The Pentagon is a good source of gear far beyond the MRAP.


Inside Google's Secret Drone-Delivery Program

For two years, the company has been working to build flying robots that can deliver products across a city in a minute or two.

Nextgov Google VP Megan Smith

Obama’s Next Technology Guru May Be This Staunch Supporter of Women in Tech

Smith has been a vocal supporter of women in technology, including the industry’s need to celebrate the “lost history” of little-known female tech pioneers and companies need to set diversity goals.

Nextgov Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee

Sen. Feinstein Pushes to Delay Release of CIA Torture Report

The classified torture report will come out only on her timeline.