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Open information may mean more errors get published

Agencies feel pressure to rush out lightly vetted data on such websites as the Obama administration’s Data.gov, specialists say.

From Nextgov: Defense looks for commercial alternative to its broadband battlefield radio

The Army could buy as many as 25,000 of the radios by 2022, if the procurement goes through.

From Nextgov: LightSquared cell network knocks out first responders' GPS in tests

The Pentagon and the GPS industry fear the system will interrupt navigation systems nationwide if it wins FCC approval.

As shuttle program winds down, uncertainty looms for NASA

Lawmakers question speed of agency's transition away from shuttle.

From Nextgov.com: U.S. border agents to snag drug-smuggling jets with Canadian military radar

But Homeland Security officials have made little progress in deploying license plate readers to identify vehicles supporting the flights.

Nextgov.com: DHS accused of hiding fingerprinting data

'Metadata' for agency emails on Secure Communities program sought by immigrant groups under FOIA.

Fatter Federal Paychecks

Surveys show high-end federal IT employers outearn non-IT feds and private sector counterparts.

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Most of the money allotted for defunct DHS financial management project went unspent

Official says department obligated just a fraction of the millions associated with unsuccessful IT project.

From Nextgov.com: SOCOM eyes Android smartphones, tactical cellular networks

U.S. Special Operations Command seeks a radio with a 1-mile range and the capacity to plug-and-play with Android devices.

Performance.gov site to go public soon

Recent budget cuts will hamper effort to improve the website’s functionality, though, OMB’s Zients tells a Senate panel.

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