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Correction: GSA vulnerability

This post originally and mistakenly referred to the GSA vulnerability as a "breach." The agency says that the vulnerability was not the result of a hack or breach. Here is the GSA's statement on the matter.

Read the updated story here.

By March 25, 2013

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GSA vulnerability highlights dangers of SSNs as IDs

A recently fixed vulnerability at the U.S. General Services Administration highlights the dangers of using your Social Security Number for identification. Federal and state laws restrict use of SSNs by public and private organizations.

By March 23, 2013

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Google inches closer to leasing NASA hangars, Moffett airfield

Planetary Ventures, a Google subsidiary, has been chosen as the "preferred lessee" to manage the airfield, rehabilitate its hangars and, oddly enough, spruce up its golf course.

By February 11, 2014

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Apple expected to launch 4G LTE iPhone next year

Along with other mobile phone makers, Apple is expected to "join the LTE club" next year with a 4G iPhone, says DigiTimes.

By October 26, 2011

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Microsoft: Google Apps have 'hidden costs'

Software giant takes another slap at Google Apps, saying that enterprise adopters run into a variety of unforeseen costs that amount to a "Google tax."

By May 5, 2011

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Microsoft, Google spar over security certification

Microsoft claims Google Apps for Government doesn't meet security certification that Google has touted. Google says Microsoft is wrong.

By April 11, 2011

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Oracle to pay $46 million to settle Sun kickback charges

Fine settles claims that Sun, among other companies, had doled out kickbacks in an effort to score government contracts.

By February 1, 2011

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USDA making the move to Microsoft

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is the latest government organization to move the cloud, and has picked Microsoft for the task. The deal covers 120,000 employees.

By December 8, 2010

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Google scores big federal government contract

General Services Administration becomes the first federal agency to move all its e-mail to the cloud, awarding a $6.7 million contract to pay for Google Apps for Government.

By December 2, 2010

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Buzz Out Loud 1362: New alien DNA discovery: new Toxic Avengers? (podcast)

On today's show, NASA's announcement about training bacteria to exist on arsenic is super cool, and could lead to a great remake of "Toxic Avengers," but it's certainly not the little green men announcement we were hoping for. Plus, why the FTC's "Do Not Track" system is doomed to fail, we launch an angry Angry Birds take-down petition, and Donald "Downer" Bell buzzkills the entire show. --Molly

By December 2, 2010