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.
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.
Along with other mobile phone makers, Apple is expected to "join the LTE club" next year with a 4G iPhone, says DigiTimes.
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."
Microsoft claims Google Apps for Government doesn't meet security certification that Google has touted. Google says Microsoft is wrong.
Fine settles claims that Sun, among other companies, had doled out kickbacks in an effort to score government contracts.
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.
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.
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