update After Google seemingly ignored restrictive search engine-blocking code built into the Obama administration's new stimulus-related site, the robots.txt code is removed.
Recovery.gov, the site that will track how money from the stimulus bill is spent, goes live.
Transparency activists demand that the government provide data on the $825 billion stimulus package in a format conducive to user-generated mashups and remixes.
Homeland Security is deploying X-ray scanners to inspect interior of vehicles crossing the border, according to documents obtained by a privacy group, raising new concerns about cancer and privacy risks.
Amazon Web Services is bringing secure cloud computing to government agencies and contractors with a new service region.
If you're worried about the state of the economy, but you want to learn about it for yourself, we have you covered.
Congress has to carefully regulate cloud computing in a way that won't stifle the market, forum attendees say. Meanwhile, the federal CIO leads a group creating its own cloud advice.
Social-networking site reverses itself on policy change, while tech reaps windfall from stimulus package. Also: Landmark copyright trial gets under way.
Also: Pittsburgh couple loses privacy fight against Google; cybercriminals exploit a patched IE7 hole; and the White House launches a site so citizens can track government spending.
Oh snap, as they say. Palm has decided to get all vague in Apple's face about patents. Molly's back and she's hazelnut brown. And we determine that tech is, in fact, pretty sucky. All that and more, if you can get your sucky tech to work long enough to