News tagged with government information

Tech bugs plague federal projects

t was an ambitious federal technology project, tying together a string of government databases in one Web portal. But the launch was a giant mess: contract missteps, broken deadlines, cost overruns. Users complained the site ...

dateDec 05, 2013 in Other
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US study finds online privacy concerns on the rise

Americans are sharing more personal information online than ever, but they also want to better control who can see it, according to a study released Thursday by the Pew Research Center's Internet and American ...

dateSep 05, 2013 in Internet
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Alert system avoids commuter chaos

Imagine never being trapped in peak hour traffic again. Commuters, your frustrations are over. QUT transport experts have designed an alert service that warns you when your travel route is congested or your public transport ...

dateAug 07, 2013 in Software
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Gauging the risk of fraud from social media

Are there indicators of whether people present an increased risk of fraudulent behaviour? This is a question that fascinates Dr Maurice van Keulen, a researcher at the University of Twente's Centre for Telematics ...

dateJun 21, 2013 in Computer Sciences
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3Qs:The evolution of whistleblowing

The leak of classified government documents last week revealed the existence of a massive National Security Administration program of bulk surveillance in which telecommunication and Internet companies are ...

dateJun 14, 2013 in Internet
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Booz Allen says it's fired Snowden after leak

Edward Snowden, who admitted leaking details of secret U.S. government surveillance programs, was fired by his employer Tuesday while the U.S. government considers criminal charges against him.

dateJun 11, 2013 in Internet
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