News tagged with government information

Hackers protest BART decision to block cellphones

(AP) -- Hackers broke into a website for San Francisco's mass transit system Sunday and posted contact information for more than 2,000 customers, the latest showdown between anarchists angry at perceived ...

Aug 15, 2011
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IMF identifies hacked computer files

The International Monetary Fund has identified the computer files hacked in a cyberattack and is the process of weighing their importance, and IMF spokesman said Thursday.

Jun 23, 2011
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Google 'applying for China mapping licence'

Google and its joint venture partner in China have applied for a licence to operate an online mapping service in the world's biggest web market, a news report said on Tuesday.

Jun 14, 2011
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Lockheed Martin says it repelled cyber attack

Lockheed Martin, the world's top defense contractor, was on Sunday investigating the source of a major cyber-attack one week ago against its information network, the company said. ...

May 29, 2011
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Stanford helps to digitally preserve mountains of documents

Each year, the U.S. Government Printing Office publishes mountains of paper documents, everything from the Congressional Record to Government Accountability Office reports. But that's only a fraction of its output nowadays. ...

Jun 15, 2010
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China launches strict new Internet controls

(AP) -- China's technology ministry moved to tighten controls on Internet use Tuesday, saying individuals who want to operate Web sites must first meet in person with regulators.

Feb 23, 2010
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Government posting wealth of data to Internet

(AP) -- The Obama administration on Friday is posting to the Internet a wealth of government data from all Cabinet-level departments, on topics ranging from child car seats to Medicare services.

Jan 22, 2010
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Obama's CIO: Gov't data can drive innovation

(AP) -- The White House's first chief information officer, Vivek Kundra, wants Americans to have access to more government data to drive innovation and help stimulate the economy.

Mar 12, 2009
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US files complaint against EMC

The US Justice Department announced that it has filed a complaint against EMC Corp. over contracts the information management and storage giant secured with the US government.

Mar 03, 2009
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