News tagged with government services

Federal government struggles against cyberattacks

A $10 billion-a-year effort to protect sensitive government data, from military secrets to Social Security identification numbers, is struggling to keep pace with an increasing number of cyberattacks and ...

Nov 10, 2014
4 / 5 (5) 5

Nigeria launches national identity card scheme

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday launched a national electronic identity card scheme, which backers said would boost access to financial and government services in Africa's most populous nation.

Aug 28, 2014
2.7 / 5 (3) 0

Hundreds in Mexico protest telecommunications law

Hundreds of students and activists marched in Mexico's capital Tuesday to protest a telecommunications law being debated by the Senate that they say will allow the government to arbitrarily censor Internet content.

Apr 23, 2014
5 / 5 (1) 0

UAE developing drones for citizen services

The United Arab Emirates hopes to start using drones to fly government documents to citizens and is offering a $1 million international prize for unmanned aircraft that can improve the quality of life in ...

Feb 12, 2014
3 / 5 (2) 0

Wolf protection plan raises hackles in Southwest

In the small, rural community of Reserve, children waiting for the school bus gather inside wooden and mesh cages provided as protection from wolves. Parents consider the "kid cages" a reasonable precaution.

Oct 30, 2013
4 / 5 (1) 0