US government

BlackBerry 10 cleared for use by US government agencies
Information security
Security

BlackBerry 10 cleared for use by US government agencies

BlackBerry maker's forthcoming device gets security thumbs up from US government.
8 Nov 2012
BlackBerry ditched by US federal agency for iPhones
Time for change
Mobile

BlackBerry ditched by US federal agency for iPhones

US customs agency sets out plan to acquire iPhones for 17,600 staff.
23 Oct 2012
Vivek Kundra joins Salesforce.com
Vivek Kundra
cloud computing

Vivek Kundra joins Salesforce.com

The US Government’s ex-CIO and leader of the ‘Cloud First’ initiative joins Salesforce as EVP of emerging markets.
16 Jan 2012
Anonymous hits US military drone manufacturer
VDI
Security

Anonymous hits US military drone manufacturer

Anonymous posts what it claims is 1GB of data from US contractor Vanguard Defense Industries.
22 Aug 2011
US Pentagon admits 24,000 files stolen
Data security
Security

US Pentagon admits 24,000 files stolen

A foreign Government is suspected of stealing 24,000 files in one of the biggest ever cyber hits on US defence operations.
15 Jul 2011
Anonymous claims US military email theft
Hacker
Security

Anonymous claims US military email theft

The hacktivist group says it took over 90,000 emails from US military personnel.
12 Jul 2011
Oracle pays $46 million to settle kickback claims
Lawsuit
public sector

Oracle pays $46 million to settle kickback claims

Ellison's firm shells out $46 million in settling claims alleging it paid kickbacks to gain contracts from the US Government.
1 Feb 2011
Google introduces Apps for Government
Google
Network & Internet

Google introduces Apps for Government

Google's new apps service is designed to support the US government's cloud computing projects.
27 Jul 2010
US Government to sue Oracle for alleged fraud
Court
public sector

US Government to sue Oracle for alleged fraud

The US Department of Justice has joined a whistleblower's case against Oracle, which has been accused of overcharging the US Government.
17 Jun 2010
US politicians pass $400 million cyber security bill
US Capitol Building
Security

US politicians pass $400 million cyber security bill

Legislation to fund cyber security research and training has faced little opposition from a House of Representatives still reeling from a spate of hig…
5 Feb 2010
US government stresses importance of cyber hygiene
US flag
Security

US government stresses importance of cyber hygiene

All users, not just the private and public sector, have the responsibility for cyber security. according to the US government.
1 Oct 2009
US government to loosen control of ‘broken’ ICANN?
ICANN logo
Network & Internet

US government to loosen control of ‘broken’ ICANN?

Reports suggest that the ICANN/US government relationship will not be as close in the future.
30 Sep 2009