The Affordable Care Act, aka health care reform, aka Obamacare, is spurring a massive creation of new business opportunities, according to the HHS chief technical officer, Bryan Sivak.
"Today's news marks the first time a government entity has published law as a living, collaborative document," Balter said. "We're excited to see how the Open Data Policy evolves with the input of the community, and we hope this is just the first of many."
Samsung's Galaxy S4 is officially allowed in the hands of Department of Defense employees -- so long as they run special Knox security software.
Enigma.io launched out of beta today to be "Google for public data," with strategic investment from the New York Times.
Tumml is a new 'urban ventures' accelerator program that empowers entrepreneurs to solve urban problems using technology.
Google is resisting a national security letter (NSL) from the FBI demanding that it offer up private information about its users.
Two weeks ago, I was sitting in on a web chat held by the United States State Department. The subject was crowdfunding. Jessica Jackley of popular microloan platform Kiva and Sherwood “Woodie” Neiss of the Startup Exemption and Crowdfund Capital …
In the future, any new product designs will be instantly copied, 3D scanned, and re-sold as 3D printing instructions, meaning that anyone will be able to own just about anything, almost for free.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced the Alliance for Affordable Internet, a public-private partnership to expand internet access in the developing world, during her final press conference.
I read the announcement today that Canada has just launched a startup visa program. By doing so, they are saying to the world, “Welcome, immigrant entrepreneurs — please come start your business in Canada.”
It’s brilliant, well executed, and modeled …
Google complied with 66 percent of government requests for user data in 2012 -- that's down from 76 percent just two years prior.
Looks like Chinese telecommunications manufacturer Huawei is getting slammed again. Now it's Los Alamos National Laboratory, the facility that is in charge of maintaining the United States's arsenal of nuclear weapons, that has apparently tossed out Huawei network switches.
The CIA's venture arm, IN-Q-Tel, strikes strategic partnership with mobile security company Tyfone.
FedBid promises to save the government and every mid-size to large company 10-12 percent on almost everything they buy. Here's how.
But, for at least an hour, there was a job posting on the UK government's website for an James Bond-style "elimination specialist." And yeah, the job code was 007.
It's not Brazil, not Iran, and not Russia, which has expressed a desire to censor the internet.
We've likely all wondered whether police officers have quotas for how many traffic tickets they issue. Big data to the rescue.
The U.S Department of Defense spends $100 billion a year funding 50,000 scientists in 100 research labs to create innovative new technologies. Now some of those new technologies will be coming to consumers.
Editor's Pick Legendary venture capitalist Tim Draper is worried about America running out of heroes. And he's not talking about Superman or the Hulk.
A new report from the Bay Area Council Economic Institute revealed that tech jobs are hot, they're getting hotter, and they're not just in Silicon Valley ... or Silicon Alley. In fact, communities in unconventional hotspots Wisconson, Ohio, and North Carolina have recently seen increases of more than 10 percent in high-tech employment.
The subtext? Don't kill the goose that's laying the golden eggs.