"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."
Twitter is losing its legal director Nicole Wong to the White House in the name of privacy. President Obama has tapped her as his newest Chief Privacy Officer.
The Obama administration is rumored to announce Tom Wheeler as its pick for the next head of the Federal Communications Commission this week, according to a Wall Street Journal report that cites unnamed sources familiar with the matter.
The AP Twitter account was breached today. The hackers sent out a bogus tweet about an attack on the White House.
The White House is celebrating its third science fair today where you'll see new biofuels, robots, and more. All from the kids of America.
Looks like CISPA, which was recently voted through committee, may have to go back to the drawing room floor as the White House threatens to veto it.
The White House just announced a brand new research initiative focused on mapping the human brain, which sadly, does not involve a magic school bus.
Editor's Pick The Make Unlocking Cell Phones Legal petition has been heard loud and clear in Washington, and the Obama administration is saying yes.
The Obama Administration hosted a hackathon a couple weeks ago to increase access to its online petitioning system, We the People. Here are the results.
At a press conference today, Obama may have proved that, while he can hire a bunch of Star Wars fanboys to help run the country, he himself is not one.
The White House has raised its requirements to make it more difficult to get a response on user-generated petitions today.
As the Obama administration sees it, a ridiculous request deserves an equally ridiculous response.
Over 1,000 people have signed a petition asking the government to stop prosecuting people who use distributed denial of service attacks, and instead recognize it as a form of protest.
A special White House investigation couldn't find any evidence of Chinese spying through Huawei telecommunications systems, though the U.S. recently warned businesses using the vendor that it "cannot be trusted to be free of foreign state influence."
Cybercriminals hacked into computers of the White House Military Office, the White House told Politico today. The breach is said to come from attackers in China.
We the people, in order to form a more mobile union, do establish that iPhones, iPads, and Androids are our preferred devices for accessing timely information. Thankfully, the White House has taken notice of our preamble.
Following a number of large botnet attacks on major corporations last year, the Obama administration announced a voluntary, industry-wide plan to combat botnets based on a set of developed principles by the Industry Botnet Group (IBG) and nine other private …
The White House is losing its cyber security coordinator Howard Schmidt to retirement this year after a tumultuous 2011, often referred to a the year of the hack.
Schmidt served the White House in this role for two and a …
A piece of legislation designed to make crowdfunding a legal option for startups will be passed into law as President Barack Obama plans to sign the JOBS Act Thursday, VentureBeat has confirmed.
The Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act has …
Positing that data analysis on a grand scale can solve the nation’s most critical challenges, the Obama Administration has kicked off a big data initiative with $200 million in commitments from six federal agencies.
The White House Office of Science …