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Army seeks to shift funds to bolster Future Combat Systems effort

April 15, 2008 Move of $250 million aimed at keeping program on schedule despite congressional budget cuts.

House passes bill to prevent tax cheats from winning contracts

April 15, 2008 Contractors would have to certify they do not owe "seriously delinquent" taxes.

OMB: Don't bother submitting 2010 budget requests

April 11, 2008 Instead of readying a full federal budget, OMB will prepare an estimate based on current spending that does not include proposed increases and new policy ...

What's Brewin: Tanker Wars on the Web

April 11, 2008 Northrop Grumman and Boeing take their battle over a recently awarded multibillion-dollar aerial tanker contract online

Agencies rely less on governmentwide acquisition contracts

April 11, 2008 Lack of cost savings is one of the key reasons that agencies have moved to in-house contracts for their technology purchases, pushing GWAC IT sales down 15 ...

The New E-spionage Threat

April 11, 2008 Business Week

Army awards contract for long-range wireless system

April 10, 2008 The Wi-Fi system will have a 32-mile range that will connect supply units on the front lines with depots in the rear.

Government slow to implement ID system

April 10, 2008 House panel says agencies have distributed just 3 percent of new credentials and lack the technology to use them.

GAO: Military gear for sale on Web poses security risk

April 10, 2008 A team of undercover GAO agents found parts for the fighter plane, body armor, night vision goggles and other military items for sale to the highest bidder ...

Hill to shine spotlight on federal IT this week

April 7, 2008 House panels to probe Census Bureau's handheld computers, high-tech federal ID cards and sale of sensitive military technologies on the Internet.