Nextgov - All Content technology news, best practices, and web 2.0 tools.en-usTue, 26 Aug 2014 17:19:06 -0400Police Allegedly Vet Dates Using Law Enforcement Database working at an investigations bureau in California, cops visited dating websites Tinder, eHarmony and SternsteinTue, 26 Aug 2014 17:19:06 -0400 of Weather Satellite Bugs Won’t Be Fixed For Years slams Raytheon and NOAA for failing to fix security holes on ground control system.Aliya SternsteinTue, 26 Aug 2014 17:10:43 -0400 Joint Polar Satellite SystemNOAAWhich US Company Will Help the Government Send Americans to Space? different kind of space race is coming to an end.Marina Koren, National JournalTue, 26 Aug 2014 16:32:43 -0400 TechVadim Sadovski/Shutterstock.com6 Charts That Show Why Utilities, Businesses are Concerned About Cyber finds organizations are simply not prepared to deal with advanced cyber threatsCaitlin FairchildTue, 26 Aug 2014 16:16:04 -0400 Further Scrutiny, Obamacare Website Gets CEO contracts cost more than estimated, while the cost of seven more than doubled.Rebecca CarrollTue, 26 Aug 2014 15:42:47 -0400 Mathews Burwell, HHS secretaryJ. Scott Applewhite/APPentagon Accepts Bids on Long-Awaited Health Records Contract solicitation is the first step in what could be an $11 billion effort over the next decade to modernize the Pentagon's health records system.Frank KonkelTue, 26 Aug 2014 12:14:13 -0400 Maj. (Dr.) Tim Cheslock examines a patient and fellow soldier at the primary care New Kabul Compound clinic in Afghanistan.U.S. ArmyVA to Kick Off Hunt For New Patient Scheduling System Next Month the end of September, VA plans to issue a solicitation for a new system to manage the scheduling of veterans’ medical appointments.Jack MooreTue, 26 Aug 2014 11:36:26 -0400 statues portraying a wounded soldier being helped, stand on the grounds of the Minneapolis VA Hospital.Jim Mone/APMillions of Weather Records Pose Big Data Challenge for Scientists are embarking on data rescue missions all over the world to find and digitize old climate information.Rose Eveleth, The AtlanticTue, 26 Aug 2014 11:08:35 -0400 DataHarvepino/Shutterstock.comBehind the Huge Cyberattack Campaign Against Latin American Governments Moscow-based cyber-security firm Kaspersky Lab, which claims to have unearthed the campaign, has given it a name: El Machete.Daniel A. Medina, QuartzTue, 26 Aug 2014 10:31:03 -0400 Obama's New Tech Squad Include Cyber Experts? Service team announcement didn’t mention privacy or security, while snoops continue targeting Internet users.Aliya SternsteinMon, 25 Aug 2014 17:27:36 -0400 - Cybersecurity ReportErika Cross/Shutterstock.comPeople Like Being Bossed Around By Robots, Study Finds can figure out a near-optimal plan for allocating tasks among workers and robots in seconds.Zach Wener-Fligner, QuartzMon, 25 Aug 2014 16:22:59 -0400 TechWould you let a robot boss you around?Matt Rourke/APWhy is LinkedIn So Popular With Employees of the US Army? IBM and HP have more current employees on the professional networking site.Rebecca CarrollMon, 25 Aug 2014 16:08:41 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechGil C/Shutterstock.comNot All Teleworkers Created Equal women, there are major drawbacks to requesting to work remotely, according to a new study.Olga Khazan, The AtlanticMon, 25 Aug 2014 15:47:41 -0400 Briefing - Wired WorkplaceNadezhda1906/Shutterstock.comVideo: FBI Files Join the 21st Century FBI's massive paper filing system has been replaced with a digital system that houses 30 million records and 83 million sets of fingerprints.Caitlin FairchildMon, 25 Aug 2014 14:50:45 -0400 - Tech InsiderThe paper filing system files at the FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C.FBIAfter Heartbleed, Is Open Source More Trouble Than It’s Worth? leaders should take another look at the critical but oft-forgotten infrastructure their agencies are riding on.Jason ThompsonMon, 25 Aug 2014 13:44:12 -0400 Briefingwwwebmeister/Shutterstock.comHouse Staffers Banned From Wikipedia Over Anti-Transgender Edits Rights Campaign calls on Boehner to investigate "troubling" edit to "Orange Is the New Black" actress's page.Sarah Mimms, National JournalMon, 25 Aug 2014 11:09:10 -0400 Briefing"Orange is the New Black" actress Laverne CoxAlexandra Wyman/Invision for Netflix/APHacktivists Swipe Ferguson Officers’ Personal Data's unclear how much information was compromised.Nextgov StaffMon, 25 Aug 2014 08:43:56 -0400 man is arrested as police try to disperse a crowd during protests in Ferguson, Mo.Jeff Roberson/APWhen NASA Moves Its Websites to the Cloud, Everyone Watches migration reaches milestone.Rebecca CarrollMon, 25 Aug 2014 07:03:52 -0400 Taint the Caribbean, Smuggle Patient Data, and Bring Gaza to Delaware another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.Aliya SternsteinFri, 22 Aug 2014 16:40:13 -0400 Court Move Clear the Way to Mass Government Hacking? single warrant could authorize federal officials to inject malware into hundreds of suspects’ -- and victims’ -- computers.Aliya SternsteinFri, 22 Aug 2014 16:26:51 -0400 user Matt Churchill Report: Todd Park to Step Down as Federal CTO plans to move to Silicon Valley, where he will help recruit tech talent for government jobs.Nextgov StaffFri, 22 Aug 2014 15:31:52 -0400 BriefingTodd Park, federal CTOPablo Martinez Monsivais/APScientists Figure Out Why Grunts Groan’s the ever-increasing load, researchers at the International Congress on Soldiers' Physical Performance conclude.Bob BrewinFri, 22 Aug 2014 14:05:23 -0400 - What's BrewinDeployed from USS Bataan and arriving in Afghanistan with a heavy backpack, a Marine with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), dons his backpack by laying his back on it.U.S. NavyNew Navy Shipboard Net Key to Information Dominance network aims to automate cyber defense.Bob BrewinFri, 22 Aug 2014 13:54:13 -0400 guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins operates off the coast of Haiti.U.S. NavyThese Cute, Tiny Sensors Will Soon Be Watching You Everywhere beacons send unique Bluetooth radio pulses, which a mobile device can recognize.Dan Frommer, QuartzFri, 22 Aug 2014 12:49:00 -0400 DataEstimoteThese Are the 25 Most Popular Mobile Apps in America is an interesting slice of the App Store, as it highlights active usage, not just one-time downloads or recent popularity.Dan Frommer, QuartzFri, 22 Aug 2014 12:11:02 -0400 Bloom Design/