Nextgov - All Content technology news, best practices, and web 2.0 tools.en-usWed, 23 Apr 2014 12:39:30 -0400Feds Tap Data Surveillance Firm for Money Laundering Investigations five-year sole source contract with Palantir will support Justice, Treasury and Homeland Security.Aliya SternsteinWed, 23 Apr 2014 12:39:30 -0400 DataBrazil Is About To Have an Internet Bill of Rights first-of-its-kind bill spells out internet users' rights to access and privacy.Sara Morrison, The WireWed, 23 Apr 2014 11:42:09 -0400's President Dilma RousseffEraldo Peres/APWatch Live: NASA Astronauts Take a Spacewalk to Repair the ISS Steve Swanson and Rick Mastracchio will install a backup computer on the exterior of the International Space Station.Abby Ohlheiser, The WireWed, 23 Apr 2014 11:28:33 -0400 TechNASA astronauts Steven Swanson, left, and Rick Mastracchio perform a spacewalk outside the International Space Station.NASA/APFEC Considers Allowing Bitcoin Donations to Political Campaigns virtual currency be the next form of campaign clout?Alex Brown and Dustin Volz, National JournalWed, 23 Apr 2014 10:07:51 -0400 BriefingVallaV/Shutterstock.comHow Google Is Helping Warren Buffett Go Green search giant makes a big wind energy buy from Buffett's MidAmerican Energy.Todd Woody, The AtlanticWed, 23 Apr 2014 09:00:00 -0400 TechNati Harnik/APBuying Facebook Ads Could be a Bad Call for Agencies should focus more on mission and less on marketing, GSA says.Joseph MarksTue, 22 Apr 2014 17:28:58 -0400 Tech - Emerging TechJoerg Koch/AP File PhotoThe Supreme Court Doesn't Like This New TV Streaming Website, but Is It Illegal? justices mull the fate of Aero.Brendan Sasso, National JournalTue, 22 Apr 2014 17:17:14 -0400 TechVideojournalists set up outside of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, April 22, 2104.J. David Ake/APGSA Has a New Plan for Cloud Providers Navigating Changing Security Standards plan provides specific FedRAMP guidance to CSPs at varying stages.Frank KonkelTue, 22 Apr 2014 16:59:34 -0400 Kabakou/Shutterstock.comFeds Are Sharing Less Weapons of Mass Destruction Info With Lawmakers requires the government to report on the nuclear and missile programs of Iran, North Korea and Syria.Rachel Oswald, Global Security NewswireTue, 22 Apr 2014 16:58:02 -0400 army officer walks past barrels with chemical waste at the German state-run company GEKA, specialized in the disposal of hazardous materials. The company is tasked to destroy waste material from dismantled Syrian chemical weapons. Martin Meissner/APHow to Go Viral From Space YouTubing made Chris Hadfield an Internet sensation—and got millions of people hooked on science.Alex Brown, National JournalTue, 22 Apr 2014 15:49:00 -0400 TechCanadian Space Agency via YouTubeBYOD Cost the Energy Department More Than Supplying Government Phones could save $2.3 million in three years with better mobile management, auditor finds.Joseph MarksTue, 22 Apr 2014 13:31:28 -0400 imtmphoto/Shutterstock.comSooner or Later, Security Drones Will Be Hovering Over Major Marathons, citywide events such as marathons present a particularly thorny security problem.Jake Becker, QuartzTue, 22 Apr 2014 11:37:00 -0400 wait to start the 118th Boston Marathon Monday, April 21, 2014 in Hopkinton, Mass. Michael Dwyer/APHow Africa Beat the West at Reinventing Money for the Mobile Age money exploded because the continent’s cash economy was ripe for disruption.Dayo Olopade , The AtlanticTue, 22 Apr 2014 11:19:50 -0400 make money transfers at an M-Pesa counter in Nairobi, Kenya.Sayyid Abdul Azim/AP File PhotoSpace Isn’t Just the Final Frontier -- It’s a Dangerous Venue for Geopolitical Brinksmanship officials are not paying enough attention to potential problems in orbit, security analyst says.Tim Fernholz, QuartzTue, 22 Apr 2014 10:26:06 -0400 TechIs this man the new warfighter?NASAGovernment Employees Cause Nearly 60% of Public Sector Cyber Incidents emails and other errors account for most of the compromised data.Aliya SternsteinTue, 22 Apr 2014 07:27:48 -0400 Nivens/Shutterstock.comWant to Know How Developers Use Your Agency's Data? Ask Them. upgraded site will ask users to volunteer what they’re using HHS data for.Joseph MarksMon, 21 Apr 2014 17:43:52 -0400 everything possible/Shutterstock.comWhite House: No Deportation for Justin Bieber administration declines to comment on anti-Bieber We the People petition.Frank KonkelMon, 21 Apr 2014 16:48:41 -0400 BriefingThe Canadian pop star's concerts involve pyrotechnics and backupdancers.Dan Harr/Invision/APPeople Are Already Pawning White House Easter Eggs on eBay, that was fast.Marina Koren, National JournalMon, 21 Apr 2014 16:10:00 -0400 BriefingCarolyn Kaster/APHow China Will Dominate the U.S. Electric-Bus Market country is emerging as an innovator in green tech.Todd Woody, QuartzMon, 21 Apr 2014 15:07:01 -0400 TechAn electric bus outside of an electric bus manufacturing plant by the Chinese firm BYD, in the Southern California city of Lancaster Reed Saxon/APThe Electronic-Medical-Records Email(s) of the Day, No. 2 pricing of voice-recognition software as one sign of distortions of the medical market, and other inside insights.James Fallows, The AtlanticMon, 21 Apr 2014 14:18:49 -0400 Breach Raises Questions About Widespread Hacking won't confirm company assertions about the attack, which affected 80,000 employees of government contractors.Aliya SternsteinMon, 21 Apr 2014 10:36:48 -0400 Aereo’s Supreme Court Case, What’s Really on Trial is the Cloud Supreme Court will hear arguments in that same case on April 22.Zachary M. Seward, QuartzMon, 21 Apr 2014 10:19:24 -0400 Bagota/Shutterstock.comHeartbleed Means Users Must Reset Passwords online marketplace's homepage directs users to change their login information.Aliya SternsteinSat, 19 Apr 2014 08:27:50 -0400 Could Virtually Hover Over a Battlefield With Oculus virtual reality headset is ready for action, software exec says.Aliya SternsteinFri, 18 Apr 2014 16:47:04 -0400 TechAttendees play a video game wearing Oculus Rift virtual reality headsets at the Intel booth at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.Jae C. Hong/AP File PhotoHackers Scour Boob Job Records, Identify Anonymous, and Hold Up Nebraska Bank another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.Aliya SternsteinFri, 18 Apr 2014 16:38:24 -0400