US government agencies are interested in unified communications systems that integrate voice, video and data over Internet Protocol, but they have concerns about funding and security, according to a survey.
A US advocacy group representing several tech vendor CEOs has been meeting with US presidential candidates and getting a positive reception to the policies it's pushing, the group's executive director said.
The US Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA), a trade group representing manufacturers of tech products, has come up with a recycling agreement supported by both television and computer hardware makers.
Legislation that would authorize the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to create emergency preparedness standards for private industry takes the wrong approach toward cybersecurity, experts said.
The city of Harrisonburg, Virginia, will experience a wide variety of new Internet-based services such as mobile-phone commerce and clear Internet video with the roll-out of citywide IPv6 (Internet Protocol version 6), people working with the city said Wednesday.
The value of the top 20 U.S. government IT contracts in fiscal year 2007 will be US$118 billion, less than half the value of the top 20 government IT contracts in 2006, according to a report released Tuesday.
Former Hewlett-Packard Chairwoman Patricia Dunn was assured that methods used by investigators to find the source of leaks from the company's board of directors were legal, she told a U.S. Congress subcommittee Thursday.
Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) board of directors has approved a severance package including US$3.7 million in stock options for its general counsel, who resigned Thursday amid a growing scandal into HP's conduct during an investigation into board leaks.
More and more software will be developed in Asia in the coming years, with China and India far outpacing the number of computer science graduates the U.S. produces each year, Microsoft's chief executive officer said Wednesday.
The US National Science Foundation (NSF) has proposed a next-generation Internet with built-in security and functionality that connects all kinds of devices, with researchers challenging the government agency to look at the Internet as a "clean slate."