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FirstNet Names a CIO

Apr 4, 2014
FirstNet Names a CIO

Former telecom executive will build an IT organization for the First Responder Network Authority. FirstNet — the organization spearheading the federal government’s plan to launch a nationwide public safety communications... Read more »

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TechAmerica’s Robert Callahan to Head Internet Association’s California Office

Mar 21, 2014
TechAmerica’s Robert Callahan to Head Internet Association’s California Office

The Internet Association works with Congress and the administration on Internet-related policies, and will now expand into the Golden State. In a note to friends and colleagues last Friday, March... Read more »

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TechWire.net acquired by Government Technology publisher e.Republic Inc.

Mar 14, 2014
TechWire.net acquired by Government Technology publisher e.Republic Inc.

Government Technology publisher e.Republic Inc. has acquired TechWire.net, a news website covering public-sector technology in California. The deal, announced today, is part of a move by e.Republic to strengthen its... Read more »

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California IT Officials Honored at 2014 CIO Academy Awards

Feb 27, 2014
California IT Officials Honored at 2014 CIO Academy Awards

Richard Rogers of the Employment Development Department, Barney Gomez of the Department of Health Care Services, retiree Carlos Zamarripa of the Franchise Tax Board and Clark Kelso of the California... Read more »

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FCC Considers Retirement Test of Landline Phones

Jan 31, 2014
FCC Considers Retirement Test of Landline Phones

The Federal Communications Commission will vote to consider a retirement test of landline phones in favor of a digital VoIP network. The Internet has long been a pinch hitter for... Read more »

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Data Innovation Day 2014 – Watch it Live

Jan 23, 2014
Data Innovation Day 2014 – Watch it Live

Data is transforming the way we work and play — learn how policy can spur more innovation in this area. We live in a data-filled society. Social media, Web browsers,... Read more »

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Oregon Health Authority CIO Resigns Amid Failed Health Exchange Effort

Dec 24, 2013
Oregon Health Authority CIO Resigns Amid Failed Health Exchange Effort

After months of criticism managing development for the Oregon health exchange, Carolyn Lawson, CIO of the Oregon Health Authority and Department of Human Services, has resigned for personal reasons. After... Read more »

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Sacramento Launches Open Data Portal

Dec 23, 2013
Sacramento Launches Open Data Portal

New portal provides citizens and civic app developers with municipal data in a user-friendly format. Joining the national push for open data, the city of Sacramento has launched an open... Read more »

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San Francisco Offers Free Wi-Fi Along Three Miles of Market Street

Dec 17, 2013
San Francisco Offers Free Wi-Fi Along Three Miles of Market Street

San Francisco’s Market Street once carried streetcars, horses and horseless carriages. Today, Market Street features free Wi-Fi, from Castro Street to the Embarcadero, a distance of three miles. After several tries with... Read more »

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Silicon Valley Dethroned?

Nov 27, 2013
Silicon Valley Dethroned?

New analysis looks at the which areas of the country have experienced the highest rates of growth in tech jobs over the past 12 years. Tech jobs are expanding all... Read more »

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