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Department of General Services Buildings to Buy 100 Percent Renewable Energy

Sep 18, 2015

The Department of General Services signed an agreement with Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) this week.

New Bid Opportunities Coming for Clean Tech, Energy Commission Says

Sep 16, 2015

The California Energy Commission Blog this week outlines new and emerging funding opportunities for entrepreneurs intended to spur energy innovation.

Jeff Vargas Joins CA Technologies

Sep 15, 2015

Vargas was CIO of the California High Speed Rail Authority in 2013 and previously was an IT infrastructure manager for five years at the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS).

IBM Starts New Internet of Things, Education Business Units

Sep 15, 2015

In March, IBM announced it will invest $3 billion through 2018 to help customers integrate data from different sources across the Internet of Things.

Intel Establishes Review Board for Security of Connected Cars

Sep 15, 2015

In tandem with the new board, Intel also published the first version of its automotive cybersecurity best practices white paper, which the company said will continue to update based on the board's findings.

Report: Board of Equalization Project Director Eric Steen Leaving Sept. 23

Sep 14, 2015

In recent months, Steen had expressed his frustration with delays in the procurement of the Centralized Revenue Opportunity System (CROS) after the Department of Technology tapped the brakes on the project.

Innovation Centers in Davis Could Have Economic Ripple Effect, Report Says

Sep 14, 2015

The two innovation centers could potentially more than double the office and industrial space that’s available in Davis, according to a new analysis.

Japan Helping California Test Energy Storage, Expand Vehicle Charging Stations

Sep 14, 2015

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) this week signed Memoranda of Understanding with Japan in which the parties will work to build out the network of fast-charging electric vehicle (EV) stations in

State: CalCloud Is Now FedRAMP Compliant

Sep 10, 2015

The Department of Technology posted on its blog Wednesday that the CalCloud IaaS service, managed in cooperation with IBM, now meets the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) standard after an 18-month implementation process.

Executive Order Shakes Up Cybersecurity Task Force Bill

Sep 10, 2015

In the wake of Gov. Jerry Brown’s executive order last week establishing a California Cybersecurity Integration Center, Assemblymember Ed Chau is putting on hold his bill codifying the advisory California Cybersecurity Task Force and naming

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