Panel Analyzes Benefits and Challenges of Cloud Computing for Government Agencies
Broadband's Impact, Congress, Cybersecurity, House of Representatives, Privacy
July 12th, 2013
WASHINGTON, July 12, 2013 – A panel of experts discussed the potential for the use of cloud computing by federal agencies at an event held by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation on Wednesday morning. The security of cloud computing was a primary concern for many of the panelists. Matt Wood, General Manager of Data […]
Report: Oracle Urges Jury To Award $1.7 Billion For Software Theft
November 22nd, 2010
Oracle’s high-profile white-collar legal counsel David Boies on Monday told a jury in Oakland that it should award the company $1.7 billion in damages because rival SAP deliberately encouraged a subsidiary to illegally download and copy hundreds of thousands of versions of Oracle software in 2005, according to a report in the San Jose Mercury News.
Information Technology Sees Gold in Regulation of Greenhouse Gases
Broadband's Impact, Smart Grid
October 29th, 2009
WASHINGTON, October 29, 2009 – Under regulations recently finalized by the Environmental Protection Administration, large sources and suppliers in the U.S. must collect accurate and timely emissions data of greenhouse gases. Information technology firms see big opportunities to find innovative solutions to help companies covered under the new rules to comply with reporting requirements. These representatives say that potential new regulatory changes, which were issued by the EPA on September 22, 2009 – and become effective at the beginning of the year – could spur new business ideas.