ITworld Government http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/39/all en European Commission details grounds for Apple tax probe http://www.itworld.com/it-management/439109/european-commission-details-grounds-apple-tax-probe The European Commission believes Apple could have received significant tax reductions from Irish authorities, and is focusing its investigation on tax rulings that favored two Apple subsidiaries, according to a newly revealed Commission document.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/439109/european-commission-details-grounds-apple-tax-probe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/439109/european-commission-details-grounds-apple-tax-probe#comments Government IT Management Legal News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:08:56 +0000 IDGNS staff 439109 at http://www.itworld.com Microsoft will offer locally hosted cloud services in India http://www.itworld.com/it-management/439101/microsoft-will-offer-locally-hosted-cloud-services-india Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella wooed India&#039;s government and banks on Tuesday with an offer to host cloud services including Azure and Office 365 in the country.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/439101/microsoft-will-offer-locally-hosted-cloud-services-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/439101/microsoft-will-offer-locally-hosted-cloud-services-india#comments Cloud Computing Government Internet IT Management Networking News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:45:18 +0000 IDGNS staff 439101 at http://www.itworld.com Apple's iPhone will go on sale in China on Oct. 17 http://www.itworld.com/it-management/439060/apples-iphone-will-go-sale-china-oct-17 Apple&#039;s iPhone 6 will go on sale on Oct. 17 in mainland China, one of the biggest markets for the company, with high demand expected from existing iPhone users.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/439060/apples-iphone-will-go-sale-china-oct-17" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/439060/apples-iphone-will-go-sale-china-oct-17#comments Government IT Management News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:10:09 +0000 IDGNS staff 439060 at http://www.itworld.com China clears iPhone 6 for sale only after security tweaks http://www.itworld.com/it-management/439039/china-clears-iphone-6-sale-only-after-security-tweaks China has effectively cleared the iPhone 6 for sale in the country, granting the product a license, but not before a government regulator demanded Apple make some security changes in the iOS operating system to fix suspected flaws in the software.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/439039/china-clears-iphone-6-sale-only-after-security-tweaks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/439039/china-clears-iphone-6-sale-only-after-security-tweaks#comments Government IT Management Security News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 04:54:37 +0000 IDGNS staff 439039 at http://www.itworld.com China cracking down on iPhone 6 smuggling http://www.itworld.com/it-management/438778/china-cracking-down-iphone-6-smuggling Chinese custom agents literally have their hands full with Apple&#039;s iPhone 6, as they seize hundreds of units from smugglers attempting to bring them into the country.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/438778/china-cracking-down-iphone-6-smuggling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/438778/china-cracking-down-iphone-6-smuggling#comments Government IT Management News Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:38:57 +0000 IDGNS staff 438778 at http://www.itworld.com Apple tax probe details to be published by European Commission on Tuesday http://www.itworld.com/it-management/438757/apple-tax-probe-details-be-published-european-commission-tuesday Apple&#039;s alleged favorable tax treatment by the Irish government will come under renewed scrutiny Tuesday, when the European Commission publishes its reasons for opening an in-depth investigation into the company&#039;s tax affairs.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/438757/apple-tax-probe-details-be-published-european-commission-tuesday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/438757/apple-tax-probe-details-be-published-european-commission-tuesday#comments Government IT Management Legal News Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:42:06 +0000 IDGNS staff 438757 at http://www.itworld.com China blocks Instagram, mentions of 'tear gas' amid Hong Kong protests http://www.itworld.com/it-management/438688/china-blocks-instagram-mentions-tear-gas-amid-hong-kong-protests China started blocking the popular photo-sharing app Instagram on Sunday, as part of its moves to squelch any mention of the use of tear gas on pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/438688/china-blocks-instagram-mentions-tear-gas-amid-hong-kong-protests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/438688/china-blocks-instagram-mentions-tear-gas-amid-hong-kong-protests#comments Government IT Management Mobile & Wireless News Mon, 29 Sep 2014 03:01:39 +0000 IDGNS staff 438688 at http://www.itworld.com Top EU official tells Uber and Germany: Start talking! http://www.itworld.com/it-management/438401/top-eu-official-tells-uber-and-germany-start-talking The European politician who has battled online giants over privacy and the NSA over cyberspying now says it&#039;s time for German regulators to start talking with Uber.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/438401/top-eu-official-tells-uber-and-germany-start-talking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/438401/top-eu-official-tells-uber-and-germany-start-talking#comments Government Internet IT Management Networking On-demand Software News Fri, 26 Sep 2014 22:11:29 +0000 IDGNS staff 438401 at http://www.itworld.com Data center consolidation pays off, feds find http://www.itworld.com/hardware/438388/data-center-consolidation-pays-feds-find Republicans and Democrats in Congress rarely seem to agree on anything anymore, but top members from both sides Friday offered qualified support for efforts to consolidate federal data centers.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/438388/data-center-consolidation-pays-feds-find" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/438388/data-center-consolidation-pays-feds-find#comments Data Center Government Hardware News Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:45:35 +0000 IDGNS staff 438388 at http://www.itworld.com Russia requires Facebook, Twitter and Google to register as social networks or be blocked http://www.itworld.com/it-management/438325/russia-requires-facebook-twitter-and-google-register-social-networks-or-be-bloc Russia&#039;s communications regulator has ordered Facebook, Twitter and Google to join a register of social networks or face being blocked in Russia, according to a report in the newspaper Izvestia.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/438325/russia-requires-facebook-twitter-and-google-register-social-networks-or-be-bloc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/438325/russia-requires-facebook-twitter-and-google-register-social-networks-or-be-bloc#comments Government Internet IT Management Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:56:37 +0000 IDGNS staff 438325 at http://www.itworld.com White House blames IT systems for immigration data problems http://www.itworld.com/it-management/438276/white-house-blames-it-systems-immigration-data-problems The White House has been touting open data initiatives for years. But in one of the most controversial areas in politics -- immigration -- crucial data is often unavailable, and what&#039;s available often includes mistakes, say a diverse set of critics.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/438276/white-house-blames-it-systems-immigration-data-problems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/438276/white-house-blames-it-systems-immigration-data-problems#comments Government IT Management News Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:39:49 +0000 IDGNS staff 438276 at http://www.itworld.com FBI director concerned about encryption on smartphones http://www.itworld.com/government/438189/fbi-director-concerned-about-encryption-smartphones The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is concerned about moves by Apple and Google to include encryption on smartphones, the agency&#039;s director said Thursday.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/government/438189/fbi-director-concerned-about-encryption-smartphones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/government/438189/fbi-director-concerned-about-encryption-smartphones#comments Government Security News Thu, 25 Sep 2014 21:05:32 +0000 IDGNS staff 438189 at http://www.itworld.com FAA clears movie and TV drones for takeoff http://www.itworld.com/it-management/438172/faa-clears-movie-and-tv-drones-takeoff The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is taking its first major step toward opening up the skies for commercial drone use, allowing six TV and movie production companies to use drones to shoot video.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/438172/faa-clears-movie-and-tv-drones-takeoff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/438172/faa-clears-movie-and-tv-drones-takeoff#comments Government IT Management News Thu, 25 Sep 2014 19:56:08 +0000 IDGNS staff 438172 at http://www.itworld.com Virtualization, cloud complicate insider threats for federal CIOs http://www.itworld.com/it-management/438145/virtualization-cloud-complicate-insider-threats-federal-cios The expansion and blurring of the traditional government network environment require federal IT officials to rethink contracting processes and embrace real-time security monitoring.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/438145/virtualization-cloud-complicate-insider-threats-federal-cios" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/438145/virtualization-cloud-complicate-insider-threats-federal-cios#comments Cloud Computing Government IT Management Security Virtualization News Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:29:52 +0000 IDGNS staff 438145 at http://www.itworld.com DHL will use 'parcelcopter' drone to deliver medicines to European island http://www.itworld.com/it-management/438019/dhl-will-use-parcelcopter-drone-deliver-medicines-european-island Deutsche Post DHL will launch soon regular drone flights to deliver emergency medicines and other goods to the North Sea island of Juist.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/438019/dhl-will-use-parcelcopter-drone-deliver-medicines-european-island" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/438019/dhl-will-use-parcelcopter-drone-deliver-medicines-european-island#comments Government IT Management News Thu, 25 Sep 2014 06:14:33 +0000 IDGNS staff 438019 at http://www.itworld.com