ITworld Government http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/39/all en China says Microsoft hasn't been fully transparent in anti-monopoly probe http://www.itworld.com/windows/433164/china-says-microsoft-hasnt-been-fully-transparent-anti-monopoly-probe Chinese authorities are claiming that Microsoft has yet to fully comply with the government&#039;s anti-monopoly investigation, and is demanding more information about its media player and Web browser distribution.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/windows/433164/china-says-microsoft-hasnt-been-fully-transparent-anti-monopoly-probe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/windows/433164/china-says-microsoft-hasnt-been-fully-transparent-anti-monopoly-probe#comments Government IT Management Operating Systems Software Windows News Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:33:21 +0000 IDGNS staff 433164 at http://www.itworld.com Two Galileo GPS satellites launched in wrong orbit http://www.itworld.com/government/433001/two-galileo-gps-satellites-launched-wrong-orbit Two satellites that are intended to form part of the European Galileo satellite navigation system went astray from their intended orbit after launch from French Guiana on Friday, satellite launch company Arianespace said.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/government/433001/two-galileo-gps-satellites-launched-wrong-orbit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/government/433001/two-galileo-gps-satellites-launched-wrong-orbit#comments Government Unified Communications News Mon, 25 Aug 2014 05:29:58 +0000 IDGNS staff 433001 at http://www.itworld.com Study disputes predictions of coming spectrum crunch http://www.itworld.com/it-management/432855/study-disputes-predictions-coming-spectrum-crunch Widely accepted projections of a shortage of mobile spectrum may not be as dire as many analysts in the mobile and tech sectors are making it out to be, according to a new study.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/432855/study-disputes-predictions-coming-spectrum-crunch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/432855/study-disputes-predictions-coming-spectrum-crunch#comments Government IT Management Mobile & Wireless Unified Communications News Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:02:55 +0000 IDGNS staff 432855 at http://www.itworld.com US agencies to release cyberthreat information faster to the health-care industry http://www.itworld.com/government/432699/us-agencies-release-cyberthreat-information-faster-health-care-industry U.S government agencies will work to release cyberthreat information faster to the health-care industry after a massive breach at hospital operator Community Health Systems, representatives of two agencies said.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/government/432699/us-agencies-release-cyberthreat-information-faster-health-care-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/government/432699/us-agencies-release-cyberthreat-information-faster-health-care-industry#comments Data Protection Government IT Management Security News Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:02:53 +0000 IDGNS staff 432699 at http://www.itworld.com US lawmaker wants to rebrand net neutrality http://www.itworld.com/it-management/432698/us-lawmaker-wants-rebrand-net-neutrality A U.S. lawmaker wants to rebrand the term net neutrality because its definition is confusing to many people.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/432698/us-lawmaker-wants-rebrand-net-neutrality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/432698/us-lawmaker-wants-rebrand-net-neutrality#comments Government Internet IT Management Networking Unified Communications News Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:07:10 +0000 IDGNS staff 432698 at http://www.itworld.com Amazon strikes deal in China to offer more imported goods http://www.itworld.com/it-management/432576/amazon-strikes-deal-china-offer-more-imported-goods Amazon.com is hoping to attract more consumers from China, with a new agreement that will let the U.S. e-commerce company bring millions of products from its international sites to the country as imported goods.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/432576/amazon-strikes-deal-china-offer-more-imported-goods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/432576/amazon-strikes-deal-china-offer-more-imported-goods#comments Government Internet IT Management Networking News Thu, 21 Aug 2014 04:44:24 +0000 IDGNS staff 432576 at http://www.itworld.com Obama's options for tech immigration take shape http://www.itworld.com/it-management/432541/obamas-options-tech-immigration-take-shape Path is clear for approval of H-1B spouse rule, other changes may come too. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/432541/obamas-options-tech-immigration-take-shape" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/432541/obamas-options-tech-immigration-take-shape#comments Career Government IT Management News H-1B visa Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:25:19 +0000 IDGNS staff 432541 at http://www.itworld.com China paving the way for big Xbox One sales http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/432392/china-paving-way-big-xbox-one-sales China has approved the sale of 5 million Xbox One units, opening the way for Microsoft to make a big splash in the country&#039;s emerging console sector.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/432392/china-paving-way-big-xbox-one-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/432392/china-paving-way-big-xbox-one-sales#comments Government IT Management Personal Tech Software News Wed, 20 Aug 2014 03:28:12 +0000 IDGNS staff 432392 at http://www.itworld.com FCC allowed to question AT&T, Verizon on business broadband pricing http://www.itworld.com/it-management/432328/fcc-allowed-question-att-verizon-business-broadband-pricing The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has the green light to collect new data on the pricing of so-called special access services, the middle-mile network services used to deliver business broadband and mobile service backhaul.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/432328/fcc-allowed-question-att-verizon-business-broadband-pricing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/432328/fcc-allowed-question-att-verizon-business-broadband-pricing#comments Government IT Management Networking Unified Communications News Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:38:28 +0000 IDGNS staff 432328 at http://www.itworld.com Rethinking communications regulation http://www.itworld.com/internet/432268/rethinking-communications-regulation Federal legislation on communications policy predates all the changes brought about by the Internet. It&#039;s time to address Internet regulation directly. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/internet/432268/rethinking-communications-regulation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/internet/432268/rethinking-communications-regulation#comments Government Internet IT Management Unified Communications Opinion Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:36:16 +0000 IDGNS staff 432268 at http://www.itworld.com FCC extends net neutrality comment period to Sept. 15 http://www.itworld.com/internet/431914/fcc-extends-net-neutrality-comment-period-sept-15 The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has extended a deadline for comments on its proposed net neutrality rules to Sept. 15, giving members of the public more time to weigh in on how the government should regulate Web traffic.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/internet/431914/fcc-extends-net-neutrality-comment-period-sept-15" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/internet/431914/fcc-extends-net-neutrality-comment-period-sept-15#comments Government Internet IT Management On-demand Software News Fri, 15 Aug 2014 22:46:18 +0000 IDGNS staff 431914 at http://www.itworld.com Lenovo's x86 server buyout from IBM clears last US hurdle http://www.itworld.com/431909/lenovos-x86-server-buyout-ibm-clears-last-us-hurdle Lenovo&#039;s planned acquisition of IBM&#039;s x86 server business for US$2.3 billion has cleared a major U.S. regulatory hurdle, paving the way for the deal to close by the end of the year.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/431909/lenovos-x86-server-buyout-ibm-clears-last-us-hurdle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/431909/lenovos-x86-server-buyout-ibm-clears-last-us-hurdle#comments Government IT Management News Fri, 15 Aug 2014 21:33:05 +0000 IDGNS staff 431909 at http://www.itworld.com Dozens of US tech firms violate EU privacy promises, advocacy group says http://www.itworld.com/it-management/431570/dozens-us-tech-firms-violate-eu-privacy-promises-advocacy-group-says Thirty U.S. data brokers and data management firms, including Adobe Systems, AOL and Salesforce.com, are violating privacy promises they&#039;ve made regarding their handling of the personal information of EU residents, a privacy group said in a complaint to be filed Thursday.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/431570/dozens-us-tech-firms-violate-eu-privacy-promises-advocacy-group-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/431570/dozens-us-tech-firms-violate-eu-privacy-promises-advocacy-group-says#comments Government IT Management Security News Thu, 14 Aug 2014 04:02:15 +0000 IDGNS staff 431570 at http://www.itworld.com Reading, writing and refactoring: How 7 forward-thinking countries are teaching kids to code http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/161754/reading-writing-and-refactoring-how-7-forward-thinking-countries-are-teaching-kids-code-431500 <!--paging_filter--><p>The importance of knowing how to program is reflected in the increasing number of countries teaching computer science in elementary school</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/161754/reading-writing-and-refactoring-how-7-forward-thinking-countries-are-teaching-kids-code-431500" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Career Cloud Computing Development Government Internet Open Source Software career education elementary school logo primary school programming Scratch software software development teaching Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 kgerich 431500 at http://www.itworld.com Snowden reveals automated NSA cyberwarfare program http://www.itworld.com/government/431461/snowden-reveals-automated-nsa-cyberwarfare-program The U.S. National Security Agency has a cyberwarfare program that hunts for foreign cyberattacks and is able to strike back without human intervention, according to NSA leaker Edward Snowden.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/government/431461/snowden-reveals-automated-nsa-cyberwarfare-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/government/431461/snowden-reveals-automated-nsa-cyberwarfare-program#comments Government Security News Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:50:15 +0000 IDGNS staff 431461 at http://www.itworld.com