Watch How Boston Uses Hi-Tech System to Keep Streets Clear of Snow

Boston’s SnowCOP system helps keep the streets cleared of snow. Plow drivers carry GPS-enabled phones, and information is fed into the system, showing the location of the plows, and which streets have … [Read more...]

Life, Liberty…and the right to cupcakes!

The Commissioner of Agriculture for the State of Texas has announced amnesty for cupcakes. “We want families, teachers and schools in Texas to know the Texas Department of Agriculture has abolished … [Read more...]

GSA SmartPay Program Issues New ‘Chip & PIN’ Charge Cards

An Executive Order signed in October last year has prompted GSA to begin issuing new, more secure ‘Chip & PIN’ payment cards. The Executive Order requires the Government’s payment card … [Read more...]

No More Bids By Telegram!

A Whitehouse memo last month, titled in part: "Transforming the Marketplace: Simplifying Federal Procurement" includes a statement that "the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council... shall take steps … [Read more...]

Ebola Virus – Phishing Scams

The Dept. of Homeland Security’s Computer Emergency Readiness Team has issued a warning about Ebola virus email scams and phishing schemes. The agency also has tips for safely handling email … [Read more...]

Is Chip-and Pin Technology Finally Coming to the US?

President Obama’s Executive Order, released Friday, requires federal agencies to begin using Chip-and-PIN government purchase cards, in an attempt to stop hackers. The technology has been widely … [Read more...]