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2011-04-07 00:00:29

Rocket America to power troops abroad with newly acquired GSA Contract. Tampa, FL (Vocus/PRWEB) April 06, 2011 GSA Application Services is pleased to announce that Rocket Electric Company has been awarded a GSA Schedule 56 contract and are now certified to provide goods & services to the Federal government. Rocket Electric is placing its extensive battery selection on GSA Advantage!®, the government's electronic ordering system (http://www.gsaadvantage.gov). Federal officials...

2011-02-25 08:37:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation released two policy papers that call on community and elected leaders to adopt sensible strategies to expand government transparency, make public records and civic data more open and accessible to the public, and create local online hubs that provide maps for a community's information resources. Government Transparency: Six...

2011-02-22 10:08:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ForeSee Results today released the 2010 year-end E-Government Transparency Index, which confirms that online transparency is a key driver of online satisfaction and overall trust in government for many of the websites tracking it. The research also shows that e-government transparency has improved slightly since last quarter and is up almost half a point to 76.2 on the study's 100-point scale. Participation in the Index is up 35% this...

2011-02-17 00:00:45

Middle East's first group on Government 2.0 to roll out public discussions that are viewable and shareable online. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 16, 2011 Digital Daya ('digital influence'), a strategic consultancy that empowers world leaders to leverage the new media of the Internet, has announced the formation of a new LinkedIn group entitled 'Gov 2.0 - Technology, Initiatives and Innovations.' Because of digital communication and the ascent of social networking, the world of politics...

2011-01-25 07:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ForeSee Results today released the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) E-Government Satisfaction Index, showing that citizen satisfaction with federal government websites remains near its all-time high. Satisfaction with e-government slips slightly to 75.0 (on the ACSI's 100-point scale) but remains near the all-time high set in the third quarter of 2010. Of the 30 quarters that ACSI has been measuring e-government, three of the top...

2011-01-19 08:07:00

BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FreeWave Technologies, (http://www.freewave.com), manufacturer of the most reliable, high-performance spread spectrum and licensed radios for critical data transmission, today announced that its reseller, MicroBee Systems, Inc. (http://www.microbee-systems.com) of Huntsville, Alabama has been awarded a U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Information Technology (IT) Schedule 70 Contract. The contract will allow MicroBee Systems to sell...

2011-01-15 00:00:44

Departments of Defense, Energy, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, and Transportation Rank Highest for Openness and Transparency; Use of Open Source Technologies and Open Formats Factored Heavily in Determining Rankings Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 13, 2011 Open Source for America (OSFA), an organization of technology industry leaders, non-government associations, and academic and research institutions promoting the use of open source technologies in the U.S. federal...

2011-01-11 08:15:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Omidyar Network and O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures (OATV) today announced an equity investment in SeeClickFix, the developer of technologies that enable citizens to report and monitor non-emergency issues in their local community. The investment reflects both organizations' belief that technology can scale programs that foster meaningful engagement among citizens, their local government and others in the community. It is Omidyar Network's...

2010-12-16 04:00:00

BLATA-L-BAJDA, Malta, December 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Commission has released a summary of the 9th eGovernment Benchmarking Report which measures public sector performance of 32 countries (27 EU member states plus Croatia, Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and Turkey). The report measures six core indicators and through a ranking system, it shows the best performing countries that have implemented the most mature e-Government services. This year Malta was established as the...

2010-12-15 00:00:52

To commemorate e-SignLive's new support for the Apple iPad, Silanis today announced Adrian Griffith of Oval Business Solutions as the November winner of the monthly iPad contest which closes December 31, 2010. Montreal, QC (Vocus/PRWEB) December 15, 2010 To commemorate e-SignLive's new support for the Apple iPad, Silanis today announced Adrian Griffith of Oval Business Solutions as the November winner of the monthly iPad contest which closes December 31, 2010. Oval Business Solutions is...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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