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2014-04-10 16:30:04

Landmark Open Data Legislation to Overhaul Federal Spending Transparency WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Data Transparency Coalition: The United States Senate approved an amended version of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (S. 994) today by unanimous consent. Advocates expect the landmark open data legislation, known as the DATA Act, to earn swift approval in the U.S. House of Representatives, where an...

2014-03-19 23:21:54

Portal Powered by the Junar Open Data Platform Increases Openness, Transparency and Accountability in City Government Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 The city of Sacramento, which has invested in providing residents with meaningful access to information through the Junar Open Data Platform, earned national recognition recently as one of nation’s top cities for Open Data. Sacramento is No. 2 in the U.S. City Open Data Census, a collaboration among Code for America, The Sunlight...

2014-03-19 23:02:14

Cloud-Based software provider releases unprecedented government financial reporting to millions of LA residents. Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 OpenGov.com, a Silicon Valley-based government technology company, and LA Mayor Eric Garcetti today released a budget transparency site for the City of Los Angeles. The OpenGov Platform lets administrators and residents explore the City's finances through interactive visualizations of current and past budgets, including multi-year...

2014-03-14 08:24:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The launch of WikiBusiness.org in association with Wikipedia on January 7 this year, gave a completely new dimension to the digital information available for businesses, professionals and companies. Using the Wiki framework of crowd sourced aggregated and verified information, this is by far the most credible encyclopaedia for businesses all over the world. Its association with Wikipedia brings it the credibility as the world's...

2014-03-13 08:33:54

TAKES CORPORATE TRANSPARENCY AND DATA DISCOVERY TO THE NEXT LEVEL CHICAGO, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparentrees.com is a community built by professionals seeking integrity within their business networks. As an answer to social networks that ultimately provide glorified resumes, Transparentrees is a unique forum for honest reviews of organizations and the people within them from third party sources that matter most - peers, coworkers, clients, and vendors. The site, which...

2014-03-12 08:35:25

AmpliFund Public Sector Simplifies Grant Management for Government Entities CLEVELAND, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- StreamLink Software, a software as a service (SaaS) technology provider, announces the opening of its new Washington, D.C. office, focused on supporting the company's public sector grant management product. The office will be located in the Washington Square building at 1050 Connecticut Ave. NW, conveniently situated in the heart of the business district. By...

2014-02-19 23:31:43

Online lead generation community continues to vote LeadiD as the top technology solution. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 LeadiD, the first neutral, privacy-friendly, trusted arbiter of lead transactions, is pleased to announce that it has been named Most Innovative Company for the second year in a row by the 2014 LeadsCouncil LEADER Awards program. LeadsCouncil is the leading independent industry organization focused on online lead generation, and the LEADER awards showcase...

2014-02-17 23:23:16

ForexMinute, one of the world’s leading forex news portals, have recently published a new and genuine Plus500 review, in which the portal has thoroughly discussed the broker’s trading platform, customer support and various other key services and features. London, UK (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 ForexMinute, one of the world’s leading forex news portals, have recently published a new and genuine Plus500 review, in which the portal has thoroughly discussed the broker’s trading...

2013-12-09 23:02:34

Conference to Bring the Latest Good Practices in Managing Public Finances Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 FreeBalance, a leading vendor of Government Resource Planning (GRP) software, is pleased to announce attendance at the 2013 Winter International Consortium on Governmental Financial Management (ICGFM) Conference. The theme of the conference is PFM Innovations. It takes place in Washington DC hosted by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from December 9 to 11. ICGFM...

Microsoft Taking Measures To Protect Customers From Gov't Snooping
2013-12-05 13:28:02

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Microsoft said it would take measures to increase the security of customer data, among other moves, to protect against the "advanced persistent threat" of government snooping. The three-pronged approach includes expanding encryption, reinforcing legal protections and increasing transparency to provide assurances to customers. In a post on Microsoft's TechNet blog, the company's general counsel and executive vice president of legal and...