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Federal, Policy

Senators Demand Trump Disclose Business Ties to Saudi Arabia

October 18, 2018

Via: Fortune

Just a day after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman about the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a group of Senators is demanding answers—not about Khashoggi’s possible death at the hands of […]


Federal, Policy

Trump Says the Fed Is His Biggest Threat. What’s He So Afraid of?

October 17, 2018

Via: Fortune

It’s not China, it’s not Russia, and it’s not the Democratic Party or pesky journalists. U.S. President Donald Trump says the biggest menace to his administration is the U.S. Federal Reserve. In an interview with Fox Business Network Tuesday, Trump […]


Hardware, Software, Tech

Google Has Yet Again Turned an Antitrust Ruling Into a New Money-Making Opportunity

October 17, 2018

Via: Fortune

Google has announced how it will change its relationships with Android phone manufacturers, in order to comply with the European Union’s big antitrust ruling against it. And, in line with its previous tactics, the changes it’s introducing will give Google […]


Federal, Policy

Federal DMARC compliance spikes up

October 16, 2018

Via: FCW

More than six out of 10 federal domains are fully compliant with website and email security requirements laid out in a Department of Homeland Security directive released last year, while about three out of four are at least publishing reports […]


Federal, Policy

US economic outlook vs the rest of the globe is brighter than it’s been in 12 years

October 16, 2018

Via: CNBC – Top News

The U.S. is putting more distance between itself and the rest of the world in terms of growth expectations from professional investors. The news keeps getting worse for global economic prospects, with respondents to the Bank of America Merrill Lynch […]


Federal, Policy

More Senate Dems back alternative to Secure Elections Act

October 15, 2018

Via: FCW

For much of the past year, Sen. Ron Wyden’s (D-Ore.) Protecting American Votes and Elections Act has taken a backseat to the Republican-led, bipartisan-crafted Secure Elections Act in the election security debate on Capitol Hill. Boosters for the bipartisan effort […]


Federal, Policy

Larry Kudlow says the Fed is independent and the president is not dictating policy to central bank

October 11, 2018

Via: CNBC – Top News

A day after President Donald Trump called the Federal Reserve “loco,” his top economic advisor said the White House is not trying to influence monetary policy. Larry Kudlow, director of the National Economic Council, spoke Thursday to CNBC about the […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Goldman Sachs Just Put $75 Million into This Cloud Startup

October 10, 2018

Via: Fortune

Goldman Sachs is a believer in the small startup Egnyte, which specializes in helping companies manage their online documents and files. Egnyte said Wednesday that the banking giant invested $75 million into the startup, bringing its total funding to $132.5 […]


Federal, Policy

Administration to Review Government ‘Competitiveness’ on Compensation

October 9, 2018

Via: Government Executive

The offices of Personnel Management and Management and Budget will spend the next year studying the “competitiveness” of federal compensation with that of agencies’ private sector counterparts, according to a quarterly update to President Trump’s management agenda. The report on […]


Applications, Infrastructure, Unified Communications

DHS sets two-pronged approach to EIS adoption

October 8, 2018

Via: FCW

The Department of Homeland Security is moving ahead with its plans to leverage the federal government’s $50 billion next-generation telecommunications contract to modernize the DHS’ sprawling IT operations, according to the agency’s CIO. This past summer, DHS brought in two […]