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The fruits of GSA’s $503M Salesforce contract are in reuse

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Agencies could save up to 80 percent on the reuse of Salesforce code in GSA Labs using the new BPA rather than developing it from scratch, say officials.

White House hacks suicide prevention at events around the nation

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The Obama administration will host a series of hackathons across the country Saturday, exploring ways to use technology in suicide-prevention efforts.

In wake of Paris attacks, legislation aims to extend NSA program

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The proposed bill would extend bulk collection of phone metadata to January 2017

Government IT spending to be hit hardest by rising US dollar strength, warns Gartner

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Gartner predicts IT spending declines across all industries and vertical markets during 2015

Exclusive: The OPM breach details you haven’t seen

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An official timeline of the Office of Personnel Management breach obtained by FCW pinpoints the hackers’ calibrated extraction of data and the government’s step-by-step response.

Digital experience central to White House effort to improve immigration system

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The White House announced July 15 a major effort to improve the legal immigration system, delivering on several goals laid out in an executive order issued last November.

The US Navy’s warfare systems command just paid millions to stay on Windows XP

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Windows XP and other obsolete systems remain critical to the Navy’s operations

Malware infections spike on Memorial Day in DC

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Malware infections tend to spike at times when users are more likely to be home, such as corporate holidays.

US Senate leader to push for vote to renew NSA phone dragnet

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The U.S. Senate on Thursday failed to move forward on efforts to extend the section of the Patriot Act that the National Security Agency has used to collect millions of domestic telephone records.

GSA improves schedule program for contractors, agencies

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The General Services Administration is changing regulations that may make the Multiple Award Schedule program run more smoothly for contractors and agencies, according to The GSA Blog.