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FCC Pushes for 911 Text Messaging Capability; Tom Wheeler Comments

Chairman Tom Wheeler and the Federal Communications Commission have voted to implement an across-the-board emergency response text messaging service by the end of 2014, The Hill ...
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Deltek’s Evan Halperin: Vendors Eye Opportunities in States With Own Public Safety Nets

Evan Halperin, a senior analyst for justice, public safety and homeland security at Deltek, has detailed the progress of the First Responder Network Authority‘s development after ...
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Report: Health IT Products Not Subject to FDA Regulations

The Food and Drug Administration‘s new framework on medical device regulations deems health information technology products as different from medical devices and not subject ...
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Mignon Clyburn: Tech Mergers Present Opportunity in Broadcast, Wireless Services

Mignon Clyburn, a commissioner on the Federal Communications Commission, believes consolidation in the private sector provides opportunity for stakeholders to enhance technology services, ...
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Rob Bectel: Energy Dept Wants ‘BYOD’ Environment

The Energy Department is working to secure its research data hub in a private cloud computing platform, GCN reported Monday. Rutrell Yasin writes the agency intends to use the hub ...
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FCC Chair Tom Wheeler Calls for Market-Based Cyber Collaboration Approach

Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, has outlined the FCC’s plan for a market-based approach to cybersecurity collaboration with industry, InformationWeek ...
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FDASIA Report Proposes Streamlined Framework for Health IT

The Food and Drug Administration has proposed a streamlined, risk-based framework that medical device and information technology application developers can follow without the long lead ...
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FCC Schedules Spectrum Sharing Plan Vote; Tom Power Comments

The Federal Communications Commission will vote on a policy reform plan for federal agencies to share spectrum with commercial organizations for wireless broadband usage, FCW reported ...
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Tom Wheeler: FCC Could Unlock DoD’s Frequency Band to Citizens Within 18 Months

The Federal Communications Commission is planning to pursue a frequency-sharing plan to let the public use Defense Department spectrum that resides in the 3.5 gigahertz band, CNET reported ...