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NGA Releases GEOINT App for Govt Users on Apple App Store, Google Play

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has launched its latest application on the Apple‘s App Store and the Google Play Store in an effort to help authorized government user access unclassified geospatial intelligence through mobile devices. NGA said Friday its Tearline app is accessible to the intelligence community, Defense Department, allies and academic and private sector …

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US Government Inks Mobile Payment Deal with Apple

The U.S. government has signed a deal with Apple Inc. that authorizes federal employees to process government purchases using the Cupertino, California-based company’s mobile payment system, FedScoop reported Friday. Wyatt Kash writes Apple CEO Tim Cook announced during a cybersecurity summit at Stanford University that the government will begin to use the …

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Former EPA Head Lisa Jackson Joins Apple

Lisa Jackson, who left her post as U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief earlier this year, has joined Apple as vice president for environmental initiatives, the San Jose Mercury News reported Wednesday. Dana Hull writes Jackson said in an official statement that Apple aims to remove toxins in products and use …

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Pentagon OKs Apple Devices for Military Networks

Apple has received approval from the Defense Department for its devices to operate on military networks, Bloomberg reports. Nick Taborek and Tony Capaccio write the Pentagon cleared Samsung devices and Blackberry 10 smartphones May 2. A Defense Information Systems Agency representative said last week the clearance would happen soon for …

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Report: Apple Devices Could Get DISA Approval Next Week

Apple will soon receive the security clearance it needs for the iPhone and iPad to be used within the Pentagon’s networks, Nextgov reports. A Defense Information Systems Agency told Nextgov that Mark Orndoff, chief information assurance executive and program executive officer for mission assurance, that DISA could approve the devices for …

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Samsung, Apple Receive DoD Clearances for Mobile Devices

Samsung Electronics Co. and Apple Inc. have secured approval from the U.S. Defense Department to deploy their mobile device brands for government-wide use, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Will Connors writes the DoD could release two separate security clearances for Samsung’s Galaxy-branded smartphones and Apple’s iPhones and iPads in …

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