BRAC opens green opportunities at DOD

DOD is greening its facilities as it implements BRAC, but there are also opportunities for individual actions to have a big impact.

Apple, Lenovo lead pack of high-powered laptops

Government Computer News lab report reviews laptops with the power and performance for nearly any job.

Raytheon’s DARPA translation work moves into next phase

Raytheon BBN Technologies has received an additional $6.14 million in funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to continue work on the Multilingual Automatic Document Classification, Analysis and Translation program.

Dell doubles down on data centers, services

Dell plans to double the size of its $16 billion data center and technology services business and move away from being a PC supplier.

Microsoft should get a tablet partner, report says

Microsoft's Windows consumer empire is at stake if it doesn't quickly find a tablet device manufacturing partner.

A tech-laden traveler encounters TSA -- frequently

Gadget-toting GCN Lab director John Breeden has gotten used to extra scrutiny at the airport.

How to zip your laptop through TSA security

GCN Lab's Trudy Walsh usually checks her 10-pound laptop in her luggage when she flies. How has your laptop fared going through airport security?

iPad: 10 reasons feds should be eager

The GCN Lab finds 10 reasons why feds will love the iPad, starting with a couple of things it doesn't have.

iPad: 10 reasons feds should be wary

The GCN Lab has offered 10 reasons(plus a bonus reason) why iPads would be good for government use. But what's right for one user isn't always right for another. So here are 10 reasons why government employees might want to take a pass.

Think you want an iPad? Read this first!

Everyone seems to want an iPad, but is it worth it? Early reviews paint a muddled picture of iPad's pros and cons.

Lockheed extends its IT services work at NASA

Lockheed Martin Corp. will continue providing several computer services to NASA under a contract extension that has an estimated value of $230 million.

When iPods are killers

iPods, smart phones and other personal devices are raising new questions about safety on the battlefield, on the beat and in other hazardous areas, writes blogger Brian Robinson.

CSC wins $21M Alliant task order from EEOC

Computer Sciences Corp. will provide managed services to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under a seven-year, $21 million task order.

Top products: The class of 2009

GCN Labs picks the best products from 2009, based on more than 150 product reviews and rigorous testing.

ManTech broadens IT aid to DIA media exploitation center

ManTech International Corp. will continue providing information technology services to the Defense Intelligence Agency under a prime contract valued at $76 million.

Agencies expect warm embrace of Windows 7

A new survey suggests federal information technology managers expect to adopt Microsoft’s new Windows 7 operating system more broadly and more quickly than they did with Microsoft’s Vista OS.

Perot Systems wins $16M OMB contract

Perot Systems Government Services will provide information technology services to the Office of Management and Budget under a four-year contract that could be worth more than $16 million.