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Posted byon June 6, 2013 at 12:00 PM EDT
President Obama is unveiling a bold, new initiative called ConnectED, which will connect 99 percent of America’s students to the internet through high-speed broadband and high-speed wireless within 5 years.
Posted byon June 5, 2013 at 12:16 PM EDT
On June 1, the White House celebrated National Day of Civic Hacking by welcoming more than 30 developers and designers to our second hackathon.
Posted byon May 31, 2013 at 6:17 PM EDT
Today, the White House hosted a "We The Geeks" Google+ Hangout series to discuss asteroid 1998 QE2, that safely flew by the Earth and Moon.
Posted byon May 30, 2013 at 2:07 PM EDT
Today, the Administration’s interagency National Science and Technology Council released Smart Disclosure and Consumer Decision Making: Report of the Task Force on Smart Disclosure—the first comprehensive description of the Federal Government’s efforts to promote the smart disclosure of information that can help consumers make wise decisions in the marketplace.
Posted byon May 28, 2013 at 5:07 PM EDT
On Friday, May 31st, the White House will host a "We The Geeks" Google+ Hangout on asteroids with Lori Garver, Bill Nye, Ed Lu, Peter Diamandis, and Jose Luis Galache.
Posted byon May 28, 2013 at 12:40 PM EDT
Supported by digital data, new data-driven tools, and payment policies that reward improving the quality and value of care, doctors, hospitals, patients, and entrepreneurs across the nation are demonstrating that smarter, better, more accessible, and more proactive care is the best way to improve quality and control health care costs.
Posted byon May 28, 2013 at 12:15 PM EDT
Data that support medical decision-making and collaboration, dovetailing with new tools in the Affordable Care Act, are spurring the innovation necessary to deliver improved health care for more people at affordable prices.
Posted byon May 23, 2013 at 1:40 PM EDT
To keep pace with the rapid adoption of mobile devices and the breakneck speed of mobile innovation, President Obama charged agencies with releasing flagship mobile services and making data available in developer-friendly formats to accelerate the production of services and mobile applications. Twelve months after the President’s call for change, there has been great progress bringing mobile government to citizens’ fingertips. Today, on the one-year anniversary of the Digital Government Strategy, agencies are announcing the release of hundreds of new mobile services, datasets, and APIs, providing unprecedented public access to government data.
Posted byon May 23, 2013 at 7:56 AM EDT
It's been one year since the release of the Digital Government Strategy, part of the President’s directive to build a 21st Century Government that delivers better services to the American people.
Posted byon May 17, 2013 at 6:08 PM EDT
Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.