Last week was pretty busy, what with the Fourth of July, a heat wave across much of the country and the continuing drought. But it’s a new week, and if you missed some federal technology news last week — which would be understandable — we’re here to bring you up to speed. Check back each Monday for a review of the previous week’s news from across the government and the country.
- Motorola came out with the Atrix HD, a tough new Android device protected by Kevlar and Gorilla Glass. Read more on TechCrunch.
- DARPA is looking to make robots more efficient. Read more on InformationWeek.
- Security, privacy and policy still pose challenges, but in the absence of The Office of Management and Budget guidance, agencies are establishing their own strategies for BYOD. Read more on Federal News Radio.
- Check out this video examining four hot technology tools for public safety. Watch on Government Technology.
- The Inevitable Demise of Mobile: “History teaches us that technology is an ever-changing and evolving process. With each technology revolution, we need to identify the core value of the technology and leverage it for the longest reasonable period.” Read more from the Enterprise Mobility Foundation.
- Want to discuss the latest news about federal telework? The Telework Exchange will be holding the second Telework Town Hall Meeting, a twice-yearly event, on September 25. Learn more and register here.
- Going mobile? Government Computer News offers five steps for setting up an app store. Read more on Government Computer News.
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