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Federal officials have stepped in to do a thorough investigation on the Greyhound bus that veered off Interstate 75, flipping over into an Ohio cornfield over the weekend. WDTN-Dayton, Ohio reported that an extensive investigation will be conducted by the U.S. Department of Transportation and Federal Motor Carrier Administration in conjunction with the Butler County Sheriff’s office. The local and …
The L.A. Times reports that the family of a transgender middle school student in Arcadia, California is happy to learn that the school district and the U.S. Department of Education have reached a settlement in the case involving their son. The student, unnamed because he is a minor, was born female but identifies as a male. He had previously been …
On Tuesday, Federal prosecutors in Baltimore released an indictment against Calvin Ayre, the Canadian founder of Bodog, one of the biggest gambling sites on the interent. Ayre is accused of running an illegal gambling business and conspiring to commit money laundering, and for years was able to elude U.S. law enforcement, prompting Forbes to write a story on him called …
An important element (read: selling point) of Internet marketing is the ability to know more about consumers and their behaviors. Everything can be tracked on the Internet, for the most part, and there is obvious value to marketers and their efforts. The flip side of this ability to track people is the privacy issue and lately the US government has been raising it’s regulatory eyebrows at the online world.
There’s most likely a balance between no regulation and too much regulation, and the current Democratic Congress is walking that line. No one would doubt the potential harm caused by "rogue" Web-dealers, but Sen. Patrick Leahy’s (D-Vt.) tightening grip on Internet service providers should at least cause one to step back a bit to look at it.
The public satisfaction with federal government Web sites dropped from last quarters all time high and stayed relatively unchanged over the last seven quarters. The first quarter 2007 special report on E-Government Satisfaction from the University of Michigan’s American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) shows that customer satisfaction with federal Web sites declined 0.7 percent from last quarter to an overall score of 73.4.
Even with the drop in satisfaction, e-government faired better than the federal government, which had a score of 72.3 on the ACSI.
In the past, large organizations have been reluctant to switch over to a new Microsoft operating system due to factors of cost, new training, and the possibility unknown bugs still lurking about in the software. In this case, however, reluctance has given way to outright refusal.
Growing consumer disappointment with Windows Vista, coupled with the need of major businesses and government agencies to begin assessing long-term computing needs, seems to be forcing IT professionals to consider non-Microsoft alternatives for their operating system and office suite applications.
When you consider that Google’s net income in 2006 was well over $3 billion, it becomes apparent that individual customers don’t matter much to the company’s overall business. Google may be trying to change that, however: yesterday and today, it’s holding a special sales meeting with “nearly 200 federal contractors, engineers and uniformed military members.”
Yesterday, Yahoo Search did something that may be considered quite foreign to other search engines: they brought one of their search features out of its Beta stage and officially launched it. I am referring to Yahoo Video Search and according to Yahoo; it offers “the most comprehensive video search product on the Web.”
The Court of Appeals in Washington D.C. stomped the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today in a ruling saying the overstepped its authority in ordering electronics manufacturers from putting a “broadcast flag” device in television sets and other video recording devices.
Broadened Agency Adoption, Homeland Security Initiatives, and Consolidation of Redundant Systems Drive Steady Growth over the Next Five Years.
Driven by system consolidation at the Department of Homeland Security and Administration management mandates, the federal market for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) products and services will hit $7.7 billion in FY2009, a 37 percent increase over FY2004 spending of $5.6 billion, according to a report released today by INPUT, the leading provider of government market intelligence.
TiVo Inc., the creator of and a leader in television services for digital video recorders (DVR), today announced that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has certified TiVo’s technology protection of digital broadcast television.
A Site Review Of Ent Federal Credit Union By Edward Hadome of EdwardHadome.com.
From what I see the major problem comes from the home page. After reading through the profile of your business, I automatically created an image in my head of what a financial institution website would look like. What I pictured in my mind is that of a site with a feel of the corporate world. But this wasn’t the first impression I got.
A Site Review Of Ent Federal Credit Union By Cooper Grigs of qualityservice.org.
The navigation works for finding things quickly if someone knows exactly what they want. You may want to try consolidating some functions/pages into similar groups and allow the user to find what they need that way. Users want to click more than they want to read. There is something about clicking that gives the feeling of progress when searching for something.
A Site Review Of Ent Federal Credit Union By Ten Readers.
Check out these reviews for design ideas. There’s nothing like your peers to tell you what’s wrong with your site.
If you are the sole proprietor of a small business, you probably groan at the mention of the phrase “federal taxes.” Unfortunately, the only two certainties in life are death and taxes, so if you’re a small business owner, federal taxes are an unpleasant fact that can’t be avoided. Understanding your responsibilities is the first step toward minimizing your federal tax burden, financially and psychologically. Your tax burden includes taxes based on your net profit, social security taxes, and federal withholding, as well as unemployment taxes.