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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘State Department’

State Dept. Fails to See the Problem with John Kerry Signing His Tweets “JK”

You know how the official Twitter accounts of top government officials and the First Family make a point to let us know when it’s really them sending out the tweet, instead of their staff? For instance, a tweet sent from Barack Obama’s twitter account is only credited to the President himself when the tweet contains his initials at the end …

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Clinton Given Helmet Upon Return to the State Department

U.S. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton returned to work at the State Department today after a month-long hospital stay. Clinton had fallen and suffered a concussion, then was hospitalized and treated for a blood clot after a follow-up. Upon her return, staffers at the State Department demonstrated that diplomats do, in fact, have a sense of humor. Clinton was presented …

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U.S. State Department Talks About Google And North Korea

Earlier this week, news came out that Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt was planning a trip to North Korea. He would reportedly be travelling with New Mexico governor Bill Richardson. The subject came up in a press briefing with the U.S. State Department on Thursday. Spokesperson Victoria Nuland said, “With regard to the trip, we are obviously aware of the …

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NASA And VA To Host Second Open Source Summit

Last year, NASA, the U.S. State Department and the Veteran Affairs Innovation Initiative held an open source summit to advance the use of open source software in government. They are announcing that registration is now open for the second annual summit! The purpose of the summit is to get leaders form the public and private sectors as well as software …

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