FedWire: Buy a computer, GSA and a robotic hand

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Thinking of buying a computer? Now is a good time, according to analyst Jon Peddie. Because of Moore’s Law, he says, people buying computers today get more computing power for their dollar than ever before. Peddie also says computers use less power than before, negating rising energy costs, so it’s more cost efficient to use a new computer than one that’s even a few years old. Read his compelling argument.

GSA buildings save taxpayer dollars.

An IT security job out of FDIC.


DON CIO: Take precaution before using cell phone boosters.

FDSys reaches 500 million retrievals.

A robotic hand from DARPA:

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