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Every day, we’ll put together a list of our Top 10 Stories of the Day, just for you:
O’Reilly: Gov 2.0: It’s All About The Platform A lot of people equate the term with government use of social media… But as with Web 2.0, the real secret of success in Government 2.0 is thinking about government as a platform. If there’s one thing we learn from the technology industry, it’s that every big winner has been a platform company: someone whose success has enabled others, who’ve built on their work and multiplied its impact. There are signs that government is starting to adopt this kind of platform thinking.
NextGov: Army wants soldiers’ devices to keep going, and going, and going Today’s soldiers on special force teams require a lot of electrical power, so much so that they need to tote as much as 40 pounds of batteries onto the battlefield to run an array of gear that includes multiple radios, GPS receivers and laptops. Is there a better way to get juice for the troops?
NYT: U.S. Is Still Using Private Spy Ring, Despite Doubts Top military officials have continued to rely on a secret network of private spies who have produced hundreds of reports from deep inside Afghanistan and Pakistan, according to American officials and businessmen, despite concerns among some in the military about the legality of the operation.
@ArmyCIOG6: Tomorrow is closing date for A4A – Apps for the Army competition. To date 96 apps for development and 116 participants.