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ICE Starts Employee iPhone Distribution

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency has started distributing 17,000 iPhones to its employees, Nextgov reports. Although no exact numbers were released, ICE Press Secretary Barbara Gonzales told the website the geographical-based deployment plan is on schedule. Gonzalez added the iPhones to be given to ICE investigators, legal personnel and …

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Dept. of the Interior Wants a Product That Can Update, Monitor, and Terminate Mobile Devices Abroad

The Department of the Interior released a request for information on Friday regarding acquisition for a mobile device management product which allows remote update, monitoring, and termination of personnel mobile devices abroad, reports Joseph Marks for NextGov. The requested product needs to be compatible with Apple, Android, BlackBerry and Windows …

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DISA's Alex Froede: New Mobile Device Process Coming

The Defense Department will soon implement new processes intended to speed up mobile device approval, Federal News Radio reports. Jason Miller reports Alex Froede, a DISA support contractor, made the announcement during the Federal Mobility Computing Summit in Washington. Froede said DISA will no longer adhere to the agency’s current …

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Pentagon to Open App Store, Speed Device Review

The Defense Department expects to launch a Pentagon-only application store for secure mobile devices within a month and a half, Federal News Radio reports.  The Pentagon aims to model its new app store after Apple’s, featuring  variants of apps already available as well as a percentage that are specialized for …

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Navy Looking to iPads for NGEN

The Navy has submitted a request for proposal for iPad support services, according to a work statement released last Friday. Services will be included on the Navy’s $10 billion Next Generation Enterprise Network contract vehicle. The Navy also requested vendors selected under the NGEN contract should support iPhones, BlackBerrys and …

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Siemens to Provide VA Electric Vehicle Charging Stations; Judy Marks Comments

Siemens has won a General Services Administration contract to provide charging stations for electric vehicles, Siemens announced Friday. Siemens’ electric vehicle infrastructure business will provide electric stations to 20 Department of Veterans Affairs facilities in Michigan and California using the ChargePoint Network. The charging stations will offer cloud computing-based services …

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Baby Steps in Mobility: Pentagon OKs Dell-Only Android

The Defense Department is allowing a second mobile platform to access its networks, but it is not quite yet a “bring your own device” approach. The Pentagon’s Security Technical Implementation Guide covers Dell’s version of Android 2.2, according to Stars and Stripes. This version is the only Pentagon-approved version.  Dell’s …

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