Google hires former Navy CIO

Aaron Weis joins the global tech giant to lead its public sector technology strategy after four years as the Navy's lead IT official.

Pentagon on track to award $9 billion cloud contract in December

The Pentagon’s chief information officer said the multi-cloud, multi-vendor JWCC contract will be awarded “in about a month.”

Google hires Booz Allen vet to lead public sector business

Google stood up the business over the summer to have a single unit responsible for selling the tech giant's product suite in the government and education markets.

Google names new top lobbyist in DC

Internet giant names former House lawmaker to head up its Washington lobbying operation.

L.A. cuts back on Google, CSC e-mail project

Citing concerns about security, the L.A. City Council voted to limit Google and Computer Sciences Corp.e-mail migration contract.

Storms continue to rain on LA municipal cloud project

Controversy still swirls around CSC's Google email implementation in Los Angeles. What's the latest complaint?

Two years in, Google and CSC face critics in LA cloud project

Google and CSC's contract to provide the city of Los Angeles with cloud-based applications faces completion issues after nearly two years.

Google stops suit against Interior

Company says Interior will consider them for future cloud solicitations, but the Interior says, 'not so fast.'

Google, Microsoft cloud crashes: Is this the new normal?

Recent outages for Google Docs and Office 365 add to a string of public clouds going dark.

Patents, mobility drive Google's $12.5B Motorola bid

Google will pick up a wealth of patents with Motorola acquisition as its faces bigger competitors and a future built on mobile computing.

All of GSA's e-mail now in Google cloud

The General Services Administration has successfully migrated its 17,000 e-mail users to Google Apps for Government, according to GSA Administrator Martha Johnson.

Google, the news and reader reactions

Readers respond to a discussion of Google's influence on the news.

Google turns off tool for searching government sites

Google has stopped operating several specialized search tools, including the search engine of government-related Web sites.

Twitter's Costolo becomes Obama adviser

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo joins telecom advisory panel.

DOJ approval for Google's ITA purchase conditional

The U.S. Department of Justice announced April 8 that it conditionally approved Google's acquisition bid for ITA Software Inc.

Could Google's CEO take over at Commerce?

Google CEO Eric Schmidt is rumored to be on the short list for commerce secretary.

Consumer group calls for investigation of Google's no-bid fed contracts

Consumer Watchdog is asking Congress to investigate whether Google is inappropriately benefiting in its contracting activities with federal agencies.