Obama Tech Chiefs Debut Apps for Government

Trying to check the latest security guidelines from the TSA? There’s an app for that. Or find the most recent information about product recalls? There’s an app for that, too.

That’s all courtesy of a new initiative from the Obama administration that seeking to broaden public access to meaningful government information through a series of mobile apps and a redesigned USA.gov, the portal to a trove of federal data. Datamation has the details.

The White House is stepping up its efforts to bring government technology more in line with the private sector, unveiling an updated Web portal for government information and a spate of mobile apps designed to broaden access to federal data.

The General Services Administration on Friday debuted a revamped USA.gov, boasting a new user interface that resembles the format of popular commercial Web portals like Yahoo and MSN.

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White House Rolls Out Apps for Government

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