Montana not ‘going Google’ anytime soon

Following up on the announcement that Wyoming has adopted Google Apps for Government, I called the IT people in Helena to find out what Montana’s plans are regarding cloud computing. Montana, as it turns out, won’t be relying on Google to the same extent as our southern neighbors any time soon. Stuart Fuller, the state’s… Continue reading Montana not ‘going Google’ anytime soon

Wyoming ‘goes Google’

A friend passed this on to me. Wyoming has switched all of its state employees over to using Google Apps for Government, making it the first state to rely solely on the search giant for its Web services. Other states use Google Apps for some of their services, including departments in Colorado, Kansas and New… Continue reading Wyoming ‘goes Google’

Judge rules against Google settlement with publishers over book scanning

A New York judge has denied final approval for a proposed settlement between Google and book publishers, saying that the agreement is not fair, adequate and reasonable. The settlement, referred to in the decision as the “Amended Settlement Agreement,” would have given money to rights-holders whose works Google has already digitized while allowing Google to… Continue reading Judge rules against Google settlement with publishers over book scanning

Google and HP looking to print from anywhere and from any device

One of the biggest wrinkles in plans to move computing “into the cloud” has been how to get computer files back down to earth by printing them. Google and HP have an idea for how to print from any wireless device using Google’s Chrome operating system. Read the details over at ZDNET’s Between the Lines… Continue reading Google and HP looking to print from anywhere and from any device