CONGRESSIONAL APP CHALLENGE LAUNCHING NOVEMBER 9, 2015 Congress Moves To Foster Youth Computer Science Skills, District by District WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, the Committee on House Administration voted unanimously to clear the path for the second Congressional App Challenge when they passed Committee Resolution 114. The Resolution outlines the requirements for Officially-Sanctioned Academic Competitions, such […]
On June 2 NPR Marketplace‘s Nova Safo spoke with IEF Executive Director Tim Lordan about Facebook’s new setting to allow users to encrypt emails between them and Facebook. The story is here and was a direct result of the Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee’s “Encryption briefing.”
Announcing The State of the Net Wireless Agenda We’re excited to announce even more speakers and panels for the 7th annual State of the Net Wireless Conference on Monday, April 20 at the Newseum (Mobile users view the mobile agenda here). The exciting agenda features discussions with renowned Internet industry analyst Craig Moffett, F.C.C. enforcer […]
Video of our Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee event on cyber security information sharing will be live streamed via Meerkat. As far as we know, this will be the first Congressional briefing ever streamed from a mobile app such as Meerkat or Periscope (Our 2013 Google Glass streamed event doesn’t count!). So how exactly does Meerkat work? […]
United States Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith is the newest addition to a distinguished lineup of State of the Net Conference 2015 keynote speakers featuring FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez, Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell, and Coinbase co-founder Fred Ehrsam.
Inaugural Contest Year Exceeds Wildest Expectations for Students and Member Participation Washington, DC The Congressional App Challenge Coalition congratulates the winners and competitors in the first-ever House Student App Challenge. Starting in January 2014, over one-third of all House Members challenged high school students in their districts to enter a competition to create a software […]