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FCC /Developer update: Building off community input

October 13, 2010 by Michael Byrne, GIS Program Manager
Based on your comments and suggestions, we've just released updates to our FCC.gov/developer API's. In particular we have made two enhancements: one to help navigate the complexities of census geography, and one that's purely stylistic.Census geography changes, while small or obscure, can be
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Brainstorming: the FCC Mobile App

October 5, 2010 by Haley Van Dÿck, FCC New Media
The rate of mobile users has sky-rocketed in the past ten years, with over five billion mobile devices world wide. Today Americans are spending more time online through their phones than ever before, with 6 out of 10 Americans connecting to the Internet through mobile access.The FCC
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Modernizing FCC.gov from the Ground Up

September 22, 2010 by Steven VanRoekel, Managing Director, Federal Communications Commission
As IT tides shift in Washington, D.C., the Federal Communications Commission has a special opportunity to become an expert technology agency in the federal government. We have been hard at work in redesigning FCC.gov: defining personas of citizens and business both current and potential,
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FCC License View

September 14, 2010 by Steven VanRoekel, Managing Director, Federal Communications Commission
The FCC is proud to announce this Tuesday's Developer Release: FCC License View.FCC License View is a tool designed to make FCC license management information more transparent and accessible to a broad range of users.This release follows last Tuesday's launch of a suite of developer tools and
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Update for /Developer

September 14, 2010 by Michael Byrne, Geographic Information Officer
Last week we announced the release of four API's and the site fcc.gov/developer at the Gov 2.0 conference. We heard great feedback via twitter, direct email and blog comments. We have taken some of these ideas and implemented the changes right away. We want to make sure that these services are
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Announcing FCC.gov/developer at the Gov 2.0 Summit

September 10, 2010 by George Krebs
The annual Gov 2.0 Summit wrapped up this week. Among the many roll outs, innovations, and talks from across government, Managing Director Steve VanRoekel and Chairman Julius Genachowski took the stage to announce the launch of fcc.gov/developer. At launch the page currently features an initial
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What's Changed

September 9, 2010 by Learon Dalby
The twenty first century has been about downloading data. Cataloguing, accessing, and downloading data. This has resulted in a great deal of innovation. On September 7, 2010 the FCC added the next play to the playbook with the release of www.FCC.gov/developer. I believe this is significant for
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FCC.gov/developer

September 7, 2010 by Michael Byrne, Geographic Information Officer
Today the Federal Communications Commission is releasing four Application Programming Interfaces (API) and our first developer pages at fcc.gov/developer. These APIs are part of our Data Innovation Initiative and are foundation pieces in our own redesigning and improving FCC's web presence. We
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Mastering the Web: An Old-Fashioned Notion?

August 12, 2010 by David Kitzmiller, Internet Working Group Chairman
Is the term webmaster an accurate description of the responsibilities of today’s web professional, or is that moniker just a quaint artifact from the simpler, earliest days of the web where someone akin to a similarly quaint notion of a Ringmaster juggled a circus of unwieldy text,
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Top Ten Things You Should Know About Filing Comments on the FCC's Data Review

August 9, 2010 by Greg Elin, Chief Data Officer
Post: FCC Data Innovation Initiative Journal, Day 41, Washington DC. For Comment: Media Bureau MB Docket No. 10-103; Wireline Competition WC Docket No. 10-132; Wireless Telecommunication Bureau WT Docket No 10-131.Resources: reboot.fcc.gov/data/reviewIf you've given any thought about data at
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