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US Agencies to make mobile apps; Navy ships get LTE

05/24, 10:10am

Obama order forces agencies to make two public apps each

President Barack Obama has ordered all major federal agencies to make more services available on mobile devices in the next year. The administration wants to increase governmental technology use, with agencies ordered to make services available for public access within 12 months. The news comes at the same time as reports that the US Navy will add LTE capabilities to three of its ships, allowing Android smartphones to be used out at sea.

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