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Topic - United States Department Of Commerce
As the Obama administration prepares to cede a key oversight role for the Internet and domain names, technology officials say the next challenge for the Web will be to ensure accountability and preserve the Internet's openness as a global communications and commerce network.
A commissioner for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) threatened to sue a government watchdog agency who revealed the woman pressured staff to hire the live-in boyfriend of an immediate relative, a congressman said Friday.
A U.S. Patent and Trademark Office commissioner ran afoul of several ethics laws by pressuring officials into hiring the unqualified live-in boyfriend of an immediate relative, a Commerce Department investigation revealed Thursday.
The latest report from the Commerce Department revealed a shocking 2.9 percent drop in economic output during the winter quarter that amounted to the biggest loss of economic traction since the first quarter of 2009, when the economy and financial markets were in free fall.
A group of senators seeking to protect jobs is calling on President Barack Obama's administration to fully enforce trade laws in deciding whether imported steel reinforcing bar from Turkey and Mexico unfairly undercuts U.S. prices.
Two Democratic senators have jumped aboard the Republican bandwagon to question the Obama administration's plan to relinquish part of America's control of the Internet to foreign sources.
On March 14, the Obama administration announced it was initiating a process to transfer oversight of the Internet from the United States to some yet-to-be-defined global entity.
Mississippi Republican Sens. Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker are asking the U.S. commerce secretary to uphold a decision reached last summer that determined U.S. catfish producers have been harmed by unfairly-priced frozen fish fillets from Vietnam.
The U.S. government is relinquishing its control of the Internet's address system in a shift that may raise questions about the future direction of online innovation and communications.
Just weeks after President Obama expressed outrage in 2012 over lavish conference spending by federal employees, the government laid out more than $1.1 million for another gathering in Florida that involved free food, alcohol and live entertainment.
State commerce officials say exports by Kansas companies grew by 6.46 percent in 2013, pushed by growth in the sales of cereals and other agricultural products.
The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs is trying to make it easier to check whether a professional in Hawaii is licensed.
Nearly $400,000 in government grant money allocated to improve housing in poor communities was paid to a company owned by a man who was helping administer those funds, and some of it was for work his company was not qualified to do, according to a state report released Tuesday.
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's communications director is moving to a new post.