Biography for Zach Rausnitz
Zach Rausnitz is an Editor in the Government Publishing Group at FierceMarkets. He writes regularly for FierceHomelandSecurity, FierceGovernment and FierceMobileGovernment. He previously interned at the Washington bureau of BBC News, where he worked in the TV, radio and online divisions. While at Brown University, where he got a B.A. in English, he wrote for The College Hill Independent. He enjoys riding his bicycle and lives in Washington, D.C. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Articles by Zach Rausnitz
The Defense Department's plan to exit the 1755-1780 megahertz band won the approval of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Nov. 25.
A new app from the Census Bureau uses the agency's data to suggest cities and towns that match the preferences of users.
Android devices should not be part of the bring-your-own-device program for Internal Revenue Service employees until the agency reviews Android's security vulnerabilities, says the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration.
The Forest Service has begun offering hundreds of digital maps of national forests for mobile devices through a free third-party app called Avenza PDF Maps.
Restrictions on Verizon and AT&T's participation in the upcoming spectrum auction would reduce its overall revenue without a clear benefit, a whitepaper from the Federal Communications Commission's former chief economist says.
Consumers may have the right to unlock their mobile devices by the end of this year--that's the goal that Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler set in a Nov. 14 letter to CTIA, the wireless industry trade group.
An effort to structure government content under a "create once, publish everywhere" model will help agencies adapt, share and syndicate information, Lakshmi Grama of the National Cancer Institute said Nov. 7. Structured content can be plugged into different formats automatically, she explained.
A new app that the Federal Communications Commission plans to use to measure wireless broadband service is set to be unveiled Nov. 14.
Restrictions on Verizon and AT&T's participation in the upcoming spectrum auction would hurt consumers and the government without boosting competition enough to justify its drawbacks, says a whitepaper by a former Federal Communications Commission official.
Air carriers will soon be able to allow passengers to use mobile devices during all phases of flight, including departure and landing, the Federal Aviation Administration announced Oct. 31.