FedWire: API webinar, Google+ Hangout and VA backlog


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2013_04_fedwire2001FedWire is FedScoop’s afternoon roundup of news and notes from the federal IT community. Send your links and videos to tips@fedscoop.com.

This week is Public Service Recognition Week.

Secretary of State John Kerry is going to participate in a Google+ Hangout.

White House launches webinar series on API standards.

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office honored 17 of America’s greatest innovators.

More than 60 senators urged Obama to take action to end VA’s disability claims backlog.

Apropos the backlog, Jon Stewart continues to badger VA for its inability to address the issue:

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