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    Missouri puts major computer contract out for bid | Politics

    Steward, who is chairman of the company, also dropped the lobbying firm in his personal capacity. In October, Parson axed Sarah Steelman, who had served as commissioner of the Office of Administration since 2017. The commissioner is in charge of IT services for 14 state agencies. Ken Zellers, the former director of the Missouri Department of Revenue, is now serving as OA commissioner. Also in October, Missouri’s chief information security officer, Stephen Meyer, left for a job at World Wide Technology. Meyer, who was appointed to be the state’s technology czar in 2018, had been with the state for more  

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    Large bitcoin donation puts Cape Cod Healthcare at forefront of emerging technology

    BOSTON — Cape Cod Healthcare will take your donation in U.S. dollars — and now, in cryptocurrency. Twice this year, an anonymous donor has given the company $400,000 worth of bitcoin, a virtual form of payment managed by a computer network called a blockchain. The donation had little precedent in the world of health care, said Chris Lawson, Cape Cod Healthcare’s senior vice president and chief development officer.  As cryptocurrency use becomes more popular, he said, the organization soon could be a first of many. “I think what’s going to occur — without having a crystal ball — is that  

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