AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon now support 911 emergency text messages, but most local public safety answering points are still not equipped to handle texting.
A mechanical arm will help reduce injuries to government employees who are responsible for testing thousands of rounds of ammunition weekly.
Government website managers looking to get a better handle on their sites' performance should check the second edition of the Google Analytics for Government training manual.
Here are some of the more newsworthy announcements from among the keynotes, panels and conference sessions.
Developed with Code for America, Atlanta’s new ATLCourt website allows residents to look up their court cases, get text reminders and find answers to frequently asked questions.
Members of the National Association of State Chief Information Officers met with federal CIOs on strengthening ties on cybersecurity, extending broadband to schools and public safety info sharing.
The Security Technical Implementation Guide ensures compliance with security policy and configuration requirements for mobile operating systems in DOD.
The new Cray XC system will deliver 10 times the sustained computing capability of NERSC's Hopper system, a Cray XE6 supercomputer.
A $3 million capital investment in the Massachusetts Open Cloud project will help the commonwealth create a new public cloud computing infrastructure to spur big data innovation.
IBM announced new investments in its US Federal Healthcare Practice, adding big data programs for advanced clinical care and data management.