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  • DOT

    DOT's 2015 transportation infrastructure data now available

    The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics has released the geographic databases for 2015.

  • Need to know if your neighbor's a felon? In Tennessee, there's an app for that

    The Tennessee Department of Correction launched its Felony Offender Search mobile app that lets citizens look up information about past and present Tennessee felony offenders from their mobile devices.

  • NYC kicks off annual BigApps competition

    NYC kicks off annual BigApps competition

    Teams have until mid-October to create apps, games or other technology products that address the city’s affordable housing, zero waste, connected cities and civic engagement issues.

  • Military boosts bandwidth with satellite launch

    Military boosts bandwidth with satellite launch

    Boeing launched the seventh of 10 Wideband Global SATCOM satellites, which will provide 17 percent more secure communications bandwidth to the military and partners.

  • Boston commits $3.5 million to next-generation firewall

    Boston commits $3.5 million to next-generation firewall

    In an effort to defend against data breaches, the city is investing $3.5 million to develop a firewall that will be operational by the end of the year.

  • An MCU could be mounted in this kind of vehicle

    FirstNet foresees in-vehicle units for remote comm

    The Mobile Communications Unit is a satellite-based communications system that could be installed in responder vehicles to give emergency workers wireless capabilities when they are outside of terrestrial network coverage.

  • Pennsylvania moves licensee list sales online

    Pennsylvania moves to automate licensee list sales

    The online form will provide better customer service and cost savings.

  • Cyber tech transfers from lab to industry

    Cyber tech transfers from lab to industry

    The Network Mapping System is the third technology that has successfully gone through DHS’s Transition to Practice program and into the commercial market.

  • NIST drafts security building blocks

    NIST drafts security building blocks

    NIST has proposed two new building blocks to improve email security and to provide security services based on personal identity verification (PIV) credentials through mobile devices.

  • NASA, Microsoft team up for virtual assistance

    NASA, Microsoft team up for virtual assistance

    The Sidekick project aims to give astronauts earthbound expert assistance when and where they need it.