Pulse

Pulse

  • DHS offers prize for indoor tracking tech

    The Department of Homeland Security announced a prize competition for a low-cost, robust, real-time indoor tracking capability for first responders.

  • NIST funds center to model disaster recovery strategies

    NIST funds center to model disaster recovery strategies

    The Community Resilience Center of Excellence will use an open source platform, databases and virtual models to help local governments with post-disaster decision making.

  • CBP expands mobile passport app

    CBP expands mobile passport app

    The Customs and Border Patrol is expanding its Mobile Passport Control application to include Android users and use at Miami International Airport.

  • superfish spyware

    Lenovo CTO: Superfish spyware confined to consumer notebooks

    While the Superfish VisualDiscovery spyware found on some Lenovo PCs has damaged the company’s reputation, enterprise customers have been assured that the adware was confined to consumer notebooks.

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  • USDA cultivates open data

    The Department of Agriculture announced highlights of its open data initiative as well goals for the next year.

  • N.C. joins states fielding live traffic safety apps

    North Carolina released a mobile traffic application that gives users live data on weather alerts and road conditions.

  • Boston tackles gridlock with Waze data

    Boston tackles gridlock with Waze data

    Waze will share traffic data with the city in an effort to improve signal timing and ease congestion.

  • Facebook launches social media tool for cybersecurity pros

    The ThreatExchange helps security professionals share threat information more easily, learn from each other’s discoveries and make their own systems safer.

  • ICMA, SAS offer government performance analytics tool

    The cloud-based Insights application runs comparisons on metrics gathered from police, fire, trash collection and other permit issuing agencies.

  • FCW announces Federal 100

    FCW announces Federal 100

    The Federal 100 awards are presented to government, industry and academic leaders who have gone above and beyond to shape how the government manages, develops and acquires IT.