Pulse

Pulse

  • County shelter uses facial recognition to ID lost dogs

    County shelter uses facial recognition to ID lost dogs

    Miami-Dade County Animal Services has partnered with Finding Rover, a free mobile app that helps pet owners find their lost dogs using facial recognition technology.

  • HHS opens research pubs, grant data

    HHS opens research pubs, grant data

    In pursuit of its open government goals, the Department of Health and Human Services is expanding access to financial data and to the results of its funded scientific research.

  • Philadelphia opens contracts datasets

    In a move toward greater data transparency, Philadelphia opens its contracting datasets to public access.

  • Seattle opens funding pool to civic tech innovators

    Seattle opens funding pool to civic tech innovators

    Seattle has set up a technology matching fund to provide capital to residents with innovative ideas for improving city services and public access to digital resources.

  • GSA seeks .gov TLD management solutions

    GSA released a request for information to learn about solutions, best practices and on-going approaches for managing Internet registration under the .gov top-level domain.

  • NORTHCOM seeks disaster sim, with social component

    To address training needs for disaster response and managing the mission message, the U.S. Northern Command is looking for a disaster management simulation tool with a social media emulation platform.

  • Secure browsing, messaging skyrockets after high-profile hacks

    Secure browsing, messaging skyrockets after high-profile hacks

    Secure browsing topped a list of the most activated mobile applications in the last year, according to a report by enterprise mobile management firm Good Technology.

  • 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.