The CIA’s venture capital arm has taken an equity stake in at least four social media mining and surveillance firms.
The Civic Analytics Network will apply visualization and predictive analytics to address local economic and social problems.
Seven Bridges is building software to link local and remote infrastructure so that researchers can quickly perform reproducible and shareable analysis.
As public safety agencies capture and store more digital evidence, they should consider moving to an enterprise-class open storage and compute platform.
Without a solid grasp of what data is being mined, knowledge of its accuracy and why and how it is being mined, big data can end up causing more problems than it solves.
The city teamed up with Splunk to monitor and analyze its machine-generated data.
Researchers found that machine-learning forecasts of which accused perpetrators of domestic violence will be rearrested on similar charges can cut the number of such crimes in half.
Lockheed Martin is expanding its expanding its data security role in the Million Veteran Program as it helps build one of the world’s largest genomic databases.
The Federal Highway Administration will award $60 million in grants to help design congestion management technologies.
Tapping into massive communities of gamers or students could provide a platform to study human behaviors at a previously unreachable scale.
Sidewalk Labs will contribute an analytics platform that tackles congestion and free Wi-Fi kiosks for neighborhoods in the winning city.
Freedom of Information requests are spurring technology solutions that redact video of crimes or exchanges between officers and suspects but protect citizen privacy.