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FirstNet contract award deadline slips

FirstNet contract award deadline slips

After missing the Nov. 1 deadline, officials said they were moving closer to an award for the national emergency radio network.

Pittsburgh’s portal integrates open data

Pittsburgh’s portal integrates open data

The ‘Burgh’s Eye View’ data portal gives users a quick way to find information on 311 requests, police activity and other city information.

AI could speed transit security scan times

AI could speed transit security scan times

Evolv Technology is testing its system that speeds scanning by applying artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Using data to build a safer city

Using data to build a safer city

Urban planners soon may be able create safer cities based on a combination of cellphone data, Google Street View images and machine learning.

FBI offers free online cyber investigation training

The Cyber Investigator Certification Program can help law enforcement officers improve their handling of digital evidence.

Boston.gov opens its source code

Boston.gov opens its source code

Boston releases the code behind its recently redesigned website so that developers can contribute improvements and other cities can build their own sites from it.

How LA’s security center combats cyberthreats

How LA’s security center combats cyberthreats

The Los Angeles Integrated Security Operations Center consolidates more than 200 million log records from across 41 departments every 24 hours.

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DC takes underground pipe inspections to the cloud

The Water and Sewer Authority in Washington, D.C., uses Esri services in the Microsoft Azure cloud to improve inspection management.

How telematics help fleet managers reduce greenhouse gas emissions

How telematics help fleet managers reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Besides helping agencies track vehicle performance, telematics can help fleet managers meet federal mandates that require greenhouse gas emissions reductions of 15 percent by 2020.

An auditable election system for 2020

An auditable election system for 2020

Travis County, Texas, is working to combine the convenience of electronic voting and the record of paper ballots into one system.

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DHS working to protect emergency call centers against denial-of-service attacks

With more government services facing potential cyberthreats, the Department of Homeland Security is working to lower the risk and impact of potential telephone system-based attacks on 911 call centers.

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Newark unveils smart city lab, kiosk

MetroLab@Newark brings the city and academia together with private businesses to develop new smart city tech, like the BrandNewark smart kiosk.

 ‘Clunky,’ low-tech voting system still vulnerable to hacks

‘Clunky,’ low-tech voting system still vulnerable to hacks

A new report outlines a range of vulnerabilities, infiltration points and tactics that could be used to undermine credibility in an election or even manipulate the results.

Keys to the smart city: How to make initiatives successful

Keys to the smart city: How to make initiatives successful

City leaders need real-time visibility across their entire project portfolio to help them better plan, build and operate their smart city.

How a county delivers data-driven decisions

How one county now delivers data-driven decisions

OpenPGC provides real-time insights into everything from how the approved operating budget is being spent to how long customer service representatives are taking to answer and resolve 311 service requests.


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