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  • USDA funds rural broadband projects

    Three rural telecommunications infrastructure projects in Arkansas, Iowa and New Mexico will get loans from USDA to improve broadband service.

  • California OKs Azure Government cloud for criminal justice data

    California OKs Azure Government cloud for criminal justice data

    Microsoft’s Azure Government cloud is certified to handle criminal justice information in the cloud, the California Department of Justice said.

  • Minnesota consolidates geospatial sites

    Minnesota consolidates geospatial sites

    The state is building the Minnesota Geospatial Commons, a collaborative site for users and publishers of geospatial data, maps, services and applications.

  • 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.

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  • Department of Homeland Security

    DHS unwraps free virtual training for active shooter incidents