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  • Illinois accelerates mobile app delivery

    Illinois accelerates mobile app delivery

    The state is launching new apps to provide residents with easier access to government services and information.

  • Phishing scheme targets tax professionals

    Phishing scheme targets tax professionals

    Fraudulent emails are being sent to tax professionals in an attempt to gain access to sensitive information.

  • USDA helps students get hands-on data science experience

    USDA helps students get hands-on data science experience

    The Open Data Summer Camp helped middle- and high-school students learn how to apply data science to food safety and agricultural issues.

  • Moving DOD tech to responders

    Moving DOD tech to responders

    The Pentagon’s Defense to Response Technology Program is looking for DOD-funded technologies that can be used to enhance public safety and homeland security.

  • Can drones save the black-footed ferret?

    Can drones save the black-footed ferret?

    The Fish and Wildlife Service could soon be using UAS to drop vaccine-coated food pellets to black-footed ferrets in Montana.

  • data to decisions

    GSA recognized for cloud analytics platform

    The General Services Administration’s Data to Decisions platform includes tools for collecting, managing and analyzing data.

  • Inmate release map shows demographic data by county

    Inmate release map shows demographic data by county

    Pennsylvania’s Corrections Department’s interactive map shows the number of released inmates by county as well as their gender, race and risk score.

  • DHS funds blockchain-based tech to secure IoT

    DHS hopes blockchain can help secure IoT

    Factom’s solution captures the identification of a device, the manufacturer, available updates, known security issues and granted authorities while adding timestamps for added security.

  • NYC library partners with Google to teach coding to kids

    NYC library partners with Google to teach coding to kids

    As a partner in the Google CS First program, the Queens Library can expand its STEM activities and increase computer literacy in the community.

  • smart city transportation

    AT&T joins the Smart City Challenge

    Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced that AT&T is supporting the challenge with $1 million in hardware, products and services.

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    Crowdsourced mapping for flood tracking, prediction