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  • city hall (shutterstock image)

    Opening up city councils

    Councilmatic sends subscribers email updates on legislation that they want to follow.

  • protecting data privacy

    Survey: Government slightly more likely to protect privacy

    A recent survey found that 54 percent of respondents said federal, state and local government organizations keep information safer than private-sector retail stores, banks and credit card companies.

  • virtual reality hardware used by NASA to rehearse work on the International Space Station. (Photo by NASA)

    Accelerating virtual reality in government

    As VR technology makes its way into the government space, GSA’s Digital Government group seeks to smooth the adoption.

  • White House experiments with augmented reality

    White House experiments with augmented reality

    An animated White House will appear on any $1 bill when viewed with the new 1600 app.

  • GSA opens digital communities for AI and virtual reality

    GSA opens digital communities for AI and virtual reality

    The General Services Administration has added two new collaboration hubs to its Digital Communities portfolio.

  • DOD launches full-scale bug bounty program

    DOD to launch full-scale bug bounty program

    Following the success of its Hack the Pentagon program, the Defense Department awarded two contracts to launch more challenges and find security researchers who can better detect cyber risks in DOD applications, websites and networks.

  • LinkNYC cuts off browsing on curbside kiosks

    LinkNYC cuts off browsing on curbside kiosks

    Free web browsing has been disabled because some users have been monopolizing the kiosks and using them inappropriately.

  • California launches open source data portal

    California launches open source data portal

    A revamped open data portal in California is up and running, and it’s powered by DKAN open source software.

  • Texas taps app for reporting alcohol violations

    Texas taps app for reporting alcohol violations

    A new mobile app from Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission allows users to search the agency’s library of licenses and permits and report suspected violations.

  • Electronic tolling set go live in Massachusetts

    Electronic tolling set go live in Massachusetts

    Massachusetts announced its system would go live on Oct. 28 and made plans to completely demolish toll plazas along the Massachusetts Turnpike, the Tobin Bridge and Boston tunnels by the end of 2017.

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  • IFTTT data access program

    IFTTT digs into government data