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  • 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.

  • DHS optimizes website for mobile

    DHS optimizes website for mobile

    The Department of Homeland Security revamped its website making it more friendly to mobile devices.

  • DHS issues mobile security baa info

    DHS calls for secure mobile app research

    The Department of Homeland Security is looking for a series of automated and secure-by-design tools for mobile apps that assist developers, analysts and security or network operators.

  • Survey: Open data gains momentum

    Survey: Open data gains momentum

    The key findings include broad commitment and increasing investment in open data and a strong correlation between open data and improved government efficiencies.

  • Boston tries Hangouts for budget hearings

    Boston City Council is using Google Hangouts to videoconference with residents who want to comment on the city’s proposed 2017 budget.

  • NY stops $400 million in fraudulent tax return claims

    NY stops $400 million in fraudulent tax return claims

    The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance halted more than 239,000 suspicious refund claims during income tax season, an 18 percent increase over the same time last year.

  • NYC subway farecard barrier

    NYC eyes mobile pay for transit

    The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has released a public bid for a new fare payment system that uses contactless smart cards and mobile phones.

  • crowdsourcing

    NASA to help DHS with crowdsourcing

    Partnering with NASA’s Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation will give the Department of Homeland Security access to the space agency’s crowdsourcing resources.

  • Site highlights marine biodiversity research

    Site highlights marine biodiversity research

    The U.S. Marine Biodiversity Observing Network’s new website explores the connections between marine biodiversity and ecosystems.

  • park in Plano Texas

    Wi-Fi comes to Plano parks

    A public-private partnership expands the city’s free Wi-Fi to city parks and recreational centers.

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  • Universities building California Policy Lab

    Universities building California Policy Lab