• smart cities

    8 cities win innovation support

    Bloomberg Philanthropies selected eight cities for its What Works Cities initiative, a $42 million program to help 100 cities enhance their use of data to improve the lives of residents.

  • FAA works with university on drone management

    FAA works with university on drone management

    University of Nevada-Reno researchers are working with the Federal Aviation Administration to develop a low-altitude management system to handle fast-moving, smaller aircraft as they cruise through increasingly crowded skies.

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  • NASA cubesat

    NASA to give CubeSats a lift

    Anticipating launch opportunities for the mini satellites, NASA invites researchers to submit proposals for CubeSat research.

  • Congress.gov gets upgrades

    Congress.gov gets usability upgrades

    Prompted by user feedback, the most recent enhancements focus on customer experience, accounts and alerts, browsing and appropriation tables.

  • HHS awards grants to support states

    HHS awards grants to support states' health data sharing

    The Department of Health and Human Services awarded the Advance Interoperable Health Information Technology Services program with $29.6 million to support health care information sharing.

  • DREN to receive supercomputing boost

    Supercomputer network to get speed upgrade

    The Defense Research and Engineering Network will get upgrades to reach speeds of 40 gigabit/sec.

  • text to 911

    Crisis Text Line highlights NG911 potential

    Crisis Text Line provides a glimpse of the possibilities of a successful next-generation 911 implementation.

  • DOT

    DOT's 2015 transportation infrastructure data now available

    The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics has released the geographic databases for 2015.

  • Need to know if your neighbor's a felon? In Tennessee, there's an app for that

    The Tennessee Department of Correction launched its Felony Offender Search mobile app that lets citizens look up information about past and present Tennessee felony offenders from their mobile devices.

  • NYC kicks off annual BigApps competition

    NYC kicks off annual BigApps competition

    Teams have until mid-October to create apps, games or other technology products that address the city’s affordable housing, zero waste, connected cities and civic engagement issues.