To reduce data-cleaning mistakes, ActiveClean takes humans out of the two most error-prone steps of data cleaning: finding dirty data and updating the model.
As part of its goal to eventually eliminate pedestrian fatalities in its streets, New York City is considering smartphones or wearable devices to help visually impaired pedestrians safely cross streets.
With its recent survey of 18-75 year-olds across the country, the U.S. Postal Service's inspector general gauged the public’s readiness for drone deliveries.
The former CIA and NSA director discusses Russia's recent hacks of Democratic party emails as well as Apple's stand against the FBI over encryption.
Public safety agencies are turning off their radio encryption over concerns of not being heard by nearby departments using older devices.
Benefit Assist sifts through tax information to help determine a person’s eligibility for benefits from programs such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Medicaid and Medicare.
Today’s networked and publicly available weather data makes decisions about issuing weather warnings transparent.
Purchasing hardware can be made economical by amortizing costs over a term of payments -- the digital equivalent of renting a car.
Cyber-age extortionists are preying on state and local governments, hospitals and even police departments, forcing officials to decide whether to meet the demands or risk losing their data.
Code makes it easy for the public to send President Obama messages through Facebook’s Messenger platform.