The finalists explained how they would use technology and prize money to make their cities safer and easier to navigate.
Federal IT purchasing needs more room for innovation.
The Department of Homeland Security revamped its website making it more friendly to mobile devices.
Three UCLA students are working on an app to track and improve the dynamics of group interactions.
Utah’s Department of Public Safety and Department of Technology Services built a drivers license quiz application for Amazon Echo using the Alexa digital assistant.
Security credentials could be based on a primary payment card, a mobile phone or a driver's license -- items users are unlikely to lose or misplace.
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.
Advances in biometric authentication and smartphone technologies make the marriage of the two a strong platform for identity verification.
The virtualized Enterprise Interment Services System uses a mobile app to help cemetery operations teams streamline maintenance and a common virtual database and network environment for military cemeteries nationwide.
Celebrating discovery and innovation in government IT.
Google’s Project Ara smartphone frame has six slots for detachable hardware components and is shipping to developers soon.
New buses feature USB charging ports and free Wi-Fi, but they are missing collision avoidance systems despite two pilot programs currently running in the city.
Erie Meyer, a founding member of the White House’s U.S. Digital Service, offers five tips for building mobile services.
HBO’s John Oliver explores why emergency call centers can’t accurately locate mobile callers.