State & Local

 
  • Bill seeks to prevent patchwork of state encryption rules

    Bill seeks to prevent patchwork of state encryption rules

    A new bill would preempt states from making their own laws regarding access to encrypted communications.

  • police body cameras

    Surfing the body-worn camera wave

    As the next wave of policing, body-worn cameras have the potential to drown law enforcement officials rather than carry them to shore.

  • MTA to host transit hackathon

    MTA to host transit hackathon

    New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority is enlisting techies to crunch ridership and route data to improve bus transit on Staten Island.

  • The Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurship Complex

    New York to build emerging tech R&D center

    The Emerging Technology and Entrepreneurship Complex on the University of Albany campus will provide the state’s technology industry with more resources to drive economic growth.

  • cities respond to DOT smart cities challenge

    77 cities respond to Smart City Challenge

    The winner of the Department of Transportation’s Smart City Challenge will receive more than $50 million in funding and support to improve its transportation network.

  • Gigabit Internet comes to KC public housing

    Gigabit Internet comes to KC public housing

    The Kansas City Housing Authority is working with Google to bring free gigabit Internet to over 1,300 families in the metro area.

  • NYC offers free software to city students

    NYC offers free software to city students

    A partnership between the city and Microsoft allows students and families to download Office 365.

  • California cities seek tech to address civic challenges

    Calling all startups: California cities seek tech to tackle civic challenges

    The Startup In Residence Challenge pairs government agencies with innovative startups to research, build and test technology products that address civic challenges.

  • Dashboard shows bed availability for substance abuse treatment

    With information collected from state-certified treatment providers, the Bed Availability Dashboard lets users search for openings by location, age and gender.

  • Wearable gateway to help responders communicate on game day

    Wearable gateway to help responders communicate on game day

    The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office will use the Mutualink Wearable Smart Gateway to improve situational awareness and provide interoperable communications during the festivities surrounding Super Bowl 50.

  • LA GeoHub: A model for ‘datafying’ communities

    LA GeoHub: A model for ‘datafying’ communities

    The Los Angeles GeoHub is a portal of location-based open data from across city departments allowing both the public and city employees to build and share apps.

  • FirstNet

    FirstNet responds to integration concerns

    Members of Congress questioned the security and integration of the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network.

  • Videoconferencing helps local gov deliver citizen services

    Videoconferencing helps local gov deliver citizen services

    Tools that let agencies leverage technology to provide face-to-face assistance give them a new way to get the job done.

  • California’s step-by-step solution for its new Child Welfare System

    California’s step-by-step solution for its new Child Welfare System

    The state will divide the massive procurement into smaller RFPs to deliver user-validated services faster and reduce the risk of large system failure.


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