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  • Telepresence keeps two cities’ firefighters connected, trained

    Telepresence keeps two cities’ firefighters connected, trained

    Fire departments can join together for ad hoc meetings, training or disaster planning both in the station house and in the field.

  • Indiana moves file sharing system to hybrid cloud

    Indiana moves file sharing system to hybrid cloud

    The Indiana Office of Technology is using Syncplicity, an enterprise file sharing system, to facilitate collaboration and cut down on shadow IT.

  • Big data analysis gives Boston a better energy modeling strategy

    Big data analysis gives Boston a better energy modeling strategy

    Working with both MIT’s Sustainable Design Lab and the Lincoln Laboratory, Boston may be able to significantly cut costs and boost its energy resilience.

  • PCAST city web

    City Web: A tech platform for smarter cities

    The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology has called for the creation of a City Web – a collaborative platform to speed innovation.

  • Boston seeks chief data officer

    Boston seeks chief data officer

    The CDO will lead Boston’s Citywide Analytics Team and advance data-driven government operations.

  • open government data

    New Jersey takes on open data challenges

    A new report from the Public Technology Institute examines challenges and opportunities presented by open data.

  • states are battling bogus requests for refunds

    It’s tax season, and states are battling bogus requests for refunds

    States are working to try to stop online filing fraud by verifying the identity of the filers, strengthening password protocols and sharing information on filings that use stolen identities.

  • California, MapLight team up for new campaign-finance search tool

    California, MapLight team up for new campaign-finance search tool

    The Secretary of State's office and the non-profit research firm announced a campaign-finance search tool that provides easy insight into state-level independent expenditures.

  • Local police wrestle with success of license plate camera system

    Local police wrestle with success of license plate camera system

    The police in Freeport, N.Y., started the program to spot stolen vehicles -- but now find it capturing much, much more.

  • 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.


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