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Amy Stewart is a staff writer with Techwire.net, a publication dedicated to the public-sector technology industry in California.
One expert suggests the term 'digital divide' is outdated, and that remaining barriers are more about education than equipment.
Reversing an earlier policy, the California Public Utilities Commission voted to allow online-enabled ridesharing companies to operate legally with a permit.
A new app tested by the San Francisco Police Department will soon be available across the state of California.
The Youth Tech Summit and Expo promoted Comcast's broadband adoption initiative, which has enrolled more than 25,000 low-income California families.
A new site for nearly two million California veterans will offer an integrated, personalized experience.
As part of the effort to comply with a statewide IT consolidation initiative, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has officially closed down its 5,000 square foot computer room.
Calif. Governor Jerry Brown appointed Batjer to lead the agency that will be responsible for administering state operations, including information technology and procurement.
A name change for California's primary technology agency also ushers in changes to IT procurement and organizational structure.
As the state's assistant secretary for health IT, Franklin has provided oversight in California’s health IT infrastructure.
Robinson says her main goals are to protect sensitive data and mission critical systems, and is working to complete several initiatives already under way.
A new policy in California requires that any state agency under the governor's authority obtain approval for its smartphone purchases.
To help restore information and technology systems in the event of a city emergency, the city is considering switching from a private data center located 3,000 miles away to a state-run facility 100 miles away.
State Controller John Chiang said the task force may soon have recommendations on how to update the state’s policies related to the use of technology.
On April 16, a bill to prevent wireless communication interruption was approved by the Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee.
Office of Technology Services Director Ron Hughes says RFP will be released in about four weeks.
Top 25 honoree announces his candidacy for the position.
The CTA also released its 2013 Strategic Plan Update, which aims to expand online services, increase access from mobile devices, create innovative business systems and bridge the digital divide.
The California Senate Rules Committee unanimously voted to confirm Hughes' appointment, and the confirmation will advance to the Senate floor for final approval by majority vote.
The state's Legislative Analyst’s Office said that ongoing problems call for pausing the program entirely for at least a year.
Working with the Governor’s Office, the State Controller's Office has assembled a task force to build recommendations on IT procurement.
Jablonsky has spent nearly 30 years in state government, serving six years as the CIO of the Employment Development Department before starting as the CIO of CalPERS in August of 2010.
Ninety-eight percent of Americans have access to wired or wireless broadband with download speeds of at least 3 Mbps and upload speeds of at least 768 kbps, according to the latest data.
On Feb. 1, Tresh begins his new job as Director of Personnel and Human Resources at the California National Guard.
The 22-page report recommends using small icons or pop-ups to inform consumers how the developer will use the information, among other things.