April 15, 2015

Gov. Malloy Announces Cybersecurity Plan for Connecticut

Malloy said the 40 million cyber attacks on state government computers include attempts to steal basic agency information and obtain email lists.

April 16, 2014

Editorial: Yellow Cab Seeks to Join the Ride-Share Business

Yellow Cab Co. is creating its own new model, called “Yellow X.” Like Lyft and Uber, drivers for Yellow X would be able to use their personal cars.

April 16, 2014

Security Holes in Power Grid Have Federal Officials Scrambling

When the owner of a small tech firm shared the how easy it was to tap into power companies' computer networks, Homeland Security began sending alerts to power grid operators, advising them to upgrade their software.

April 16, 2014

Editorial: Getting Out From Under the Cover Oregon Mess

Fixing Cover Oregon has been as hexed as the topsy-turvy year that preceded its spectacular non-start last fall.

April 16, 2014

Bill That Would Allow Three Connecticut Municipalities to Share Dispatch Passes Committee

The bill is in response to a request from New London, Waterford and East Lyme for authorization to create a regional dispatch center with a governing board.

April 16, 2014

Smartphone 'Kill Switches' on the Way

The antitheft tool will let users remotely erase their personal data and render phones inoperable if they are lost or stolen, according to a wireless-industry trade group.

April 16, 2014

Palo Alto: PD Launches Mobile App to Share Info

The app brings together information already shared through different channels, but with new features and functionality.

April 16, 2014

Editorial: A Progress Report for Obamacare

Despite a disastrous rollout, with malfunctioning websites and active resistance from governors in many red states, the enrollment numbers are quite promising.

April 16, 2014

Biometrics Makes its Way to Amusement Parks

The technology has long been in use at other parks, such as Disney World and Universal Studios, and is now launching at Six Flags.

April 16, 2014

Maryland Legislation Creates Council on Open Data

New law continues Gov. Martin O’Malley’s focus on improving transparency in Maryland and establishes an open data policy for the state.

April 16, 2014

Lyft, Uber Continue to Operate in Face of Lawsuit

The companies continue to pick up passengers in both San Antonio and Houston a week after a federal judge was approached.

April 16, 2014

Which European city is going to try adopting a six-hour work day?

Answer: Gothenburg, Sweden

April 15, 2014

Photos of the Week - Is the SCADpad the Future of Urban Living?

The SCADpad was designed and developed by team of 75 current SCAD students, 37 alumni and 12 professors from 12 academic degree programs.

April 15, 2014

FirstNet Seeks a New General Manager

The First Responder Network Authority is now looking for a new general manager to take Bill D’Agostino's place and lead the nationwide communications project.

April 15, 2014

What Do Government Robots Mean for the Future of Humans at Work?

The professionals involved in the creation of these machines have ambitious plans for them.

April 15, 2014

Building a Government Data Culture

Most governments are not set up structurally in a way that encourages the efficient sharing of data – with the public, or with other government agencies. This is what makes an open data policy so important.

April 15, 2014

National Tracking System Nabs Drug Dealers -- and Law-Abiding Pilots

The situation has attracted the attention of national organizations who have logged complaints from pilots whose flights were entirely within the U.S. All were let go, some with apologies.

April 15, 2014

Detroit Launches Auction Website to Help Sell Abandoned Homes

The website will be the city's clearinghouse for auctions of homes that the city offers through a program that forces vacant home owners to fix them up and get them occupied.

April 15, 2014

Computer Glitch Won't Stop SpaceX's Launch to Space Station Monday

NASA officials determined that the station possesses enough redundancy to allow the SpaceX mission to launch.

April 15, 2014

As Cyberthreats Get Stronger, People and Networking Are Key to Survival

Don’t put technology first, an expert warns; get the right people, and make sure they're trained and skilled in knowing what to look for.