The structure -- initially planned as “an interactive space where people can learn about new technology” -- is being prepared to leave Portland for an ocean voyage to an undisclosed location, while the containers on board will be disassembled and scrapped.
Police officials say the drone is far from being air-ready, pending approval from the Federal Aviation Administration and the creation of policies governing its use, which police contend will be for only one purpose.
San Francisco now bans all short-term residential rentals except for people with bed-and-breakfast licenses. Thousands of listings on Airbnb, VRBO, HomeAway and FlipKey currently flout that law, which is loosely enforced.
At a ceremony to mark the building's grand opening, Green House Chief Executive Officer Shawn Mills described how swiftly the data center industry has grown, and how Wyoming helped it every step along the way.
Pager, which launched in May, is an app that allows patients to order a house call from a physician, using their smart phones. The service is available on a limited basis in Manhattan and Brooklyn, but it could spread to other cities by 2015.
Within months, Frederick County, Md., will begin installing 172 laptops, called mobile data terminals, loaded with software called Mobile for Public Safety, in its major fleet apparatus, including ambulances, fire engines and trucks.
Once activated, the app sounds an alarm when the phone hasn't moved above 10 mph for five minutes, potentially reminding parents who are running an errand with the kids in the car to check on the kids.
There’s no question that addressing procurement effectively is a long-term challenge. In the short-term, however, there are some approaches that human services agencies can consider to begin bending existing processes in their favor.