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July 28, 2015

New Australian road signs are the first in the world to use what technology?

Answer: E Ink

July 27, 2015

Analytics Play Key Role in Boston’s Tech Modernization

Beantown's Citywide Analytics Team is bringing the power of data to everything the city does.

July 27, 2015

Using Tech to Recruit, Develop and Train the Next Generation Worker (Industry Perspective)

With slow economic recovery and spending yet to return to pre-recession levels, organizations just aren’t hiring at the same rate as the workforce is retiring, which is creating widespread talent gaps within the public sector.

July 27, 2015

Solar Tech Empowers Consumers to Get off the Grid

What if each of the 146 million U.S. electric customers could generate their own electricity?

July 27, 2015

California vs. Uber: State May Serve as Model for Other Jurisdictions

What's happening in California, where Uber faces two serious regulatory challenges, is a learning tool for political actors and movements nationwide.

July 27, 2015

Pittsburgh Seeks Implementation of Surveillance Camera Privacy Policy

With the launch of police training in video surveillance rules and an effort to identify security cameras held by neighborhood groups, a long-shelved privacy ordinance is finally seeing daylight.

July 27, 2015

Technology Fuels Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders’ Political Rise

Recently, Sanders overtook Hillary Rodham Clinton in the number of people searching his name on Google, and his Senate Facebook page has 1.5 million followers, more than any other senator.

July 27, 2015

Pennsylvania Law Makes Cyberbullying of a Child a Third-Degree Misdemeanor

This law will help Northern York School District crack down on the issue, as reports from students on such issues could end up being a criminal matter.

July 27, 2015

University of North Carolina Officials Cite Glitch, Human Error in Siren Delay

In an apology statement, officials said the university is taking immediate steps to correct the issues so such errors do not happen again.

July 27, 2015

6 Unsolved Challenges of Self-Driving Cars

Cost, cybersecurity and privacy protection are just some of the unsolved challenges that stand between the technologies' potential and reality.

July 27, 2015

Gun-Firing Drone Video Refocuses Spotlight on Legal Restrictions

A bill that called for creating a new crime that would prevent anyone from using a drone to "remotely control a deadly weapon, explosive or incendiary device" passed the Connecticut Senate, and will be addressed in the House of Representatives' next legislative session.

July 27, 2015

Limitations of Police Cameras Come Into Focus

Increasingly more police departments are having their officers record interactions, but the technology varies, as does the quality of the footage, how it is gathered, how long it is stored and how it is released.

July 27, 2015

What is a new type of fuel, called brewtroleum, made from?

Answer: beer

July 25, 2015

Talking Cyber: Ten Tips for Conference Speakers, Supervisors and Parents

Talking about security in effective ways is hard – whether the audience is an auditorium full of professionals or a small room at home with a few children. Here are some tips to help.

July 24, 2015

Knight News Challenge Injects $3.2 Million into Election Tech

The contest invests in 22 projects that seek to increase engagement and provide voters with richer information during elections.

July 24, 2015

Kansas Names Phil Wittmer CITO

Gov. Sam Brownback looks to the private sector to fill the state's top technology position.

July 24, 2015

University Officials Say Alert System Failed in Wake of Hold-Ups

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill officials lament the delay between sirens and back-up communications following armed robberies on campus.

July 24, 2015

Google Sites Nine ‘Fiber Huts’ in Raleigh, N.C.

The structures will serve as the backbone for Google’s high-speed network.

July 24, 2015

Toll Collectors: A Disappearing Breed

Electronic toll systems are credited with enhanced driver safety and traffic flow.

July 24, 2015

More Driver’s License Services Move Online in Alabama

New options like online scheduling, renewals, and digital licenses will bring closure of some rural field offices.