December 1, 2014

How can commuters donate to charity quickly and easily in the UK?

Answer: Common Pence

November 26, 2014

SpaceX May Disrupt Air Force Satellite-Launching Monopoly

Entrepreneur Elon Musk is poised to get into the satellite-launching business at the expense of aerospace giants Boeing and Lockheed Martin.

November 26, 2014

High-Tech Farming Poised to Change the Way the World Eats

Silicon Valley is pushing its way into every stage of the food-growing process, from tech tycoons buying up farmland to startups selling robots that work the fields.

November 26, 2014

How Chicago is Narrowing the Digital Divide

Low-income families, minorities, people with disabilities and seniors are overwhelmingly represented in the broad swath of the city’s population who are unable to gain access to crucial information and resources.

November 26, 2014

Uber Proposes Settlement to Stay in Maryland

The rideshare company said it would drop its appeal of the commission's decision to require it to operate as a common carrier, and instead have subsidiary apply for a permit and provide a list of Uber drivers.

November 26, 2014

Future of Facebook: Will You Use It in the Office?

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has apparently made it his goal to change the way in which firms get their data and communicate.

November 26, 2014

Real-Time Electricity Use Data in Texas? There’s a Kilowapp for That

Officials with the Electric Reliability Council of Texas hope that putting information in the palm of consumers’ hands will lead to better power outcomes for the state.

November 26, 2014

New Satellite Technology Promises Smoother Descents into BWI Airport

The technology is part of the nation's NextGen system that the FAA has been tasked with rolling out at airports across the country.

November 26, 2014

Way to Ruin the Holiday: Get Hacked

While U.S. retailers have been stocking shelves, they haven’t done as much preparation as other countries to keep customer data secure.

November 26, 2014

Social Media Brings Ferguson to the World

In the months since, Ferguson community leaders used social media to urge peace and organize crowd-minders.

November 26, 2014

Technology Center Planned in Gary, Ind.

The city is heralding the project, in tandem with the demolition of the blighted Sheraton Hotel, as the start of a downtown resurgence.

November 26, 2014

Neighborhoods Are Social Networks Too

Why the Nextdoor hyper-local social network is exciting for public agencies.

November 26, 2014

How can you escape the worries of work and family this Thanksgiving break?

Answer: with calm.com

November 26, 2014

The Story Behind Connecticut’s Dramatic IT Improvement

State CIO Mark Raymond describes project funding and business transformation efforts.

November 25, 2014

Teri Takai Taking New Roles in Private Sector

After more than a decade of serving as a public IT professional, Teri Takai is back in the private sector.

November 25, 2014

Anonymous 'Requester' Turns Police Body Camera Programs Upside Down

As citizens nationwide protest following the no-indict ruling in the Ferguson, Mo., shooting, police in Washington state wonder if their public records laws will prevent the adoption of body camera technology that could keep such a confusing scenario from happening again.

November 25, 2014

Photo of the Week - Underwater Robot 3-D Maps Antarctic Sea Ice

The SeaBED robot's upward-looking sonar allows it to measure and map the underside of sea ice floes.

November 25, 2014

IDEA Lab Injects Entrepreneurial Tactics into Federal Health Services

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services creates new lab to test startup techniques with federal health and safety services.

November 25, 2014

Regulators Worry Hackers Have Learned to Hijack Cars

Car makers and regulators see a rising threat in automobile hacking.

November 25, 2014

Taking Driverless Cars to the Next Level

Driving is hundreds of minute tasks, woven together in one dance, and more and more of these tasks are being isolated and conquered by automated systems.