September 2, 2015 What new app allows users to request businesses needed nearby? Answer: NeedIn September 1, 2015 Online Input, Real-World Impact Governments can get valuable citizen feedback from social media, but there are keys to being successful. September 1, 2015 Texas High-Speed Rail Planning Continues Due to Infusion of Funds Texas continues to invest in high-speed rail, in the hopes that it will transform the state's transportation system. September 1, 2015 Anchorage to Get LED Streetlights With energy-efficiency in mind, Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz plans on upgrading streetlights with LED lights. September 1, 2015 Public Records Act Applies to Personal Devices Too (Opinion) The Washington State Supreme Court has ruled that public business, even if done on a personal device, is still public record. September 1, 2015 How Startups Are Transforming the Smart City Movement Smart city technology is luring entrepreneurs hoping to embed themselves in an industry estimated to grow to $27.5 billion by 2023. September 1, 2015 Fuel-Efficient Trains to Reduce Breakdowns, Delays Southern California's Metrolink will be getting some much needed upgrades to ease commuter travels. September 1, 2015 Rural Iowa Broadband Access Gets Boost from Grants The FCC's Connect America Fund is devoting more than $50 million towards increasing connectivity in the state. September 1, 2015 Will Virtual School Innovations Signal the End of the Snow Day? School officials in Massachusetts are experimenting with tech-supported virtual school days during snow storms and flu season. September 1, 2015 Internet of Things Experiments Span All Aspects of Urban Life The Internet of Things is creating a world driven by statistics, cutting down on excess costs and expensive miscalculations. September 1, 2015 Technology Helps Unsnarl Growing Traffic Congestion Problem As the economy improves, traffic congestion has grown worse, according to a recent survey. One cost-effective solution to the problem is technology. September 1, 2015 Police Body Cams Debut in Dallas Dallas police department optimistic about deploying new body cameras. September 1, 2015 Final Standards Announced for DATA Act Nearly 60 rules outlined for standardizing publication of federal spending data. September 1, 2015 What will become of the military personnel revealed in the Ashley Madison leak? Answer: possible court-martial August 31, 2015 Report: What is the U.S. Government’s Role in Cybersecurity? Mounting threats, new technology and the Wild West mentality of the Web spur discussion on whether the government should assume more of a leadership role. August 31, 2015 First Non-California City Gets Google Self-Driving Cars Austin, Texas will be the first city outside of Google's hometown of Mountain View, Calif., to test the company's first fully self-driving cars. August 31, 2015 License Plate Readers Solve Crimes but Prompt Privacy Concerns License-plate readers have the potential to crack down on stolen vehicles and help police locate criminals, but at what cost? August 31, 2015 Milwaukee Beat Cops to Wear Body Cameras Amid public pressure, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett signs legislation equipping police with body cameras. August 31, 2015 Canine Myers-Briggs Matches Dogs with Perfect Owners Assessments attempt to best pair dogs' personalities with their potential owners'. August 31, 2015 Rural Broadband to Get Boost in Ohio A federal program provides capital to offer high-speed broadband Internet access to rural Ohioans.