April 23, 2014 On what small everyday object has Google embedded a camera? Answer: a contact lens April 22, 2014 Lessons Learned from Boston’s Move to the Cloud Google App and SalesForce deployments are transforming city IT. April 22, 2014 Photo of the Week - Automated Border Control System E-gates help move people through the airport in Amsterdam. April 22, 2014 Where the Rubber Is the Road Research led by a North Dakota State University professor searches for improvements in rubberized asphalt compounds, technology that could cut road maintenance costs and improve urban landscapes. April 22, 2014 New Email Program Brings More Tips to Minnesota County As a way to boost public engagement, the Sheriff's Department in Stearns County, Minn., launched a citizen engagement policy that has helped solve crimes. April 22, 2014 City Parking Enforcement Goes Paperless Pittsburgh and other cities are testing a new app that places license plate recognition technology on smartphones. April 22, 2014 Chicago Public Library Goes Digital Through its innovative new programs and services, CPL is helping redefine what modern learning centers look like — and what libraries are capable of in the 21st century. April 22, 2014 Move Over Google Fiber: AT&T Announces 21 Potential Markets for Ultra-Fast Internet AT&T and Google are racing to roll out Internet service with speeds of up to 1 gigabit a second, a bandwidth that can handle today's high-definition video and audio. April 22, 2014 D.A. Says No Charges Warranted Over L.A. Unified iPad Contract The report, which has not been released publicly, raises questions about the handling of the bidding process, according to school district officials. April 22, 2014 Houston May Hold Lyft, Uber to Same Rules as Taxis, Limos Under the proposal, the services would have to meet fingerprint-based background checks and vehicle inspections already required of cab and limousine drivers. April 22, 2014 Money, Technology Concerns Threaten 911 Center Operations Officials in Beaver County, Pa., say that if legislation increasing the 911 surcharge for wireless devices doesn't pass, emergency services would be impacted. April 22, 2014 North Dakota Drone Test Site to Start Operations in May The test site will be run by the Northern Plains Unmanned Air Systems authority and provide a place to research integration of drones into general airspace. April 22, 2014 Best Fit Integrator Awards 2014 - Call for Nominations The Center for Digital Government invites nominations from state and local government and education to recognize their private sector integrator partners for their work in city, county, and state governments and educational institutions. April 22, 2014 Pennsylvania Firefighters, Ambulance Services Seek Grants for Narrowbanding Pottsville and Minersville are seeking two Assistance to Firefighters grants from the federal government that require a 10 percent local match. April 22, 2014 Cyberattacks on the Rise, Money is Main Target A new survey of hacking attacks in 2013 found that 511 were some form of espionage, typically from Asia or Eastern Europe. April 22, 2014 Pittsburgh's Debra Lam on Bringing Her International Work Home The city's chief innovation and performance officer discusses making Pittsburgh a world-class city. April 22, 2014 Study: Most Texans Drive and Talk; Many Text A new study found that three out of four Texans at least occasionally speak on a cellphone while driving and nearly half sometimes read or text while driving. April 22, 2014 What product are scientists piloting for mass manufacture and commercialization? Answer: blood April 21, 2014 Colorado CIO Kristin Russell to Step Down Russell, a leader in government cloud deployments, will take new cloud post with Deloitte. April 21, 2014 Bill Proposes Entrepreneurs in California State Government AB 1675 by Assemblyman Ian Calderon would create an entrepreneur-in-residence (EIR) program within the governor’s office of Business and Economic Development.