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March 27, 2015

Rules for Viewing Police Videos in Texas Depend on Who is Holding the Camera

Proposed standards would make the public back up when shooting video of officers working crime scenes or making arrests.

March 27, 2015

FBI at Health Commission Asking About Texas’ 21CT Contract

How little-known 21CT landed a $20 million Medicaid fraud tracking software deal with the state's HHSC, a whale of a state agency that spends billions each year on contracts, has become the center of three very public investigations.

March 27, 2015

Case Study Examines California Cloud Infrastructure

California's cloud infrastructure is the subject of the first case study in a series of papers planned by two national associations that will examine IT procurement projects in states.

March 27, 2015

Powerhouse Science Center Looks to Tech Companies for Ideas, Support

The $78 million center will replace the 64-year-old Discovery Museum Science and Space Center in Sacramento, Calif., with a facility eight times larger and powered by renewable energy.

March 27, 2015

The Tricky Challenge of Measuring Entrepreneurship

There are some useful ways to look at what's happening in the local economy and separate the reality from the cultural buzz.

March 27, 2015

Kansas City, Mo., Employees Fall for Fake Hack

Employees had given up log-in credentials after responding to an email that had been sent to collect just such critical information.

March 27, 2015

Washington Officials Lead Premera Cyberattack Investigation

State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler said Tuesday that Alaska and Oregon will join in the market conduct examination of the security breach Premera discovered on Jan. 29.

March 27, 2015

Cambria, Pa., Putting Marriage License Applications Online

Under an agreement with Infocon Corp., the web-based marriage license applications will be coordinated through the Register of Wills office.

March 27, 2015

Is the Cloud Ready for Body-Cam Video? (Industry Perspective)

Let’s hold cloud storage for law enforcement video to the highest security standards.

March 27, 2015

Intelligent Transit: Data Improves Transit Efficiency

Automatic vehicle location and passenger counting systems create data that can fine-tune the running of a transit system.

March 27, 2015

What hidden benefit might electric vehicles offer?

Answer: reduced air conditioner use

March 26, 2015

Getting Smarter About a Basic Need

Why connecting communities with technology is vital for economic and social vibrancy.

March 26, 2015

Innovation Lab to Develop Next-Gen Electric Grid in New York

The Advanced Grid Innovation Laboratory for Energy will simulate, develop, test and deploy a more integrated grid.

March 26, 2015

Can Maryland, Utah Help California Use Tech to Boost Engagement?

The Little Hoover Commission's March 26 hearing focused on transparency, open data and ways to make California a leader in IT service delivery.

March 26, 2015

How Smartphones and Apps are Shaping the Future of Health Care

More hospitals are forced under the Affordable Care Act to track patient outcomes, paving the way for digital health tools to expand.

March 26, 2015

Bill Seeks to Bring High-Speed Internet to Maine's Rural Farmers, Small Businesses

The measure's concept draft seeks to increase funding to the state’s ConnectME Authority in order to expand universal broadband and high-speed Internet into parts of the state that has no access to such service.

March 26, 2015

Millions Ride BRT, Saving Billions

Bus rapid transit is a major success in Latin America. What about in the United States with our suburban sprawl and love of cars?

March 26, 2015

Biometrics Company to Offer Fingerprint, Iris Scans as Security at BWI Airport

The company, New York-based CLEAR, says its scanning kiosks will be integrated into the Transportation Security Administration's existing Pre-Check system.

March 26, 2015

Florida Utility Expands Smart Grid Technology

Florida Power & Light started rolling out its $800 million smart grid in 2010, with help from a$200 million federal grant.

March 26, 2015

How Mobile Technology Makes Transit Convenient

To keep "choice riders" coming back, experts say that transit agencies must offer a ride that is reliable, fast, clean and convenient.