December 6, 2013 Which country is training children as part of its cyberwarfare efforts? Answer: North Korea December 5, 2013 Data Chronicles the Rise of a New Industry: Civic Technology A new report from the Knight Foundation attaches some hard numbers to the emerging civic technology industry. December 5, 2013 States and Localities Reap the Benefits of Shared Services We ask customers what they think of government-to-government shared services. December 5, 2013 Will Everyone Wear Google Glass Someday? A man left a Seattle restaurant after the owner prohibited him from wearing a computer on his face, raising questions about the new technology. December 5, 2013 Testing Delays Schuylkill County Network Upgrades Installation of a security system along with coverage testing that must be conducted with leaves on the trees will push back the project completion date by six months. December 5, 2013 Efforts to Reduce Health Disparities in California Raise Privacy Concerns California's health insurance exchange wants to collect and use sensitive customer information, from race and ethnicity to sexual orientation and gender identity. December 5, 2013 Oklahoma CIO Alex Pettit Will Resign to Become Oregon CIO Oklahoma Gov. Brad Henry appointed Pettit as the state’s first CIO in 2010. December 5, 2013 Census Bureau App Helps Find Your Ideal Place to Dwell Plug in some basic likes and dislikes, and this app tells you where you should be living. December 5, 2013 How does a new type of malware attach itself to a device without a network connection? Answer: via inaudible sound December 4, 2013 Looking for Better Camping Info? Ideation Nation Winner Can Help Ideation Nation awards $5,000 to competition finalist Alyssa Ravasio of San Francisco to build her new campsite and recreation website, Hipcamp. December 4, 2013 5 Issues to Watch in Data and Technology As governments are seeking to move toward more effective uses of data, here are five topics to watch in 2014. December 4, 2013 Deadly N.Y. Crash Boosts Pressure for Rail Safety System Using GPS, on-board radios, computers and track-side equipment, the system is designed to automatically stop or slow a train when a collision or derailment is imminent. December 4, 2013 5 Ways to Build Your Twitter Following Jonathan Reichental, CIO of Palo Alto, Calif., is one of the most popular tweeters in government IT. Here are the keys to his success. December 4, 2013 Roadside Bluetooth, Wi-Fi Sensors Increase Traffic Flow An Ontario transportation project represents a larger trend toward the use of Bluetooth and Wi-Fi sensors to speed up the flow of traffic. December 4, 2013 Beyond the Suggestion Box: Government's Crowdsourcing Revolution This social media tool is being embraced by governments far and wide. A new report offers guidance on what it can do and how to make it work. December 4, 2013 San Francisco, Amsterdam and Barcelona Share Open Data, Applications The three cities will collaborate on a common dashboard-style platform to share best practices in open data. December 4, 2013 FirstNet Issues RFI on Mobile Apps The authority in charge of the nationwide public safety network is seeking information on apps, cloud and identity management technology. December 4, 2013 Why is a Japanese firm proposing to build a 250-mile wide belt around the moon? Answer: to generate solar power December 4, 2013 2013 Year in Review -- CIOs' Views State and local CIOs give their take on the biggest issues of 2013. December 3, 2013 Photo of the Week: Solar Flare Solar flares like this one are commonly observed during the period known as "solar maximum."