Cities must take charge of their own fate when it comes to high-speed Internet. If they don't, they could be waiting for years to get fiber infrastructure brought into their community -- if they get it at all.
Stephen Goldsmith, professor of practice at the Harvard Kennedy School and director of the Innovations in American Government Program, discusses performance measurement, job creation and cloud computing.
Wisconsin and 11 other states plus the District of Columbia have passed laws or regulations allowing startups to use crowdfunding to raise money from investors, without having to jump through regulatory hoops.
The solar panels at the dozen California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation sites are projected to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by more than 61,000 metric tons in 2014 and will save approximately $78 million in energy costs over the next two decades, officials said.