The tool, dubbed “GovScan,” allows policy analysts to scan large documents and data sets to research and find relevant information for policy proposals, cutting the hourslong process down to a matter of seconds.
It’s a move happening statewide. In October, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation requiring all new school buses purchased after 2035 to be zero-emission vehicles.
Money for the Emergency Connectivity Fund is expected to run out June 30. The Federal Communications Commission will continue reviewing public input on the proposal until a determination is made.
The new trains, which will run during off-peak times, consist of two rail cars that can hold up to 112 passengers. Metra touted the trains as more economical and environmentally friendly than their diesel counterparts.
The plan to upgrade Fulton County, Ga.’s internal software system is being sped up following a recent ransomware attack. Commissioners have approved a $10.2 million overhaul of the county’s internal software system.
Customers across the nation reported outages of call, text and Internet service. The incident prompted some emergency and police departments to issue advice to residents who were unable to place 911 calls.
A private research university in New York is launching an online master’s degree in business analytics and applied AI that will combine analytical training with insights about AI applications in business.
Plus, Maine is the first state to have its digital equity plan accepted, the NTCA is calling for a more effective challenge process for the national broadband map, and more.
2023 saw more cloud-based intrusions and data breach-based extortion. Cyber extortion and ransomware, plus election-related disinformation, are likely to be key concerns in 2024, too.
A Missouri school district northwest of St. Louis moved to remote learning on Tuesday and Wednesday after unexpected activity disrupted the district's network. The district is without Internet for the rest of the week.
Discovery Education's Experience program will connect educators and students to a collection of digital lessons, intuitive quizzes, activity-creation tools and professional learning resources.
During a recent class discussion in River Ridge High School’s New Teacher Academy, however, students suggested that the adult decision-makers have some misplaced priorities.
Apple Inc. is upgrading the security of its iMessage app, aiming to fend off a looming cybersecurity future threat: the advent of new advanced quantum computing attacks.
After a malware attack last week, the city of Coeur d'Alene's website is back online. The malicious code was first discovered Feb. 11, and affected systems were taken offline as the city worked to secure and restore services.
Lawmakers in the state are rushing to stop malicious computer-generated spoofs ahead of the 2024 presidential election with legislation to criminalize deepfakes and deceptive robocalls.
A local economic development authority is supporting a cybersecurity apprenticeship program at a public community college in Maryland, which helps people gain skills and security clearance for IT security jobs.
For aspiring art students, a partnership between Skillshare and Procreate has produced a series of online videos demonstrating how to merge the earliest cartooning concepts with the latest digital drawing tools.
This week, House Speaker Mike Johnson and Democratic leader Hakeem Jeffries announced the establishment of a new task force that will help Congress to better understand artificial intelligence and its related risks.