Despite legitimate concerns about misinformation online, there are also some major benefits to our increased reliance on the Internet to obtain information, including how it has helped to alter government transparency.
The Grand Forks Chamber of Commerce and JLG Architects are seeking a $10 million grant, a portion of the $70 million dedicated by the North Dakota Legislature to career and technical education centers across the state.
In addition to new COVID-related policies, Monroe County Community School Corp. in Indiana approved buying new Versatrans software for bus drivers to route, report, monitor attendance and communicate with parents.
The university’s first-ever online winter session attracted over 2,200 students, almost three-quarters of whom were juniors and seniors. The university is preparing this year’s course list with upperclassmen in mind.
By using telehealth and collaborating with the Cleveland Clinic, Akron’s EMTs and paramedics can now let patients talk to a physician before they make the trip to the emergency room, getting them care faster.
The LED lights use about 75 percent less electricity than other lights, and a study found people on the street during the darkest hours of the night found the lights effective even when dimmed to 30 percent output.
St. Louis County, Mo., said they will no longer use YouTube to host video recordings of public meetings after YouTube again temporarily blocked video of a meeting with false or unproven claims about COVID-19.
An internal audit implies the California Public Employees’ Retirement System has had trouble tracking retiree deaths, losing tens of millions in the process. One employee disputes the extent of the issue.
Ford Motor Co. and Argo AI have joined forces with Walmart to roll out an autonomous vehicle delivery service in Washington, D.C.; Miami, Fla.; and Austin, Texas. The service is expected to grow to other cities.
Coral Springs is about to become the latest Florida city to deploy surveillance cameras on objects like traffic light poles. The city will start off with 10 cameras and continue to add to the system.
The nearly 205-year-old school in West Hartford, Conn. is offering online bilingual courses in English, mathematics, science and social studies to deaf children worldwide, ages 12 to 16, supplementary to other schooling.
A Maryland school district reversed its policy that students had to keep backpacks in their lockers after school-provided devices, carried by hand, started getting dropped, slammed into walls or otherwise damaged.
North East Independent School District has warned close to 5,000 current and former employees that their data could have been compromised by an intruder last month who accessed the email account of a payroll employee.
Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, handed down a ruling in the Epic Games v. Apple antitrust case that has the potential to bring changes to the App Store.
In recent years, social media research and large-scale social network experiments have shown that family and friends could be more effective than public health officials in terms of directing useful information.
West Virginia continues preparations for investing $138 million in federal American Rescue Plan funds committed to broadband Internet expansion by accurately mapping statewide availability, or lack thereof.
Editorial staff of The Virginian-Pilot argue that the state’s plan, approved in 2018, is paying dividends by creating innovations, filling much-needed jobs, and drawing students and businesses in the cybersecurity space.
Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker has said he will quickly sign a bill that calls for green economy expansion and the closure of all coal-fired power plants in the state by 2045. Critics say the bill would cut too many jobs.
Branch Technologies, a company based in Chattanooga, Tenn., is trying to change the way building structures are created with its 3D printing process. The company recently received a $300,000 state grant.
A Florida judge has ruled that a Costco website doesn’t violate user privacy with tracking software and that the situation is not akin to being illegally wiretapped. Other cases have received similar rulings recently.
Launched in June, the Public Education Department’s program has helped 110 school districts, tribal-affiliated and charter schools apply for more than $65 million in federal aid. A new application window starts Sept. 28.