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The five members of the new Vermont Community Broadband Board will funnel resources to local communications union districts, amplifying their efforts to extend reliable Internet to the farthest reaches of the state.
Members of a utility coalition led by American Electric Power have agreed to install EV charging stations along major highways running from Maine to Texas. The plan is for stations to be less than 100 miles apart.
When word got out that a sample of the late Anthony Bourdain's voice in a documentary was created by artificial intelligence, critics and skeptics took aim. But deepfake tech could change audio work forever.
A partnership between Electrify America and Valley Clean Air Now in California has led to thousands of rural households trading in their gas-powered cars for electric autos. Will other parts of rural America follow suit?
Between April 27 and July 16, hackers attacked Florida's unemployment insurance website. The criminals may have acquired up to about 58,000 Social Security numbers of unemployed Floridians, among other data.
Some state legislators feel it should be illegal for organizations to pay ransomware criminals, as payments may encourage more attacks. However, a number of cybersecurity experts have spoken against such bans.
Criminal ransomware attacks launched from Russia have shaken the U.S. but are not particularly valuable to Putin, experts say. The right political pressure could reduce this kind of cyber crime.
Yesterday, Cisco hosted a roundtable discussion about Internet access featuring local, regional and international perspectives. The speakers covered everything from accountability of leadership to Wi-Fi innovation.
A group of scammers used bots to accumulate and resell passport application appointments from the U.S. Department of State, which was forced to take its appointment system offline.
Pavel Tsurkan, an Estonian cyber criminal, has admitted that he devised a scheme that compromised over 1,000 devices and routers in order to facilitate various online crimes across the world.
Water may be among the least cyber-defended critical infrastructure sectors. Keeping it safe may include channeling more funds and training to tiny agencies and establishing voluntary guidelines.
The Lower Mississippi River SmartPort and Resilience Center project will collect crowdsourced sediment and shoaling data from eight ports along the Mississippi River to gain insights into obstacles affecting river traffic.
The massive utility anticipates it will move about 10,000 miles of electric lines underground to reduce the likelihood of destructive wildfires in Northern California. No clear timeline has been given.
Federal climate policy focused on areas like renewable energy and energy efficiency could bring 5,200 jobs to rural Kansas, according to research. Rural America in general would benefit from such policy.
Supporting one — voting rights or election security — doesn't mean the other must be tossed to the side. Political parties and the media have created a false narrative that threatens to further divide the country.
Although the Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection is working to automate gun registrations, gun advocates have filed another legal complaint about the slowness of registration.
The Colorado Governor’s Office of Information Technology is looking for its next chief information security officer. Deborah Blyth will remain in the position until Aug. 13 before rejoining the private sector.
Utah Gov. Spencer Cox has appointed Department of Human Services Director Christopher Bramwell as the state’s first Department of Government Operations privacy officer. He will focus on protecting residents’ personal data.
Loter is temporarily replacing Saad Bashir until the next mayor appoints a permanent CTO. While in the role, Loter plans to focus on supporting a hybrid workforce, employee soft skill training and equity.
Although California’s aggressive electric vehicle campaign aims to curb climate change, the move could still do substantial damage to the planet based on how battery materials are extracted.