Plus, New York program submits 31,000 unserved addresses to help inform broadband mapping effort, a new report outlines how policymakers can support libraries working to foster digital equity, and more.
The Federal Aviation Administration has approved the unsupervised flight of drones within the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test Site airspace, otherwise known as the New York Drone Corridor.
New York is serious about holding social media outlets accountable for distributing content designed to incite hatred or violence, with a plausible strategy to avoid the inevitable objections to limiting free speech.
Two years after Lockport City School District's use of facial recognition-capable cameras triggered controversy, a recent hearing gave critics and proponents a chance to speak up while the state prepares a report.
Chief Privacy Officer Michele Jones outlined how New York state is formalizing its strategy to protect residents’ data at the NASCIO Annual Conference in Louisville, Ky.
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul has announced $8.5 million will be put towards supporting companies commercializing technologies that focus on reducing greenhouse gas emissions across the state.
More than a quarter of some of New York's lowest-income households report no Internet subscriptions. And for others, the ability to connect to the Internet exists only in the palm of their hand — 8 percent in the state rely solely on a smartphone.
The city of Buffalo has accepted access to the CrowdStrike cybersecurity platform as part of a no-cost partnership with the state’s Joint Security Operations Center, which launched earlier this year.
More than 132,000 households in the state lack access to broadband. Some 29 towns, six school districts and four of the 10 tribal territories in the state have less than half of their residences with access to broadband.
Plus, the Colorado Broadband Deployment Board distributes a historic amount of funding; the New York Digital Inclusion Fund announces five innovation grants; a new program offers broadband support training for communities; and more.