Wi-Fi hot spots have become a technological lifeline for Seattle residents without consistent access to services of their own. The program, which started in 2015, allows anyone with a library card to use the devices for 21 days.
After two years of optimistic forecasts, blown deadlines, and pushback, it's fair to say returning to the office isn't going as planned, with data showing Seattle offices are 42 percent as full as they were pre-COVID.
For the fourth time in the past six years, the city has once again been recognized by a third party for purchasing contracts that require its vendors to meet a strict criteria related to sustainability.
Advances in technology and technique have turned weather into a booming piece of the tech sector with satellites, radars and developments in artificial intelligence, all aimed at making better predictions.
Plus, New Mexico has a new leader for its state broadband team; Baltimore is restructuring its digital equity work; FCC leadership is proposing an increase for minimum broadband speeds; and more.
Seattle's Avalanche Energy and Ultra Safe Nuclear Corporation received undisclosed amounts of funding from the Pentagon's Defense Innovation Unit to further develop two different approaches to small-scale nuclear power.