The state of West Virginia has set up a new website through Tutor.com to offer free test preparation and tutoring in 200 subjects, as well as help with job searches and applications, resumes and cover letters.
The states are challenging a proposed National Highway Traffic Safety Administration rule which, according to West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, would effectively mandate automakers to shift to electric vehicles.
The state, along with Tyler Technologies, has launched a clearinghouse designed to make title transfers quicker and less costly. Retailers, insurers, salvagers and fleet managers could benefit from the system.
West Virginia Chief Information Officer Josh Spence will be departing to a role in the private sector later this month. He will be replaced by another executive from the West Virginia Office of Technology.
The resources come via the $42 billion Broadband Equity, Access and Deployment Program through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The money will be used to connect un- and underserved parts of the state.
Starting this fall, public school systems like Monongalia County Schools will receive vehicles dubbed BEAST — battery electric alternative school transportation — that can go up to 150 miles on a full charge.
West Virginia CISO Danielle Cox has embedded RFID chips in her fingernails. She finds ease-of-use advantages and minimal downsides. Here’s her story, including why and how it’s done.
Sen. Joe Manchin announced the addition of some 86,000 unserved locations to West Virginia’s portion of the FCC broadband map. The map will be used to distribute funding to areas in need of Internet expansion.
Experts shared the benefits and risks posed by quickly emerging AI systems. In addition to the standard security concerns the technology brings, experts were quick to share some of the workforce efficiencies it provides as well.