Police need public's trust before adopting new technologies, officials say
Emerging technologies like drones and data analytics can help police, but they need community acceptance first, speakers at a South by Southwest panel said.
Boston hires new chief data officer, elevates CISO role
Gregory McCarthy and Stefanie Costa Leabo represent two key personnel changes following the appointment of David Elges as city CIO last November.
Denver puts bus and rail info on Uber app
A Denver transit agency became the first to integrate its schedule into the ride-hailing app, and will soon start selling rail and bus passes through Uber, too.
New York City installs Waze GPS beacons in tunnels
The Bluetooth-connected devices allow drivers to maintain a GPS signal through four tunnels where coverage was previously unavailable.
Two Las Vegas roadways digitized for autonomous vehicles
Rules of the road have been put into a digital format and served up to highly autonomous vehicles operating in the region.
NYU's 'People-Led Innovation' project launches new website
NYU's GovLab and the Bertelsmann Foundation have published resources for city government officials interested in tapping their populations for new ideas.
Former Alaska CISO touts new statewide security contract
Shannon Lawson said new Gov. Mike Dunleavy asked for his resignation, but praised a new contract that empowers all public entities in the state to buy cybersecurity tools.
Boston hires D.C.'s David Elges as new chief information officer
Elges was most recently the CIO of Washington, D.C.'s Child and Family Services Agency.
West Virginia says 144 people voted using mobile blockchain app
Overseas residents like active-duty military members were able to cast their ballots in this year's election using the blockchain-backed Voatz mobile app.
New toolkit shows little cities how to buy like big ones
A new online tool developed by The Atlas guides small and midsize cities through "big city" tactics for doing business with the private sector.