Philadelphia's CDO steps down, prompting reorganization
After seven years with the city, Tim Wisniewski will end his role as Philadelphia's chief data officer at the New Year.
Cities are preparing to sue FCC over new 'unlawful' 5G antenna rules
The mayor of Seattle, a leading city in the dispute, announced it will appeal rules she called an "overreach by the Trump administration."
Philadelphia names Mark Wheeler as permanent CIO
Wheeler, a longtime public servant who had been the interim CIO, says diversity, the issue that first opened the chief information officer's seat, belongs in the city's technology agency.
5G technology will be the backbone of smart cities, as long as it's secured, retired generals say
Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander James L. Jones and retired Air Force Major General Robert Wheeler were both optimistic that the next wave of wireless technology will be the safest.
Illinois makes its statewide technology agency a permanent part of government
After creating the Department of Innovation and Technology by executive order in 2016, Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a bill codifying its place in the state government.
California Senate passes 'gold standard' net neutrality bill, New York may follow
It's the most comprehensive state-led effort countering the FCC's vote to repeal net neutrality.
California's net neutrality bill hits a legislative snag
Proponents of the measure to restore net neutrality in the state say a Senate committee's analysis was "like it was literally written by lobbyists" for ISPs.
Mayors pledge to refuse business from vendors opposed to net neutrality rules
A group of city and county leaders are encouraging others from around the country to join their "name and shame" campaign.
Philadelphia releases CIO Charles Brennan
After two years with the city, the technology official has been told that "a change in leadership is appropriate."