Ohio pushes for air traffic control system for drones in latest strategic plan
An official from the state's transportation department said it can't focus only on building out more highway lanes forever.
NYPD to deploy 14 drones across city
The department's technical assistance response unit will use the drones to assist officers in certain investigations.
California is planning a technology conference to help it fight wildfires
After the most destructive and deadly year for wildfires in recent memory, state officials will look to innovate ways to combat future blazes.
Ohio cities sign up to be autonomous-vehicle testing grounds
Columbus, Athens, Dublin and Marysville entered agreements with the state to open their roads and infrastructure to self-driving and connected cars.
After Maria, Puerto Rico sees blank canvas for innovation, cloud
Puerto Rico's CIO Luis Arocho explains how the territory can embrace innovation and modernization during the course of recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Maria.
Federal officials say drones present an emergent cybersecurity risk
Government is now dividing the task of managing new threats they expect to arrive from the sky.
Helping governors stay ahead of the innovation curve
Commentary: Brian Sandoval, governor of Nevada and 2017-18 chair of the National Governors Association, urges governors to keep pace with rapidly changing energy and transportation technologies.
'Internet of things' poised for greatest impact, local IT leaders say
IoT, artificial intelligence, blockchain and autonomous systems top the list of most impactful emerging technologies for local government, according to a new infographic from the Public Technology Institute.
A 'major win' for the geospatial community awaits president's signature
Experts say the Geospatial Data Act will address longstanding shortcomings in national standards and policies.
Drones assist in search for missing kangaroo after escape from Florida man's wildlife sanctuary
The Florida Highway Patrol is using two drones to search for the kangaroo, which went missing Monday.