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NYC's latest moonshot challenge targets cybersecurity for small businesses

by Colin Wood • 2 weeks ago

The city discovered in a recent survey that small business owners are aware of cyber threats but are largely unequipped to address them.

Portland, Oregon, installs 200 traffic sensors as it aims to fill up 'data lake'

by Benjamin Freed • 5 months ago

The additional technology arrives as city council prepares to vote on the Smart Cities PDX initiative.

Building a smart city from scratch is as hard as it sounds

by Ryan Johnston • 6 months ago

Groundbreaking developments near Toronto, Boston and Phoenix are revealing early challenges around data privacy, social stewardship, and understanding the intangible qualities that entice people to move to a new city.

StateScoop's Top Women in Technology 2018

by StateScoop Staff • 8 months ago

StateScoop's Top Women in Technology 2018

Vermont fills out cybersecurity advisory team with new appointments

by Colin Wood • 12 months ago

Four nongovernment members have been appointed to a team charged with advising the governor's office on how to keep the state's networks secure.

Gigabit internet should be a universal utility in San Francisco, says city report

by Colin Wood • 1 year ago

A panel convened by Supervisor Mark Farrell concludes that internet has graduated from a luxury to an essential component of living.

Municipal broadband advocates cry foul amid Seattle mayoral race

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 year ago

As the city takes another look at municipal broadband, the region's dominant internet service providers put their money behind the candidate who would oppose government's entrance to the market.

NYCx effort will be New York’s next pipeline for smart city innovation

by Jason Shueh • 1 year ago

Mayor Bill de Blasio has pulled back the curtain on NYCx, a civic tech initiative that will test smart city solutions through startup collaboration.

'Financial ecosystem' pilot streamlines payment processing in Idaho

by Colin Wood • 1 year ago

A new check imaging service is the latest piece of a common system for simplifying payment operations in state government.

Even smart cities have a big transportation gap, study shows

by Jason Shueh • 1 year ago

Economic forces have created a death of intercity travel options, new analysis shows, even in leading smart cities like Columbus, Ohio.

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