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City

TV white space is the solution to rural broadband, says Microsoft president

by Cassandra Stephenson • 2 years ago

As Congress rallies for new policy and funding to meet the more than 22 million rural Americans lacking broadband access, Microsoft's president outlines one potential tech-based solution.

City

Houston caps intelligent transportation system with $33.6 million TransCore contract

by Cassandra Stephenson • 2 years ago

In an attempt to keep pace with exploding population numbers, government will work with the vendor to deploy cameras, connected signals, and sensors at hundreds of sites around the city.

City

MIT's five-day drone perfect for disaster response

by Cassandra Stephenson • 2 years ago

The 150-pound drone can fly for approximately five days straight, researchers say, while carrying essential telecommunications equipment to areas of need during emergencies.

State

Drone use in cities, states would gain guidance under Safe Drone Act

by Cassandra Stephenson • 2 years ago

Recent legislation would establish new authority under the Federal Aviation Administration and clarify local policy and requirements as technology offices around the country wait for takeoff.

County & Local

GIS platform puts Miami-Dade ‘leaps and bounds ahead’ for mosquito season, officials say

by Cassandra Stephenson • 2 years ago

After scrambling to control last summer’s Zika virus outbreak, officials say the county is prepared to combat mosquito-borne disease with the help of integrated map and data technology.

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