Lindsay McKenzie

City

Dallas police, fire trying 'what3words' location technology

by Lindsay McKenzie

Dallas' fire and police departments are trying out what3words, a location technology that uses word sequences to describe precise locations.

City

Pittsburgh plans to close digital divide by 2027

by Lindsay McKenzie

A new Digital Equity Coalition plans to close the Pittsburgh digital divide within the next five years.

County & Local

As Hurricane Ian rages, FCC issues new guidance on emergency alerts 

by Lindsay McKenzie

Amid Hurricane Ian, the FCC urged broadcasters and managers of emergency alert systems to stop transmitting alerts from legacy systems

Digital Services

Five 'Safety Net Innovation Lab' states try mobile tools to boost assistance programs

by Lindsay McKenzie

Code for America said the first five states in its new Safety Net Innovation Lab are making their assistance programs more accessible.

State

Alabama to funnel $83M into broadband expansion

by Lindsay McKenzie

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced the state will spend American Rescue Plan funds to improve broadband access across the state's rural expanse.

City

San Francisco police gain live access to private surveillance cameras

by Lindsay McKenzie

San Francisco police will be able to access live video feeds of privately owned surveillance cameras after a board of supervisors vote.

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