California, Texas slated to benefit most from new FCC broadband fund
An internal analysis of the FCC's new $20.4 billion rural broadband initiative breaks down how many homes and businesses in each state can expect to be connected to high-speed internet.
Facial-recognition ban in Cambridge, Mass., marks a trend
Absent federal regulations on government's use of facial recognition, more states and localities are coming up with their own rules and prohibitions.
Time to level up your 'smart city' tech, says Baltimore DevOps chief
Most cities only have "Level 1" internet-of-things devices. It's time to start connecting them, says Baltimore director of digital DevOps Jet Lu.
Cities need specialists to keep pace with emerging tech, experts say
Panelists at the Consumer Electronics Show suggested cities hire people — which they referred to as "lookers" — to manage civic-tech pilot projects.