Ryan Johnston

City

Philadelphia ready to install 100 free Wi-Fi kiosks

by Ryan Johnston • 6 days ago

The city has announced the next phase of its partnership with Intersection, which will install and maintain the devices around the city.

City

Mini-backed incubator launches fifth class of startup companies

by Ryan Johnston • 1 week ago

Urban-X announced its fifth group of startups companies, each of which will receive $100,000 and access to a network of engineers and designers to develop technology-driven solutions to urban challenges.

City

NYPD to deploy 14 drones across city

by Ryan Johnston • 1 week ago

The department's technical assistance response unit will use the drones to assist officers in certain investigations.

State

Microsoft expands rural broadband initiative to 25 states

by Ryan Johnston • 2 weeks ago

Its Airband initiative is slated to provide high-speed internet to three million people by 2022.

City

Sidewalk Labs claims its Toronto 'smart neighborhood' will create more than 9,000 jobs

by Ryan Johnston • 2 weeks ago

Google's urban-innovation offshoot also said 40 percent of residential units in its Quayside development will be priced at below-market rates, but a housing expert said that won't solve Toronto's housing problems.

State

Colorado CIO Suma Nallapati to resign in January

by Ryan Johnston • 3 weeks ago

Nallapati, Colorado's chief information officer since 2014, will become Dish Network's chief digital officer in January, when Gov.-elect Jared Polis takes office.

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