NYC debuts 'first' digital subway map of its kind

The technology to show users the locations and directions of trains in near real time on their mobile devices wasn't available a few years ago, said the MTA's Kevin Call.

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LA Cyber Lab praised as model for cities sharing threat intelligence

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Cybersecurity officials said the nonprofit organization, founded in 2017, has helped make it easier for small businesses in Southern California defend themselves against online threats.

Cruise to launch unmanned self-driving cars in San Francisco this year

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General Motors President Dan Ammann said his company will be the first to put unmanned self-driving vehicles on the roads of a major U.S. city.

Santa Fe, N.M., hopes for 'tech ecosystem' with university partnership

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The New Mexico capital, home to several universities and the Los Alamos National Laboratory, wants to become the “Silicon Valley of the Southwest."

How do cities pay for new technology? Not always with money.

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Creative partnerships with local startups allow some city innovation offices to fund new pilot projects when they're short on cash.

Facebook, US Ignite want communities to crowdsource AR, VR tools

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Three communities will be selected to hold challenges next year that find applications of AR and VR that support the public good.

New York City graduates first class of pandemic innovation fellows

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A class of 14 technologists helped the city complete several initiatives, including broadband mapping and a data dashboard to track hate crimes across the five boroughs.

CIOs hope pandemic gives tech 'permanent seat at the table'

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A group of state and city IT leaders said the pandemic's made their departments more important than ever.

Remote work marked 'culmination' of NYC Cyber Command's cloud initiatives, agency heads said

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Keeping the city government running even when no one's in the office has been a vindication, leaders of New York City's cybersecurity agency said.

Why local government needs more technologists

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Commentary: There are a lot of technologists working to make government better, but former Seattle open data manager David Doyle says it needs more.

Emotet is back and phishing state and local governments, CISA warns

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The credential-stealing malware took an extended spring break, but it's returned with a vengeance according to an alert from CISA and the MS-ISAC.