New NTIA broadband map highlights digital divide
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration's new map shows the broadband shortages in areas like tribal lands and minority-serving institutions.
FCC approves $7.1 billion in broadband funds for schools and libraries
The new fund for schools and libraries to improve their internet and devices was approved as part of the American Rescue Plan.
New Jersey, Rutgers U. choose vendor for CAV testing facility
Rutergs' transportation center has selected Iteris to help build a facility for researching connected and autonomous vehicles.
South Carolina, Apple to build computer labs promoting digital equity
The state plans to use pandemic relief funds to build computer labs for people who live near the University of South Carolina and a historically Black college.
Northern Virginia city, Virginia Tech plan smart-city test bed
Falls Church, a Washington, D.C., suburb will collaborate with Virginia Tech on a 44-acre smart city site to pilot emerging and connected transportation technologies.
COVID-19, One Year In — A StateScoop & EdScoop Special Report
The past year was tough — here's what leaders across state and local government, and higher education, are thinking about as they move forward.
Former Minneapolis CIO lands in K-12 cybersecurity job
Fadi Fadhil left the city government in December to work for Palo Alto Networks as a cybersecurity consultant specializing in the education sector.
VR, digital assistants among projects in first STIR Labs cohort
Challenges surrounding climate change, transportation, housing and civic technology will be addressed by 17 research partnerships starting in February.
FHWA pumps $50 million into 'advanced' transportation technology
"Smart" traffic signals, pedestrian counters and other connected vehicle and infrastructure projects were recently funded by the Federal Highway Administration.
Cyberattacks against K-12 schools growing more aggressive, CISA warns
More than half of all ransomware attacks against state and local entities targeted school districts as the new academic year began this fall, according to a new advisory from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.