Kansas' digital services app has reached one-third of eligible users, IT chief says
Kansas Chief Information Technology Officer Lee Allen said the state's iKan mobile app has been downloaded by more than 350,000 of the state's residents since its April 2018 launch.
More state legislatures are scrutinizing facial recognition technology
California is among the states considering a statewide ban, while some software makers and state leaders call for federal regulation.
Amazon and Google devices can now look up Iowa government services
Iowa joins a growing list of states seeking new ways to provide information to the public.
Seattle innovation council tackles homelessness, social services in first projects
The group comprised of local technology companies, university deans and city leaders has named seven new technology projects designed to improve life for the city's residents.
Utah expands AI use with Google Home notary quiz
The Beehive State continues to build on its reputation as a fervent supporter of artificial intelligence as it seeks new ways to ease the public's interactions with state government.
What it means to be a 'smart city' in 2018 — and why we should consider another name
From railroads to sewers to paved roads, cities must improve their infrastructure to avoid fading away. "Smart city" upgrades add a different dimension to the story.
The next generation of flood monitoring is being built in Southeastern Virginia
Newport News, Norfolk, and Virginia Beach are among the cities testing sensor stations that will allow predictive alerts.
Voice assistants are helping Utah keep the conversation going with citizens
Devices like the Amazon Echo are the latest channel the state's government is using to "maintain interest and outreach" for services.
Indiana launches travel advisories skill for Amazon Alexa
The state says it's putting one of its most requested pieces of content in a more convenient format.