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More state legislatures are scrutinizing facial recognition technology

by • 1 week ago

California is among the states considering a statewide ban, while some software makers and state leaders call for federal regulation.

California to get help from Pentagon on wildfires

by • 2 weeks ago

The state will use data from a Cold War-era satellite to track new wildfires and expand its use of aerial drones, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday.

California announces statewide expansion of Code for America food stamp tool

by • 3 weeks ago

The expansion is the fulfillment of a two-year, $3.6 million contract to reach all 58 counties.

California CISO Peter Liebert announces resignation

by • 1 month ago

He helped deploy the state's first security operations center and built the state's information security division into a 60-person team.

California hackathon to look for tech-driven solutions to state's deadly wildfires

by • 2 months ago

With the traditional start of wildfire season approaching, teams of developers will try to come up with new ways to detect blazes and help victims.

How a California county gained cloud-like benefits in its on-premises infrastructure

by • 2 months ago

San Mateo County’s CIO modernized legacy infrastructure using hyperconverged solutions, streamlining deployment and scaling of its data center resources.

Telecom industry opposes California 'throttling' bill after wildfires

by • 2 months ago

The telecom industry's biggest lobbying association is pushing back on a bill that would prohibit wireless carriers from throttling public safety agencies' data plans.

Report: Municipal broadband environment has gotten 'significantly worse'

by • 2 months ago

The number of municipally run networks has risen, but state lawmakers are also throwing up more roadblocks, according to a new report from BroadbandNow.

Procurement reform can help states transform in 'smaller chunks,' says California CIO

by • 2 months ago

California Chief Information Officer Amy Tong says digital transformation should focus heavily on business needs to be effective.