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.
California to get help from Pentagon on wildfires
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
The expansion is the fulfillment of a two-year, $3.6 million contract to reach all 58 counties.
California CISO Peter Liebert announces resignation
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
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
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
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'
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
California Chief Information Officer Amy Tong says digital transformation should focus heavily on business needs to be effective.