Tags Civic Tech

Community IoT network launches in Charlottesville, Va.

by • 2 weeks ago

Early partnerships with educational institutions and community groups will make this a project everyone can use and build together, organizers say.

D.C. developers present futuristic traffic, environmental apps for civic challenge

by • 3 months ago

As part of the capital's GigabitxDC Challenge, semifinalists showcased mobile innovations that found new uses for the next generation of wireless technology.

Code for America asks public for ideas that transform government

by • 4 months ago

Accepted proposal writers will present their ideas at the nonprofit's annual Summit event in May.

'Govhacks' survey points to crucial role for technology in government

by • 5 months ago

A 'Govhacks' survey from Accenture revealed the need for technology in government innovation.

New York City child services gives new tablet computers to all child abuse investigators

by • 6 months ago

More than 2,000 caseworkers will be equipped with Microsoft Surface Pro devices, which will give them access to critical files while in the field, the city says.

California state lawmaker calls for resignations of DMV, technology directors

by • 6 months ago

Vince Fong, a Republican state assemblyman, demanded new leadership via a Facebook video this week.

Former Ohio CIO Stu Davis lands at data analytics firm Sense Corp

by • 6 months ago

Davis, who resigned last month after nearly eight years as the state's top IT official, will be a managing director in the company's public-sector division.

Startup in Residence launches 81 local-government projects for small tech companies to solve

by • 6 months ago

The projects will address transit, housing, public safety and other issues for 28 participating governments.

New York City launches a smartphone threat-detection app

by • 7 months ago

NYC Secure will tell New Yorkers if their phones encounter unsafe networks. The city insists it's not tracking users.

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