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New York City launches its own vaccine proof app
The new app launched just as Mayor Bill de Blasio said that proof of vaccination against COVID-19 will be required to enter public venues like restaurants.
Chattanooga to stream public video, data feeds with 'Smart Corridor+'
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga received a $1.37 million grant from the National Science Foundation to build an online portal for smart city researchers to study the city's downtown.
NYU data lab launches incubator for city data projects
"City Incubator" at NYU's Open Data Policy Lab promises to help 10 local government technology officials from around the world develop their projects.
Maryland will hire data and privacy officers, Gov. Hogan says
Gov. Larry Hogan also said the state will get guidance on data security from a "senior-level" National Security Agency analyst.
Urban innovation requires us to imagine a world that doesn’t yet exist
We’re building for a future urban world that is speculative and likely full of unanticipated surprises.
Memphis, Tenn., fostered data culture through competition, mayor says
Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland said monthly meetings that publicized agency figures pushed city leaders to embrace data and improve their numbers.
Georgia's new CIO to focus on customer service and citizen engagement
Broadband, said Georgia CIO Shawnzia Thomas, is also a priority as the state continues to weather the COVID-19 pandemic.
Texas aims to emulate FedRAMP with 'TexRAMP' for cloud vendors
A new cloud security program is one of several new cybersecurity programs underway in Texas, which also plans to recruit volunteer incident response teams.
California tech department stops charging agencies for security services
A change in the state's new budget means agencies no longer have to reimburse the California Department of Technology for cybersecurity functions.