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In rural Alaska, new internet service is set to transform daily life

by Colin Wood • 5 months ago

The state's chief information officer says a recent tour of the region's new internet infrastructure revealed burgeoning opportunities for a once disconnected people.

Colorado reboots one-stop small business portal

by Ryan Duffy • 5 months ago

The new mobile-friendly website replaces a decade-old service that did not work well with modern devices.

How West Sacramento plans to become the smartest small city in America

by Colin Wood • 6 months ago

New technologies play a central role in longtime Mayor Christopher Cabaldon's vision for making his city the best place to raise a family or find talented workers.

Houston, China partner on biomedical innovation center

by Mark Satter • 6 months ago

The agreement to collaborate with the city of Suzhou, specifically around biomedical sciences and biotechnology, comes as President Trump continues his trade war with China.

Except Utah, state governments are way behind in AI use

by Colin Wood • 7 months ago

New research shows that state government is one of the slowest adopters of what Gartner calls “the most disruptive class of technologies” going today.

Not waiting for the feds, Ohio representatives approve rural broadband fund

by Colin Wood • 7 months ago

If passed by the state Senate by the end of the year, an additional 0 million in annual funding would be made available for new networks.

Sacramento opens applications for $1 million in innovation grants

by Colin Wood • 7 months ago

The funding is a central piece of the city's evolving strategy to build the regional tech economy.

Columbus, Ohio, wants you to test drive an electric vehicle at its experience center

by Chloe Kim • 8 months ago

Slated to open in June, the Smart Columbus Experience Center is part of the Ohio capital city's push to encourage adoption of electric vehicles and other sustainable technologies.

IoT research center, aiming to get a slice of multibillion-dollar industry, opens near Indianapolis

by Colin Wood • 8 months ago

The facility was built through a public-private partnership and already has 59 members.

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