Cities ply data against declining economic mobility
Under a new initiative funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, 10 cities will track data with the goal of reducing income inequality and boosting economic opportunity for individuals and families.
Balance tech growth with social responsibility, says Sacramento's mayor
Darrell Steinberg advocated for government policies and attitudes that lift up all parts of society simultaneously.
In rural Alaska, new internet service is set to transform daily life
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
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
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
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
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
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
The funding is a central piece of the city's evolving strategy to build the regional tech economy.