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LA mayor wants $80 million to refresh police department's 'backwards' technology
Many of the department's workstations are more than seven years old and can reportedly take as long as 20 minutes to boot up.
Los Angeles launches earthquake detection app
ShakeAlertLA runs on data collected by a network of seismic sensors designed to give residents precious seconds to brace themselves for major tremors.
LA transit embraces QR codes and optical readers
The city has upgraded its subway and train stations with optical readers that officials say will shorten transfer times.
LA launches CyberLab to share more threat information with region's businesses
The new tech platform and public-private partnership aims to protect critical IT infrastructure and aid businesses to fight cyberattacks in real time.
L.A.'s new tech spending policy outlines 'consultant' role for IT agency
Under a new plan, the city’s IT department works alongside — but does not control — other agencies’ IT efforts.
Los Angeles IT department jumps into action as fire rages near city boundary
The city’s information technology department is providing support to fire and emergency personnel as officials work to contain the San Fernando fire.
Los Angeles mayor appoints tech adviser after CTO departure
On the same day that Los Angeles CTO Peter Marx told StateScoop he had left city government, Mayor Eric Garcetti reshuffled his technology leadership.
Los Angeles CTO leaves to join GE Digital
Peter Marx, who became the chief technology officer under Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti in April 2015, has left city government for the private sector.
Google Fiber eyes L.A., Chicago for super-fast service
The cities still must meet Google's data, infrastructure access, permitting and construction requirements.