North Carolina opens virtual exploration with help from Google's 360-degree backpack cameras
The North Carolina Department of Information Technology is using Google's Trekker program to preserve 360-degree journeys through cultural, natural and historical landmarks.
Louisville, Ky., loses Google Fiber after company placed lines too shallow
Google said it will end service in Louisville on April 15, though the city says it has other options, including a growing municipal fiber network.
Sidewalk Labs claims its Toronto 'smart neighborhood' will create more than 9,000 jobs
Google's urban-innovation offshoot also said 40 percent of residential units in its Quayside development will be priced at below-market rates, but a housing expert said that won't solve Toronto's housing problems.
Cloud sets the baseline for analytics, cost savings in Arizona
Arizona CIO Morgan Reed says the state's cloud-first policy has resulted in millions of dollars of savings for the state and set the baseline for better data analysis.
Colorado takes 'major leap' into public cloud, sees cost savings
Colorado's CTO David McCurdy tells StateScoop about how the state is diving deeper into cloud and the cost savings that are coming from the effort.
Sidewalk Labs proposes third-party data storage for Quayside project
The technology partner for the smart city project has been quiet on data storage and privacy issues in the past.
Here's what Toronto's smart neighborhood might actually look like
We now know the kind of wood that will be used, but officials are still staying quiet on how the neighborhood will collect and use data.
Facebook and Google take different stances toward states' new rules on political ad disclosures
Google is suspending political ads in Washington state, while Facebook simply says state authorities have raised "important questions."
Congress introduces Geospatial Data Act to the delight of GIS advocates
If passed, the legislation is thought to fill gaps in geospatial data governance left vacant for more than 20 years.