Waze launches data-sharing integration for cities with Google Cloud
The route-finding app will integrate its anonymized, shared data into Google Cloud to make it easier for cities to analyze it.
Sidewalk Labs releases master plan for Quayside project in Toronto
The urban technology subsidiary of Google parent Alphabet released a four-volume, 1,500-page master plan detailing its intentions for a brand-new neighborhood.
Congress wants answers from Google on location database used by law enforcement
The House Energy and Commerce Committee sent questions to the company about its "Sensorvault" database, which contains location data of hundreds of millions of users.
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.