'A dozen' big cities are designing or considering 'digital twins'
Phoenix, New York and Las Vegas are among the cities considering creating digital models of their cities, according to a vendor that sells that technology.
Las Vegas will build a 'digital twin' to reduce carbon emissions
Software company Cityzenith will construct a virtual model of Downtown Las Vegas to help the city reduce building emissions and noise pollution.
Cloud security is like an 'all-you-can-eat buffet'
A panel of cybersecurity and IT officials likened the menu of tools available to secure cloud environments to a bottomless Las Vegas feast.
Las Vegas combines transit, bike-share payment into one app
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada claims in to be the first to integrate its transit and bike share systems into one mobile app.
For rapid housing relief, Nevada's biggest county went digital
New software from IBM eliminated the need for Clark County, Nevada's 2.2 million residents to visit an office in person to drop off applications for housing assistance.
Las Vegas reports experiencing 'cyber compromise'
City officials acknowledged a network security incident that may result in brief service interruptions to residents, but few details of the event have been disclosed.
LocalSmart city winners emphasize flexibility, empathy in service
The winners of the GoldenGov: City Executive of the Year award say their passion for their work and the citizens they serve define their public sector careers.
Las Vegas tests new sensors to make one-way streets safer
A yearlong pilot with Nevada, Dell and NTT uses infrared and lidar to detect collisions and monitor for cars going the wrong direction on one-way streets.
Business group says it's building $7.5 billion 'smart city' inside Las Vegas
"Bleutech Park," backed in part by Cisco, claims it will include robotic security services, buildings made from "self-healing concrete" and an augmented-reality mode.