Tags Los Angeles

Data-science collaboration in LA earns global smart-city award

by • 3 months ago

Los Angeles was the only U.S. city to be recognized this year, honored for its work with colleges and universities promoting data-driven decision making.

Cities and their residents need 'honest conversation' on cybersecurity

by • 3 months ago

Residents lacking technical knowledge need help understanding the new threats they face online, said panelists at a smart-city conference in Barcelona.

‘Way too many people’ are driving alone in Los Angeles, metro CIO says

by • 4 months ago

LA Metro's Joshua Schank says his office's top priority is to encourage other modes of transit besides driving solo. 

Los Angeles announces blockchain pitch competition

by • 5 months ago

"Block Tank LA" will feature four entrepreneurs competing for more than $50,000 and a chance to pilot their ideas with the city.

LA Cyber Lab launches threat platform, mobile app for local businesses

by • 5 months ago

They can't catch zero-day exploits yet, officials say, but the new capabilities should give small and midsize businesses a leg up on cyberthreats.

LA controller debuts data-driven youth development strategy

by • 7 months ago

His plan would use wellness and achievement data to better understand the risks that Los Angeles youth face on a day-to-day basis.

Los Angeles city controller updates online property map to boost housing, economy

by • 8 months ago

Los Angeles isn't making the most of its nearly 14,000 government-owned properties. City Controller Ron Galperin wants to do something about it.

'Smart city' initiatives are creating a flood of new data

by • 11 months ago

As municipal devices tuck away trillions of terabytes of data, smart-city experts say they don't have the workforce or infrastructure to parse the information.

LA mayor wants $80 million to refresh police department's 'backwards' technology

by • 11 months ago

Many of the department's workstations are more than seven years old and can reportedly take as long as 20 minutes to boot up.