Tags Los Angeles

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

by • 3 weeks 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 • 2 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 • 2 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 • 4 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 • 5 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 • 8 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 • 8 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.

Los Angeles ditches mainframe for California's data center

by • 8 months ago

The city has signed a three-year $10.5 million deal that officials say will free it from legacy infrastructure that is weighing down progress.

Los Angeles launches earthquake detection app

by • 11 months ago

ShakeAlertLA runs on data collected by a network of seismic sensors designed to give residents precious seconds to brace themselves for major tremors.