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Los Angeles launches earthquake detection app
ShakeAlertLA runs on data collected by a network of seismic sensors designed to give residents precious seconds to brace themselves for major tremors.
AWS announces winners of annual 'City on a Cloud' competition
Washington, D.C.; Los Angeles; and Asheville, North Carolina, are among the cities that were awarded for their creative uses of Amazon's cloud-computing platform.
LA transit embraces QR codes and optical readers
The city has upgraded its subway and train stations with optical readers that officials say will shorten transfer times.
Internet of Things sandbox opens in Los Angeles
The University of Southern California opens up its campus to the city and IoT companies for smart city experimentation.
City IT systems not ready for disaster, says Los Angeles controller
Ron Galperin is calling for tens of millions in ongoing capital investment to safeguard the city's critical IT systems.
LA's chief procurement officer could open doors for tech startups
The City of Los Angeles is conducting a national search for an official who will expand the city's IT buying options, while providing new opportunities to smaller companies.
L.A.'s newest data portal highlights where, when and why people get parking tickets
Designed to influence city policy, the new website provides a starting point for public discussion about an issue that's relatable to anyone who's ever parked in a bad spot.
L.A. expands smart-parking coverage area to 3 new communities
The city is installing more parking sensors to expand LA Express Park, an app-powered, sensor-fueled smart-parking program expected to eventually cover the entire city.
LA controller launches comprehensive property map, calls for creation of chief asset manager
A tool to find lost and unused properties and a person to do something about it are top of mind for the city controller's office.