MiamiCoin creator says 'every startup city' will get a coin within two years

by • 5 days ago

CityCoins founder Patrick Stanley said he's planning to expand to new locations.

Miami has a new source of income: cryptocurrency

by • 2 weeks ago

Commissioners voted to allow the city to dip into proceeds of the cryptocurrency, which so far total $4.3 million in value.

Miami plans to build vertical airports for flying taxis by 2024

by • 7 months ago

Miami has signed an agreement with the "urban electric jet" company Archer to develop additional transit capacity in the air.

Miami's new digital tool lets people start businesses from a mobile phone

by • 8 months ago

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez has announced the city's new "eStart" tool, which allows users to apply for business licenses and permits from their phones.

How the pandemic sparked Miami's data-driven culture shift

by • 12 months ago

Miami CIO Michael Sarasti told StateScoop the city's "data-driven culture" was made legitimate by the pressures of the ongoing health crisis.

Denver tech agency considers upgraded digital services, messaging

by • 1 year ago

The Denver City Council is ready to vote on a proposal that would mean a $1.9 million upgrade contract with OpenCities, a Microsoft-owned software maker.

Underserved students in four cities are about to get free Wi-Fi

by • 1 year ago

The consulting group Ignite Cities is helping to provide Wi-Fi access in neighborhoods in Chicago, New Orleans, Miami and Columbia, South Carolina, to support distance learning during the pandemic.

New York City has been on two 'work streams' during pandemic, CIO says

by • 1 year ago

Citywide CIO Jessica Tisch said the pandemic forced her agency to rush new services online, while also supporting a pivot to remote work for thousands of staff.

Code for America announces latest group of Community Fellows

by • 2 years ago

Seventeen fellows spread across seven U.S. cities will work on projects that include housing-data portals, resource maps for formerly incarcerated people and a food-stamp app.