Cisco announces hotspot delivery program in Michigan

by • 2 months ago

A Cisco program will deliver outdoor Wi-Fi hotspots to 50 libraries and community centers around Detroit.

Want to collaborate on cyber? Just ask, city officials say

by • 3 months ago

Getting state and local governments to work together is all about knowing who to call and being persistent about it, speakers said during an online conference.

Michigan taps CIO to lead tech and budget department

by • 3 months ago

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer praised CIO Brom Stibitz's management of the state's IT needs during the pandemic in naming him to lead an agency that also oversees the state budget.

Michigan prepares to automate expungement of criminal records

by • 3 months ago

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's signing of recent criminal-justice reform bills notches another victory for Code for America's "Clear My Record" program.

Michigan sponsors unmanned boat research

by • 3 months ago

Already a big sponsor of autonomous vehicle research, a new Michigan office dedicated to the future of transportation looks to the water.

CIOs hope pandemic gives tech 'permanent seat at the table'

by • 3 months ago

A group of state and city IT leaders said the pandemic's made their departments more important than ever.

Right-wing scammers indicted over robocall spreading disinformation about voting by mail

by • 4 months ago

Two bumbling GOP scammers face charges over a robocall that discouraged people in Detroit and other cities from voting.

Nation-state hackers 'rattling at our doorknob,' election official tells Congress

by • 5 months ago

"We’ve got to keep our eye on the other balls" even as COVID-19 upends everything, Kentucky Secretary of State Michael Adams told members of Congress.

Michigan catches robocall spreading disinformation about voting by mail

by • 5 months ago

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson said she and the Michigan attorney general are investigating the call, which appears to be the work of two bumbling right-wing scam artists.