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Phishing incident gets Oregon.gov blacklisted by Microsoft email services

by Colin Wood • 5 months ago

State employees are no longer able to correspond with residents who are using several popular email services.

Data dashboard tweaks earn North Dakota prize in Microsoft hackfest

by Mark Satter • 7 months ago

North Dakota’s Information Technology Department beat out six other teams from Texas, Minnesota and Indiana.

'Hopper' tool could help cities prevent traffic fatalities with data

by Jason Shueh • 10 months ago

It's a web application that analyzes road conditions and predicts where traffic collisions are most likely to occur.

Rhode Island lost access to years of emails in system upgrade

by Colin Wood • 11 months ago

The state accidentally lost access to years of archived emails during an upgrade to Microsoft's cloud email services in 2015, watchdog Ken Block says.

Illinois' chatbot hackathon produces 'incredibly creative' tools for state government

by Colin Wood • 11 months ago

The two-day event designed to enhance service delivery is part of the state technology office's growing effort to pull from the private sector for new ideas.

Atlanta evaluates AI chatbot for 311 service

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 year ago

City officials say the new tool would provide users information in a conversational style and make its service request platform more efficient.

TV white space is the solution to rural broadband, says Microsoft president

by Cassandra Stephenson • 1 year ago

As Congress rallies for new policy and funding to meet the more than 22 million rural Americans lacking broadband access, Microsoft's president outlines one potential tech-based solution.

Mapping collision-prone intersections in Seattle, New York and New Orleans

by Jason Shueh • 2 years ago

In an effort to end traffic deaths, Microsoft and Datakind team up on a study showing where and why vehicles collide.

Boosting smart city inclusion, Microsoft and partners launch accessibility toolkit

by Jake Williams • 2 years ago

While sensor-enabled and connected cities will drive government forward, private and public sectors agree that making technology and services accessible to those with disabilities is essential.

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