Houston partners with Microsoft to improve school safety with sensors
The city's deputy CIO says projects powered by environmental sensors like one in Aldine ISD could enable Houston to become "the smartest city in the world."
BlueKeep vulnerability a 'bleak' situation for local governments, Tenable CTO says
Local governments still running outdated versions of Microsoft Windows need to start installing patches regularly, says Tenable's Renaud Deraison.
Phishing incident gets Oregon.gov emails blacklisted by Microsoft, again
It's at least the third time in 12 months that a phishing attack has dinged the state's email reputation score.
Microsoft expands rural broadband initiative to 25 states
Its Airband initiative is slated to provide high-speed internet to three million people by 2022.
Phishing incident gets Oregon.gov blacklisted by Microsoft email services
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
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
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
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
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.