Denver tech agency considers upgraded digital services, messaging

by • 2 weeks 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.

Houston offers technical training to low-income residents, students

by • 4 weeks ago

The City of Houston and Microsoft have announced a new training program to equip residents for technical career transitions during the pandemic.

Why AI might be the most under-used emergency response tool

by • 3 months ago

A new report from Microsoft makes a case for why emergency management agencies should be doing more with artificial intelligence.

Vermont, Microsoft partner to expand rural broadband

by • 5 months ago

The state and tech giant are installing mobile hotspots in dozens of rural communities to allow people to connect to the internet under a stay-at-home order.

Microsoft expands security offerings to election officials

by • 6 months ago

The computing giant said it will give election officials access to free threat monitoring and discounted incident-response services.

Houston partners with Microsoft to improve school safety with sensors

by • 11 months ago

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

by • 1 year ago

Local governments still running outdated versions of Microsoft Windows need to start installing patches regularly, says Tenable's Renaud Deraison.

Phishing incident gets emails blacklisted by Microsoft, again

by • 1 year ago

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

by • 2 years ago

Its Airband initiative is slated to provide high-speed internet to three million people by 2022.