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.
Atlanta evaluates AI chatbot for 311 service
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
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
In an effort to end traffic deaths, Microsoft and Datakind team up on a study showing where and why vehicles collide.