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New York City unveils benefits screening API
Officials say the new tool will make it easier for other organizations to understand the city's benefits processes and screen for eligible residents.
NYC works to reboot wireless network after GPS update crashed it
The city's wireless network and a few canceled commercial flights are among the few casualties of a rare GPS memory refresh.
NYC, UN partner to expand city digital rights group
The Cities Coalition for Digital Rights, started in November by NYC and two other cities, will expand rapidly through a new partnership with the UN.
New York City's algorithm task force to hold first public meetings nearly a year after creation
The first public meeting is scheduled for April 30, but transparency advocates say the city has been slow to open its discussions to the public.
NYC data office looks to evolve past 'startup mentality'
The city's Mayors Office of Data Analytics is now a permanent agency. Now, its officials are moving ad hoc processes into advanced analytics strategies.
How the NYPD is using machine learning to spot crime patterns
The department has revealed "Patternizr," a tool used the past two year years to spot crime patterns nearly invisible to the human eye.
New York City launches urban tech community program
"The Grid" is aimed at connecting players in New York's burgeoning urban-tech industry.
New York City installs Waze GPS beacons in tunnels
The Bluetooth-connected devices allow drivers to maintain a GPS signal through four tunnels where coverage was previously unavailable.
NYC Cyber Command may win a permanent spot in city government
The move would codify cybersecurity as one of the services the city government provides to its nearly 9 million residents.