New York

For New Yorkers at risk of eviction, the city launched a new service

by • 2 months ago

New York City's new "tenant resource portal" provides an informational tool to protect the rights of some 1.5 million residents at risk of being evicted during the pandemic.

State and local governments plead again as federal pandemic relief stalls

by • 2 months ago

"Tough decisions are going to be made" if Congress doesn't provide a big rescue package, one county leader said.

New York passes bill to review state's broadband offerings

by • 3 months ago

Legislation headed to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's desk would review broadband availability in the state and compare actual speeds with advertised ones.

New York will investigate Twitter hack, Cuomo says

by • 3 months ago

New York will look into how bitcoin scammers took over the accounts of numerous politicians, celebrities and corporations, including cryptocurrency exchanges regulated by the state.

How a Long Island county automated its health system to fight coronavirus

by • 4 months ago

Implementation of robotic process automation in Suffolk County, New York spared nurses from spending hours tediously compiling COVID-19 case data as the pandemic worsened.

Pandemic kindled 'newfound interest' in government's IT modernization project

by • 4 months ago

Google executive Todd Schroeder said recent successes rapidly upgrading legacy systems in state and local government will have a lasting effect on the mindsets of IT leaders.

Pandemic's budget shortfalls push states toward automation

by • 4 months ago

As chief information officers anticipate working with smaller budgets and smaller teams, automating processes, they say, appears increasingly necessary.

New York State shares lessons from COVID-19 tech 'SWAT teams'

by • 5 months ago

The state Office of Information Technology Services published a "playbook" based on the rapid projects it had to undertake during the worst of the pandemic.

New York City asks ISPs, technology companies to help close digital divide

by • 5 months ago

The city is asking internet carriers and other groups for ideas on how to bring broadband service to the 46 percent households in poverty that lack access.

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