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Texas bill would prevent phone companies from 'throttling' first responders' data

by • 1 week ago

The legislation follows an incident in which Verizon cut off firefighters' mobile devices that hit a monthly data limit during the biggest wildfire in California history.

California is planning a technology conference to help it fight wildfires

by • 3 months ago

After the most destructive and deadly year for wildfires in recent memory, state officials will look to innovate ways to combat future blazes.

Maine to modernize fingerprinting, criminal history records with federal grant

by • 4 months ago

Planned upgrades include an automated fingerprinting identification system to be shared by Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont.

NYPD decommissions 3,000 body cameras after one explodes

by • 4 months ago

Independent investigators with both the city and Axon, the device maker's parent company, will search for answers.

Indiana National Guard recovers from ransomware attack on state server

by • 4 months ago

The server included military and civilian personal information, but officials say the malware used doesn't typically compromise data.

Esri introduces ArcGIS mobile app for FirstNet ecosystem

by • 4 months ago

The app, Explorer for ArcGIS, provides ArcGIS capabilities to agencies that might otherwise struggle to securely share mapping data.

Emergency shelters and housing map returns after Hurricane Michael

by • 4 months ago

Engineers from government software firm Tyler Technologies first developed the map for relief workers after Hurricane Harvey in 2017.

Seattle invites public to comment on its surveillance technologies

by • 4 months ago

The city will host five public meetings in the coming weeks to ensure locals have a chance to be included in the evolution of the local government's privacy policy.

Federal report prices national next generation 911 rollout

by • 5 months ago

The multibillion-dollar figure calculated by federal agencies will help Congress advance discussions on building such a communications system over the next decade.

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