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Texas bill would prevent phone companies from 'throttling' first responders' data
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Federal report prices national next generation 911 rollout
The multibillion-dollar figure calculated by federal agencies will help Congress advance discussions on building such a communications system over the next decade.