Pew report names 5 traits of successful statewide broadband programs
A new Pew report identifies requisites like stakeholder engagement and capacity building as key to success for statewide broadband initiatives.
Ransomware hits everywhere, but governments pay 10 times more
Between April and June, the average payment from government victims was $338,700, compared to $36,295 for all victims, according to cybersecurity firm Coveware.
Ex-San Francisco fellow publishes city's lost autonomous vehicles white paper
Forgotten amid a political shuffle, the document condenses the expertise of more than a dozen companies in the connected-device and self-driving vehicles markets.
How to improve IoT's role in city construction? Model it from the start, a new report says
Sensors and other tools are often overlooked in design and architecture, Georgia Tech researchers find.
Twelve of the top 50 smart cities in the world are in the U.S., according to new report
Strong federal support was credited for kickstarting local efforts in many American cities.
Mini smart city drives research on fuel efficiency for connected autonomous vehicles
Using data from driving simulators and a scaled-down city model, university researchers aim to reduce fuel consumption in the next-gen vehicles by 20 percent.
Smart city research targets social inequity in Baltimore
University researchers are studying the needs of low-income residents and expect to deliver a strategic technology plan to the city within one year.
Gigabit internet should be a universal utility in San Francisco, says city report
A panel convened by Supervisor Mark Farrell concludes that internet has graduated from a luxury to an essential component of living.
Improvements to GIS data generate more federal funding for states, study finds
Ongoing research at George Washington University reveals a strong correlation between fuller population counts and increased funding.