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Seattle innovation council tackles homelessness, social services in first projects

by • 1 month ago

The group comprised of local technology companies, university deans and city leaders has named seven new technology projects designed to improve life for the city's residents.

Police need public's trust before adopting new technologies, officials say

by • 2 months ago

Emerging technologies like drones and data analytics can help police, but they need community acceptance first, speakers at a South by Southwest panel said.

Seattle mayor to nominate Ottawa's Saad Bashir as CTO

by • 4 months ago

Mayor Jenny Durkan is expected to nominate Ottawa's outgoing chief information officer as Seattle's new chief technology officer.

Seattle readies UPS 'eBike' pilot to assist urban delivery

by • 7 months ago

The eBikes, operated by UPS, will work alongside traditional vans as part of an experimental project.

Seattle invites public to comment on its surveillance technologies

by • 7 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.

Cities are preparing to sue FCC over new 'unlawful' 5G antenna rules

by • 8 months ago

The mayor of Seattle, a leading city in the dispute, announced it will appeal rules she called an "overreach by the Trump administration."

Seattle pumps $400K into digital literacy through annual grant program

by • 9 months ago

This year's Technology Matching Fund recipients are fewer, but will receive more funding.

Seattle's 'Innovation Advisory Council' to commit corporate technology to homelessness, transportation issues

by • 9 months ago

Officials from companies including Amazon, Zillow, Microsoft, Expedia and Tableau say they will share their technology to help solve local issues.

As public safety tech advances, policy remains 'light years behind'

by • 1 year ago

A panel of experts at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, say institutional barriers are blocking progress promised by new technologies in policing.

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