Tags Washington D.C.

'Road Vision' traffic metrics app wins D.C. app challenge

by • 1 month ago

The app, which uses mobile-phone and surveillance-camera footage to analyze traffic, won $25,000 and a beta-testing opportunity with the D.C. government.

D.C. developers present futuristic traffic, environmental apps for civic challenge

by • 2 months ago

As part of the capital's GigabitxDC Challenge, semifinalists showcased mobile innovations that found new uses for the next generation of wireless technology.

On data privacy, state AGs say they're following California's lead

by • 2 months ago

As states figure out how to protect their residents' personal data, many are waiting to see how California's sweeping new privacy law is implemented.

A Twitter bot is trying to fix D.C.'s parking problems

by • 2 months ago

The Washington, D.C. license plate lookup tool is seeing early success on Twitter. Now its creators want to develop it into a fully fledged mobile app.

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser nominates new technology chief

by • 2 months ago

Lindsey Parker, Bowser's deputy chief of staff, will take over for Barney Krucoff, the city's data officer who's been serving as interim CTO for the past year.

Washington, D.C., names Suneel Cherukuri as permanent CISO

by • 4 months ago

Cherukuri succeeds the city's first CISO, John MacMichael, who stepped down in January.

Washington, D.C., scooter regulations are 'impossible', Bird says

by • 4 months ago

The city is raising its scooter fleet cap from 400 to 600 per company, but the companies say that's still not enough to provide equitable service.

AWS announces winners of annual 'City on a Cloud' competition

by • 9 months ago

Washington, D.C.; Los Angeles; and Asheville, North Carolina, are among the cities that were awarded for their creative uses of Amazon's cloud-computing platform.

For better voter turnout, D.C. elections board forges unique partnership with Nextdoor

by • 10 months ago

The social networking service will help the district provide its residents with voting information that could increase participation in future elections.

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