Tags Washington D.C.

Bike lane object-detection tech one of three winners in DCx challenge

by • 6 days ago

Three winners of a Washington D.C. startup competition will split $20,000 for their public-safety-driven technologies.

U.S. can't crack top 10 in survey of 'smartest' cities

by • 1 week ago

A new smart-city ranking index listed just nine U.S. cities out of 102 globally, based on residents' perceptions of infrastructure and civic services.

Washington, D.C., to test digital driver's licenses within six months

by • 2 weeks ago

District Chief Technology Officer Lindsey Parker announced at an event that the local government will soon begin experimenting with digital credentials.

Federal cyberattacks hit D.C. city government first, CTO says

by • 2 weeks ago

For some cyberattackers, Washington D.C. is a test bed before their attacks are ready to be leveled against the federal government.

Three 5G ideas named semifinalists in D.C. challenge

by • 2 months ago

Three semifinalists will demonstrate their solutions in front of judges on Oct. 2 to determine who wins the $20,000 prize.

D.C.'s latest app challenge takes on public safety

by • 4 months ago

Months after a similar competition targeting transportation and environment, the city now looks for tools to support its police, fire and health departments.

Tested by Ubers, scooters and seas of data, city officials see opportunity

by • 4 months ago

A mercurial landscape of transportation options is challenging cities in way that urban transportation officials say they can't build their way out of.

Washington, D.C., introduces 'resiliency' plan to protect against 21st-century threats

by • 6 months ago

The "Resilient D.C." strategy published Monday includes 16 technology goals aimed at protecting the city from physical, economic and manmade threats.

Without federal action on data privacy, states forge ahead on their own

by • 7 months ago

A patchwork of internet privacy regulations is emerging as more states consider personal data protections demanded by the public.