Washington D.C.

Apple, Google: Contact tracing to become standard smartphone feature

by • 3 weeks ago

Nevada, Maryland, Virginia and D.C. will be the first to use a version of the tech giants' jointly developed API that does not require the installation of an app.

D.C. nonprofits push back against digital equity budget cuts

by • 3 months ago

A coalition of organizations that try to boost internet access and digital literacy is concerned with the mayor's plan to cut the city's tech budget.

D.C. CTO proposes 'cluster-based' IT inspired by pandemic

by • 3 months ago

Washington CTO Lindsey Parker proposed her office work with "clusters" of agencies to develop technology projects to encourage the city's adoption of enterprise IT.

Budget cuts ahead, D.C. to merge connectivity, 'smart city' programs

by • 3 months ago

Washington D.C. Chief Technology Officer Lindsey Parker proposed merging the city’s “SmarterDC” and “ConnectDC” programs into a new, community-based project.

D.C. groups oppose city's real-time vehicle location tracking policy

by • 4 months ago

A policy enacted in February by the D.C. transportation department requiring companies to share ride data in real time is facing escalating criticism from privacy advocates and neighborhood groups.

States spend big on remote-working tech, brace for unemployment

by • 6 months ago

As unemployment claims spike, some governments' systems struggle to keep pace with the heightened load.

Data-breach bill gives D.C. power to go after companies with weak cybersecurity

by • 7 months ago

Revisions to Washington, D.C.'s, 2007 breach-notification add more categories of protected personal data and new powers for the city's attorney general to investigate breaches.

Wyoming lawmakers advance digital driver's license bill

by • 7 months ago

After a pilot testing the technology in 2017, Wyoming lawmakers are joining a growing trend, laying down laws that would allow for device-based identification.

Iran airstrike hasn't elevated network activity in D.C., officials say

by • 9 months ago

District officials have been vigilant since the death of general Qassem Soleimani, but told reporters network surveillance traffic from Iran has stayed consistent.

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