Government IT budgets expected to decline as interest in technology spikes
Chief information officers find themselves more relevant than ever, yet more than half in a recent survey said they expect their budgets to get cut this year. Meanwhile, Toronto's smart neighborhood project loses its developer.
Challenge winners propose technology to fix, modernize NYC's sluggish subway
Continuous Wi-Fi and control systems that improve train spacing are among the winning concepts.
Wireless broadband challenge funds 20 winning ideas in first phase
The design phase of a national competition is complete. Organizers say they're impressed by the creative concepts for bridging the digital divide and assisting during emergencies.
Alaska lawmakers push for net neutrality enforcement via contracting
The state would become the sixth in recent weeks to adopt formal rules encouraging internet service providers to abide by content access principles no longer enforced by the federal government.
San Francisco asks vendors for citywide fiber that is net neutral, secure
The city has officially begun its procurement process to build a gigabit network that blankets the city.
Three 5G wireless firms compete to bring service to NYC's Governors Island
The companies have been names as contestants in a moonshot program led by the city's technology and innovation teams.
Under a new mayor, Seattle CTO Michael Mattmiller resigns
After four years of service, the city's head technology official says it's time to return to the private sector.
Missouri creates rural broadband manager role to spearhead connectivity programs
The new position will create a plan for connectivity in remote areas and act as a clearinghouse for the state's many rural broadband programs.
Atlanta just took another step toward becoming a smart city
The city is asking vendors to pitch solutions for 5g wireless, interactive kiosks, connected transportation infrastructure and other Internet of Things technologies.