NASA, the Department of Defense, and other federal agencies are shifting toward more strategic and complex cloud applications, as they try to drive down costs amid flat IT budgets.
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October 29, 2012
All underground stations are expected to be wired by 2016, but trains were not expected to have service between stations.
Chuck Raasch looks at how combining services can help local governments "to capitalize on the economics of scale and offset declining revenue since the Great Recession."
October 26, 2012
Medical society supports a prescription registry that would flag doctor shoppersA patient making a first-time visit to a doctor's office complains of headaches or some other intense pain.
Big data could change the way we see the world. This week experts have gathered in Washington DC to discuss it, these are some of the examples that came up More dataUnless you work with it on a daily basis, big data is relatively unknown, both as a term and a concept. Even among industry experts its definition is the subject of intense debate. To some the key characteristic is a database's volume, to others it is its complexity, or even the speed at which data is gathered and analysed. To you and I, big data is probably best understood as the enormous datasets held by corporations, governments ...
Online voter sign-ups are a hit, but actual voting by a PC or mobile device is still a long way off
Aspires three-year-old intensive residency program aims at training incoming teachers for positions in one of the networks nearly three dozen schools.
October 24, 2012
October 16, 2012
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) State General Treasurer Gina Raimondo has launched an initiative to improve Rhode Islanders' financial literacy.
October 14, 2012
On Jan. 1, California will become the first state in the nation to charge industries across the economy for the greenhouse gases they emit.
October 12, 2012
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced the launch of BlightStatus, a new technology tool that will let city residents and officials track blight. The tool was created with the help of the city’s Code for America fellows which are working in the city this year. Reducing blight in New Orleans is one of the Mayor’s [...]
"Big Data" is used to track malaria infections in Kenya, showing how humans carry the disease between locales.
A free app, launched by the National Military Family Association, is meant to tame a well-intentioned tangle of cyber care and advice.
October 11, 2012
Kelly Smith looks at a host of technologies - from thermoplastics to video sensing systems - that local leaders in Minnesota are hoping can make crosswalks safer for pedestrians amid rising incidences of fatalities.read more
October 8, 2012
Road crews have already converted some downtown streets from three lanes to two in order to accommodate new bike lanes.
An experiment in Germany engages kids to build micro-cities as playgrounds. The idea is coming to downtown Philadelphia.
Writer David Lepeska offers a great summary of innovative civic technologies and mobile apps being used across the country, and speculates about which city will be the first to use Twitter as a very public suggestion box.
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