Tech & Data
The ride-sharing company tried to conceal a 2016 data breach through its bug bounty program.
City officials in Texas confront the state on its industry-backed preemption law.
The state will be the first to implement ranked-choice voting in its June primaries, but not all the candidates will commit to accepting the results.
“If governments deploy systems on human populations without frameworks for accountability, they risk losing touch with how decisions have been made, thus rendering them unable to know or respond to bias, errors, or other problems,” according to a new report.
While bitcoin mining may not create many jobs, state officials and cryptocurrency advocates believe in the economic potential of the industries created through blockchain technology.
The state will soon offer information security training local governments should consider to help avoid a crisis of Atlanta proportions.
From Georgia to Texas and Colorado, city halls are trying to fend off state efforts to assert control over local rights of way.
The winning initiatives leverage high-speed internet along with everything from virtual reality to GIS to better local education and workforce opportunities.
After another cyberattack on a U.S. city, it may be time to figure out a less passive response.
Ahead of Route Fifty’s “City in Beta” event, San Jose Deputy City Manager Kip Harkness outlines how the city is working to become “as innovative as the Silicon Valley population we serve.”
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Santa Fe mayor reaffirms “sanctuary city” policy … rural Missouri counties push higher taxes to fund police … N.H. town retreats from glass recycling … and this year’s “Strongest Town.”
Some states will have to tread water until the 2020 election as far as purchasing secure voting machines, but where there are voter-marked paper ballots there’s hope.
Exploring U.S. geography through a jigsaw puzzle of community snapshots.
Civil rights groups, immigration advocates and state AGs prepare for what could “potentially be a long-haul flight.”
A new survey finds that state transportation departments are using unmanned aircraft for gathering images of construction sites, surveying, bridge inspections and other tasks.
New technology suggests automated machines might be the ones scanning your fingerprints from surfaces in the near future.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Okla. schools prepare for teacher walkout … Ariz. governor suspends Uber’s AV testing … Va. Beach city manager’s heated text about a state official … and N.J.’s Pulaski Skyway waiting game.
And they expect the social network CEO’s ‘full cooperation’ while they ensure the consumer privacy of users.
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