Donald Trump wants to build a physical wall across the U.S. border with Mexico. Congress doesn’t want to spend the money. Will the President shut down the government to get what he wants or go for a SMART Wall? Place your bets.
Microsoft has a five-year plan to deliver broadband internet access to rural America by deploying the internet over unused TV spectrum. Broadcasters are screaming foul.
Harvard has launched a major new project called “Defending Digital Democracy” designed to overcome election hacking and protect the U.S. democratic process. Is it enough to make up for Executive Office skepticism and inaction?
A Think Tank of Europe’s best and brightest minds recently assembled to tackle the topic of 'Getting the Right Mix for Your Hybrid IT Infrastructure.' Here are the highlights from a report on what they had to say.
Parts of the U.S. are experiencing an opioid addiction crisis. While the causes are considered known, Big Data may yet provide policy makers with a better grasp on the problem.
Michael Bloomberg is giving $200 million to provide new tools that allow city mayors to innovate, solve problems, and work together to move the needle on the issues he believes matter most to citizens and America's future.
What if someone could figure out when, where and why traffic accidents occur and prevent them from happening? Enter Zendrive.
The City of Orlando, Fla. was an early adopter of cloud-based government solutions. It’s still leading the way.
Slight geek alert. A team of researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology has found a way to create an internet fast lane for the huge amounts of emergency related data. A good idea for sure but will it hold?
The world is awash in data but most of it buried away in hard to find or inaccessible places—researchers’ hard drives, private servers or obscure web sites—or it is in formats that are difficult to work with. data.world aims to change that one dataset at a time.
Abolishing the Obama-era net neutrality rules is a priority for the Federal Communications Commission and this time public opinion may not be enough to turn the tide.
Do American spy agencies have a responsibility to tell software manufacturers about dangerous potential exploits they may find in their products?
It's been a busy week for President Trump, what with sacking the FBI Director, hosting a Russian government photo opp in the Oval Office, as as personally inventing a business phrase that dates back to the Great Depression. But there's still time for another Executive Order, this time around cyber-security.