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10 Policy Principles to Unlock the Internet of Things

The Center for Data Innovation has released recommendations for policymakers to maximize the benefits of the Internet of Things.

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Website in the Works to Predict Palo Alto, Calif., Flooding
The website would display the San Francisquito Creek on a map and use a color-coded system to indicate the likelihood of it overtopping at known trouble spots.

Dec 19, 2014
Google Fiber Delays Decision on Service in Portland, Other Cities
The company said Thursday that it will delay a verdict on whether it will serve Portland, five suburbs and eight other metro areas in other parts of the country until "early next year."

Dec 19, 2014
Low-Income Citizens Can Benefit When Cities and Private Sector Partner
"Bank On" programs and other innovative initiatives reduce the victimization of poor individuals.

Dec 19, 2014
Philadelphia and Nextdoor to Partner Free for Social Networking
The partnership is similar to ones Nextdoor has struck in communities around the nation as it tries to attract a broad base of users in anticipation of raising revenue through ads.

Dec 19, 2014
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5 Steps for Preparing the Next Generation to Steer the Ship
The state has great leaders. Some are already leading, some are trying to lead and some just don’t know it yet. What can be done to support them?

Dec 19, 2014
Pittsburgh Public Data Center Work Underway with Help from Foundation’s $1.8M
Officials hope the center will eventually include information and statistics from municipalities, nonprofits, civic organizations and universities from across the region.

Dec 18, 2014
What’s Ahead for Open Data in 2015?
Moving government toward big, open and interoperable data.

Dec 17, 2014
Tom Schenk is Chicago's New Chief Data Officer
In September, the city filled it's chief data officer position as opportunities for efficiency and improved service delivery are uncovered.

Dec 16, 2014
Howard County, Ind., Expands Electronic Notice System
Once enrolled, a citizen will receive advance email notification of all regularly scheduled public meetings and special public meetings of the commissioners and the council.

Dec 12, 2014
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