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San Diego County to Modernize Criminal Case Management System
August 15, 2014 - The new system will provide real-time updates, data transfers, data exchanges and alerts to more than 50 agencies.

Rockport, Maine, Now Boasts Connection 35 Times Faster than San Francisco
August 15, 2014 - The town and its partners own the network and will make it available to any service provider that wants to connect homes and businesses.

Mexico City Launches Innovation Lab to Transform Itself
August 14, 2014 - Laboratorio para la Ciudad aims to help transform the city of 21 million people into a well connected digital metropolis.

Sweeping Computer Upgrades Coming for Glynn County, Ga.
August 13, 2014 - Glynn County Administrator Alan Ours said the economic recession of recent years forced departments to put off necessary upgrades until now.

San Juan County, N.M., Needs $2 Million to Upgrade Software
August 12, 2014 - The county's current software is expiring in the midst of coping with projected revenue losses, and as commissioners decide whether to cut services or raise taxes.

San Francisco Wonders if It's High Time to Regulate Mobile Pot Startup
August 11, 2014 - It’s the Department of Public Health’s turn to figure out how and whether to regulate this hazy new landscape.

Smart Grid Forcing Owensboro, Ky., Municipal Utilities to Consider the Future
August 8, 2014 - Among many characteristics, the smart grid includes net metering, allowing customers to generate their own power with solar and wind technology and actually help power the grid.

Uber, Lyft OK'd in Houston, Debated in Dallas
August 7, 2014 - Houston folds the Uber/Lyft smartphone-centric model into taxi, limo and airport shuttle regulations; Dallas faces a mid-September vote on guidelines.

Uber, Lyft, Sidecar Launch On-Demand Carpool Options
August 7, 2014 - While carpools have never become widespread, rideshare companies may have the critical mass, along with the technology and social engineering, to overcome common obstacles.

Electronic Building Plan System Rolling Out in L.A. County
August 6, 2014 - Customers in some communities can now upload engineering plans for review, pay fees and track projects from submission to permit approval 24/7.

Southeast Raleigh, N.C. Incubator Relaunch Delayed to Gather More Input
August 5, 2014 - The 17-member tasked with developing a new model for the incubator program, suggested that the city shouldn't limit the program to “any one sole type of occupant."

Illinois Completes 55-County Broadband Project
August 4, 2014 - The state's new information superhighway system includes more than 1,000 new miles of high-speed fiber-optic broadband infrastructure.

Calif. High-Speed Rail Ruling Could Help Political Friend and Foe
August 4, 2014 - For Republican Neel Kashkari, who has dubbed the $68 billion effort to link San Francisco and Los Angeles "the Crazy Train," the appeals court's ruling puts the issue back in play for his run for governor.

Los Angeles Wants Improved ‘Animal Management’ System
August 4, 2014 - In 2013-14, the city’s Department of Animal Services said it took in nearly 57,000 cats, dogs, rabbits and other animals.

Sacramento County, Calif., Admits Use of Surveillance Tech
August 1, 2014 - The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department has been using surveillance devices to collect cellphone location data.

High-tech Vision for Google Barge Crumbles in a Heap
August 1, 2014 - The structure -- initially planned as “an interactive space where people can learn about new technology” -- is being prepared to leave Portland for an ocean voyage to an undisclosed location, while the containers on board will be disassembled and scrapped.

San Jose Police Drone Inflames Surveillance-State Rumblings
August 1, 2014 - Police officials say the drone is far from being air-ready, pending approval from the Federal Aviation Administration and the creation of policies governing its use.

Private Chattanooga ISP Says City-Owned Expansion Isn't the Solution for 'Digital Deserts'
July 30, 2014 - With federal grants and built-in tax advantages, the muni broadband offering enjoys an unfair advantage over private telecom companies, says one private ISP owner.

Optimizing Atlanta’s 911 Systems with Data Science
July 29, 2014 - The project's goals include reducing dispatch time, managing human capital more efficiently, and creating a decision-making tool for the Atlanta 911 Center leadership.

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