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Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Public Wi-Fi is table stakes, and unsecured Wi-Fi is risky business (Reader Forum)

July 17, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

While public Wi-FI can be very convenient, both for users and providers, it also introduces a number of security challenges. Unsecured or under-secured public Wi-Fi networks can expose users to cyber threats like identity theft, financial fraud and data breaches. Once […]


Public Institutions, Public Works

DHS selects 6 digital wallet startups for identity security contracts

July 8, 2024

Via: FCW

The Department of Homeland Security took steps to bolster digital wallet technology development on Monday, announcing six startups the agency will partner with to help secure the privacy of travelers who are utilizing digital credentials. Credence ID, Hushmesh, Netis d.o.o., […]


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Hitting the gas at Energy

July 8, 2024

Via: FCW

Ann Dunkin has one of the coolest CIO gigs in government. Her job as the top tech official at the Department of Energy takes her to National Laboratories, nuclear security facilities, grid operations, supercomputing centers and more. Dunkin is a […]


Public Institutions, Public Works

How to maximize AI’s potential for government

July 3, 2024

Via: FCW

With AI surging, and more than 60 new governments set to take office and implement policy frameworks in 2024, we’ve arrived at an era-defining moment. Decision-makers have an opportunity to steer the course of AI and harness its impacts for […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Learning from Robotics Missteps in Rolling Out AI in Waste Management

June 28, 2024

Via: Waste Management World

Like many industries, there’s little doubt that 2024 was the year AI took the waste management sector by storm. It has been the topic du jour in media headlines and on the waste management event circuit—from WasteExpo to IFAT. But […]


Public Institutions, Public Works

Federal buyers have a new ‘co-pilot’ to get good deals for government

June 21, 2024

Via: FCW

The new Procurement Co-Pilot brings data together from across the government — something that’s historically been difficult to do. Read More on FCW


Electric Utility, Public Utilities

DLR is More Than Optimizing Capacity; How Can Utilities Ensure Safety and Reliability?

June 20, 2024

Via: PowerMag

Dynamic line rating (DLR) enables utilities to unlock up to 40% additional capacity from existing infrastructure, allowing grid operators to rapidly increase energy throughput. This capability is crucial in today’s energy landscape, where the proportion of renewable energy sources is […]


Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Electrifying neighborhoods could save California billions on gas line replacements

June 20, 2024

Via: Utility Dive

Some states, cities and utilities have begun to act on ambitious plans to prune back the gas pipeline system, with hopes to transition buildings onto clean energy. Massachusetts established a first-of-its-kind state office in March charged with navigating the process. […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Connecting mobile enterprise workforces simply and securely

June 19, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Building on a robust partnership anchored on managed network services for large enterprises and federal agencies, MetTel and Dell Technologies are launching a Laptop as-a-Service program to simplify device management without compromising on connectivity, performance or security. With 5G-connected AI […]


Basic Services, Public Transport

Pennsylvania launches Aviation Economic Impact Calculator

June 13, 2024

Via: Transportation Today News

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation recently unveiled the Aviation Economic Impact Calculator that will allow airports to view the economic impact of potential facility updates and activities. The tool will allow the state’s 120 public-use airports to calculate updated impacts […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

US internet users increased by 13 million in two years, NTIA says

June 12, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

The numbers of United States internet users increased by about 13 million between 2021 to 2023, according to new numbers from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)’s Internet Use Survey. That increase is the largest one since the 2015-2017 […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

New York Electronics Recycler Releases ESG Report

June 11, 2024

Via: Waste360

Sunnking Sustainable Solutions, New York’s first R2 certified electronics recycler, proudly announces the release of its inaugural Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report for 2023. Earlier this year, Sunnking rebranded as Sunnking Sustainable Solution truly embracing the role of being […]


Health & Insurance, Social Services

Online health services, apps to face new data security rule enforcement in July

May 29, 2024

Via: FCW

Digital health services like websites, mobile apps or internet-connected devices that track health conditions and store sensitive personal health information will be required to notify their users of data breaches under new enforcement rules set to take effect later this […]


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Why does timing and sync matter for 5G monetization?

May 29, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

In modern networks, timing and synchronization are taking on increasing importance for several reasons: The widespread deployment of Time-Division Duplexing (TDD) midband spectrum for 5G, and because increasingly exact coordination is being demanded of the network for advanced air interface […]


Basic Services, Emergency Services

DHS sets its research sights on 8 emerging technologies

May 28, 2024

Via: FCW

Artificial intelligence, advanced sensing capabilities and biotechnologies are three of the eight emerging technologies in which the Department of Homeland Security plans to invest more agency resources over the next seven fiscal years, according to a new strategic plan released […]


Basic Services, Civil Service

How government outreach can combat election disinformation

May 23, 2024

Via: FCW

COMMENTARY | We need a solution in which messages are non-partisan, easily accessible and easy to understand. Read More on FCW


Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Where AI makes a difference for the telecoms industry (Reader Forum)

May 17, 2024

Via: RCR Wireless News

Generative AI (GenAI) is a breathtaking technology feat that could substantially impact society and the economy. The business adoption rate will determine the extent of that impact and how quickly people adapt to working in new ways. The role of […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

New Rules Pending for Reuse And How Movers in This Space Are Doing

May 16, 2024

Via: Waste360

Reuse and refillable packaging models could cut plastic pollution by about 70 percent according to a UN report, and a recent Oceana analysis, compiling data from multiple resources, adds more dimension to the case for reuse. The authors name leading […]


Public Institutions, Public Works

Pre-award protests cleared in FBI’s $7B IT services pact

May 16, 2024

Via: FCW

The Government Accountability Office rejects the last pre-award protest involving this blanket purchase agreement for IT services and supplies. Read More on FCW


Basic Services, Public Transport

FTA announces $20.5B for transit agencies

April 8, 2024

Via: Transportation Today News

On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced that $20.5 billion in federal funding would be available to support public transit across the country. The funding, part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, will be available to […]