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Alameda County Tries Again for Inmate Video Visitation System

Nov 25, 2014

The new IP-based solution would be used at the county’s two jails, the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin and the Glenn E. Dyer Detention Facility in Oakland.

San Diego Hires Its First Chief Data Officer

Nov 25, 2014

The Southern California city is making an investment in the future of open data.

High-Speed Rail Authority Appoints Chief Administrative Officer

Nov 24, 2014

Most recently, Deborah Harper was deputy secretary of administration for the California Department of Veterans Affairs

Scantron to Provide Web Tool for Testing California Elementary Students

Nov 24, 2014

Scantron, a provider of K–12 assessment solutions, said its computer adaptive assessment solution will help the state implement the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and transition to the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) testing assessments.

California Research & Education Network Gets 100-Gigabit Upgrade

Nov 21, 2014

CalREN has almost 10,000 connection sites among K-12, community colleges, the California State University, University of California campuses and private universities such as Caltech and Stanford.

Technology Headlines Across the U.S.

Nov 21, 2014

Recent technology-related headlines from across the U.S. courtesy of Government Technology: How Portland Is Tackling the Innovation Dilemma Portland, Ore., is experimenting with an annual competition aimed at resolving this dilemma. Now in its second year,

CGI Will Replace City of Los Angeles Procurement System

Nov 21, 2014

The Montreal-based company says the improvements for Los Angeles will include a one-stop shopping experience, automated inventory control, and electronic invoicing and payment tracking.

California Vehicle Fleet Among Greenest in North America

Nov 20, 2014

Beginning in 2015 at least 10 percent of all eligible non-emergency, light-duty vehicle acquisitions (such as sedans) for the state’s fleet are electric vehicles.

Ramos to Chair California Broadband Council

Nov 19, 2014

The nine-member council is reorganizing with pending departures planned in the next few weeks and months, and changing roles for some.

San Diego State Researchers Test Twitter as a Flu Surveillance Tool

Nov 18, 2014

Twitter is becoming an increasingly accurate surveillance tool for monitoring influenza in U.S. cities, according to a San Diego State study published in the November issue of the Journal of Medical Internet Research.

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