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South Bend’s Mayor on What Local Governments Can Learn From Estonia

The Indiana city’s new mobility-as-a-service pilot is helping low-income shift workers commute for free.

A New App Flags The Old Tweets That Could Get You Fired

A wise job candidate is a vigilant curator of their own social media history.

New Tech Promises to Predict Your Moods. That Might Not be a Good Thing

Your wristband or phone would serve as a sensor, helping you ward off depression, supporters of the new technology say.

How FEMA Could Help Avoid Another Missile Alert Mishap

State and local authorities are responsible for sending and rescinding alerts but FEMA can—and says it will—require the underlying infrastructure be more user-friendly.

How Government Agencies Are Solving Hiring Challenges with Technology

Modern workers have little patience for the traditional 8-to-5 work schedules that persist in many government agencies.

The Next Data Mine Is Your Bedroom

Google wants to scan your clothing and listen to you brush your teeth. Welcome home.

Survey: Most Employees Unaware of Travel Security Threats

A lot of employees are flouting common security measures while traveling.

The First Smartphone App to Detect Actual Heart Attacks Probably Won’t Be Apple’s

This app could detect a type of heart attack caused by complete blockage of an artery.

GSA to Expand Beyond Phones for Mobility Solutions

The updated special item number will include mobile security, app development and vetting and more, instead of just carriers and devices.