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Mike Riggs

Mike Riggs is a staff writer at The Atlantic Cities.

The Sunny Side of Mass Surveillance

New Oakland hub will collect and analyze data from around the city -- including social media monitoring.

IT Modernization

Why Cops and Prosecutors Are Begging iPhone Users to Upgrade to iOS 7

The new operating system might reduce iPhone thefts.

CIO Briefing

New NASA Machine Can Detect a Human Heartbeat Under 30 Feet of Rubble

Radar system wasn't ready after Moore, Okla., tornado. It will be next time.

Emerging Tech

Why Firefighters Are Scared of Solar Power

A 300,000 square foot warehouse burned down, and the local fire department says solar panels are partly to blame.