Experts: Pennsylvania missed identifying thousands of unserved internet areas
The Broadband Development Authority could cause the state to lose out on millions in federal funding by failing to identify broadband needs.
Broadband access for all starts with transparent data | Opinion
Decision makers should use every resource available to make informed choices about which areas of the state need broadband grant funding.
Can Pa. reclaim its status as an economic powerhouse? | Friday Morning Coffee
The commonwealth boasts powerhouse research universities, and a diverse and talented workforce that should put it on the map as nationwide leader. But, as a new report makes clear, for a combination of reasons, the state hasn’t been able to convert on those opportunities, and is “emerging from the pandemic with a set of middling […]
More than 30 states join lawsuit accusing Google of anti-competitive practices
Iowa is among 36 states suing Google over allegations the tech firm is operating a monopoly with its app store and Google Billing. In the Midwest, Minnesota, Missouri, Minnesota and South Dakota also are involved with the lawsuit, Utah v. Google. The states claim Google paid off competitors and used contracts to create a monopoly for its app store […]
Thousands in Pa. could have compromised health data. A Senate panel wants answers
The Health Department begged off Tuesday's hearing, saying pending litigation barred the agency from appearing.
As cyber threats loom, state officials aim to boost defenses
Just last week, the House State Government Committee tabled HB 40, a bill introduced by state Rep. Seth Grove, R-York, that would have established IT governance and oversight, including an Office of Information Technology (OIT) at the state level.