Albuquerque, New Mexico, schools closed after cyberattack


A cyberattack against the city's public schools does not appear to be related to a ransomware attack on surrounding Bernalillo County, the FBI said.

Cities ply data against declining economic mobility


Under a new initiative funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, 10 cities will track data with the goal of reducing income inequality and boosting economic opportunity for individuals and families.

OneABQ takes on Albuquerque's 'app sprawl' problem


A new non-emergency service request app also ties together the city's many under-used mobile apps.

Albuquerque chief information officer moves to Phoenix


Peter Ambs, who oversaw IT in New Mexico's largest city for nearly eight years, is now an assistant CIO for the Arizona capital.

What it means to be a 'smart city' in 2018 — and why we should consider another name


From railroads to sewers to paved roads, cities must improve their infrastructure to avoid fading away. "Smart city" upgrades add a different dimension to the story.

White House sending $150M in grants to local IT training programs


The Department of Labor hopes to jumpstart efforts in communities across the country to educate workers on the latest tech skills.