Gail Roper

Montgomery County, Md., hires new CIO as longstanding IT chief retires


Gail Roper, a former CIO of Raleigh, N.C., will replace Sonny Segal, the Washington suburb's CIO since 2012, who is retiring after a 40-year career in tech.

Google expands fiber Internet service to four southeast cities


Google said it is moving forward with plans to build 100 Mbps fiber-optic Internet service in Atlanta; Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina; and Nashville, Tennessee, over the coming year.