February 24, 2014, 10am PST
Google's Advanced Technology And Projects (ATAP) group has released information about the new Project Tango—a mobile device that tracks 3D motion, using the data to map user environments.
June 1, 2011, 9am PDT
Los Angeles' public transit authority has joined those of other major U.S. cities in providing a real-time tool for checking to see how soon buses will arrive at specific stops.
September 10, 2010, 8am PDT
This post from <em>The Atlantic</em> suggests that mobile devices and the ability to connect them with the Internet will help lure more people into cities.
February 3, 2010, 5am PST
Gigaom looks at a handful of "augmented reality" apps, both current and projected, that create an interface between the internet and the world around us.
January 29, 2010, 5am PST
Twitter, iPhones, and new sites like SeeClickFix make it increasingly easy for citizens and governments to communicate. Along with newly available data sets, these "Gov 2.0" apps may signal a new era of active citizens and responsive governments.
October 5, 2009, 5am PDT
Writer Ellen Perlman heads to Washington, D.C. to use the new "Where's My Bus?" mobile tracking.