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Rebuke by ‘open government’ official leads to posting of full council minutes

Rebuke by ‘open government’ official leads to posting of full council minutes

On Tuesday, the City Clerk’s Office began making the minutes of City Council meetings available online. Getting historical minutes online is in the works.

Left behind in tech-focused Cambridge? CCTV has classes for those 50 and older

Left behind in tech-focused Cambridge? CCTV has classes for those 50 and older

It turns out 50 is not too young to feel overwhelmed by the Internet. Even Google knows it.

Social media use at school gets embrace from Harvard expert’s Wednesday talk

Social media use at school gets embrace from Harvard expert’s Wednesday talk

Since social media crackdowns don’t go over well in schools or family life, parents and educators will be comforted by this upcoming free seminar: “Social media will not eat your children.”

From futuristic outpost in Kendall Square, Akamai gets world’s best view of the Web

From futuristic outpost in Kendall Square, Akamai gets world’s best view of the Web

This glass-walled command center in plain sight looks like the lair of a James Bond villain, but is actually how one company keeps watch over the health of the Internet – and clients’ ability to do business no matter how bad things get.

Cheung launches an agenda-setting tour today for Innovate Massachusetts group

Cheung launches an agenda-setting tour today for Innovate Massachusetts group

Entrepreneurs and the tech industry have a champion in city councillor Leland Cheung, whose Innovate Massachusetts Alliance is going on a small listening tour for priorities to bring to new Gov. Charlie Baker.

Haystack helps find those elusive parking spaces, but driving conditions are slippery

Haystack helps find those elusive parking spaces, but driving conditions are slippery

Haystack Mobile, an app that lets people trade public parking spots for money, has a official launch Thursday, but not everyone is happy about it.

First look at city regulating car services brings online firestorm, heated hearing

First look at city regulating car services brings online firestorm, heated hearing

Furor over regulation of app-driven ride programs such as Uber hasn’t calmed since a License Commission meeting Tuesday.

Apply by May 30 to join official task force planning city’s broadband Internet future

The task force will examine options to increase competition, reduce pricing and improve speed, reliability and customer service for residents and businesses.

Budget of $524.4M adds library hours, starts look at plan for citywide Wi-Fi

Budget of $524.4M adds library hours, starts look at plan for citywide Wi-Fi

More Sunday library hours, the start of a citywide Wi-Fi strategic plan and the start of an experiment in “participatory budgeting” are in the city’s upcoming budget.

Police Twitter system failed at vital time, adding to confusion in bomb aftermath

Police Twitter system failed at vital time, adding to confusion in bomb aftermath

In all the examination of police response since the Boston Marathon bombing, it has never been mentioned publicly that an automated police alert system broke.

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