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Balance tech growth with social responsibility, says Sacramento's mayor

by Colin Wood

Technology leaders in private industry and government alike should — carefully — continue pushing California and its capital city forward as a center of economic and technological influence, Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg said Tuesday. “Your day is here,” Steinberg told an audience at StateScoop’s California Innovation Summit in Sacramento. “Our day is here and it’s what we choose to do with it.” Steinberg used his own city’s ongoing journey from…

Sacramento wants to become the next big tech center

by Colin Wood

A new initiative called the Sacramento Urban Technology Lab is the California capital's bid to become a global influencer in the emerging technologies market.

Maryland keeps pushing for cybersecurity investment, opens international trade office in London

by Colin Wood

After announcing a new initiative to bolster Maryland’s cybersecurity economy in June, Gov. Larry Hogan has announced the state has opened an office in the United Kingdom to attract investments from international firms. Operated in partnership between the state Department of Commerce and iCyberCenter@bwtech — a cybersecurity center located at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County Research and Technology Park — the new office is part of the state’s ongoing efforts to…